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Impactful malaria science, and the trailblazers leading the fight. A podcast from the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Nov 26, 2021

Single-genome sequencing reveals evolution of P vivax malaria parasites within the human host and identifies mutations that could confer drug resistance and escape from natural or vaccine immune responses.


The fight against malaria is often described as a game of catch up, as the malaria parasite adapts and...

Nov 10, 2021

Every year, the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute hosts its Future of Malaria Research Symposium. It highlights the work of younger scientists, giving them the chance to 'run the show'.

This podcast is a conversation between this year's keynote speaker, Etienne Bilgo, and director of the Malaria...

Nov 5, 2021

Large cage experiments that emulate the real-world environment demonstrate the viability of gene drive technology.


Gene drives have the potential to reduce malaria transmission by controlling mosquito reproduction. By targeting the doublesex gene of Anopheles mosquitoes, they can render female mosquitoes...