New book on malaria tells story of Plasmodium falciparum Genome Project

A new book on malaria – “The Malaria Genome Projects: Promise, Progress, and Prospects” (Imperial College Press, 2012) – tells the story of how the Plasmodium falciparum Genome Project came into being, the people who created it, and the vast cadre of scientists attempting to realize the promise of the 10-year-old project.

“I wrote this book – the fourth one on malaria since my retirement – for those who want to know more about the biology of malaria parasites and the mosquitoes that transmit the disease,” said Irwin W. Sherman, a professor emeritus of biology at the University of California, Riverside and the book’s author. “This book brings us to the present with regard to malaria research.”

via New book on malaria tells story of Plasmodium falciparum Genome Project.

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