Label » Malaria

This afternoon, I attended a session at the Harvard Global Health Institute on the quest to eradicate malaria. Speakers included Ashish Jha, Rear Admiral Timothy Zimmer, Jessica Cohen, Regina Rabinovich, and Dyane Wirth. 196 kata lagi


Zika virus and 100 Things You Should Know About DDT

An apparent epidemic of Zika virus has hit South America and is working its way north. According to the CDC: Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. 6.668 kata lagi

Climate Change

A week full of premieres

Last week was an exciting week full of premieres, both professionally and privately.

The week started on Monday with my first-ever, work-related TV-interview. Those of you who’ve known me long enough may have vague memories of an interview for RTV Utrecht at the open stage in former Café Flitz. 205 kata lagi


Travel Advisory: Notable Infections & Vaccinations

Living in the States, one thing I usually don’t think of is my need to get certain vaccinations. Prior to my arrival in the States eons ago, I was fully loaded with the latest in vaccinations. 1.348 kata lagi

Women In Medicine

History of Parasitologists in India pt 1

I’ll try not to bore anyone with too many details but I can’t help but find history interesting. So here is a brief (very brief) mention of one of the many famous parasitologists that have worked in India. 399 kata lagi

Bihar, India

Up To 25% Of White-tailed Deer Along The East Coast Have Malaria

  • Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered something strange: a DNA profile, from parasites in the mosquitoes, that she couldn’t identify.
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Gene Editing: The CRISPR Revolution

If you have never heard of CRISPR before, its name may evoke a bizarre, supernatural fictional force; but for molecular biologists and geneticists, it has become the trendy new jewel of the scientific research hub. 1.396 kata lagi