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UCI Podcast: We’re tired of COVID-19, let’s go to Thailand!

Daniel Parker takes us on a tour of Myanmar, Cambodia and Thailand through his work with malaria in areas of conflict

UCI vector biologist Anthony James

UC researchers pioneer more effective method of blocking malaria transmission in mosquitoes

New CRISPR-based gene drive approach successfully overcomes issue of resistance in females

Daniel Parker, UCI assistant professor of public health, enlisted the help of villagers to map out Northern Kayin State in Myanmar before establishing more than 1,200 malaria posts across 18,000 square kilometers. Here, the team poses with Parker (standing, third from right)

On a mission to mitigate malaria

UCI epidemiologist helps eliminate the disease in global hot spots by breaking down barriers to healthcare

UCI establishes Malaria Initiative to fight deadly disease in Africa

Acclaimed vector biologist Anthony James will lead multi-campus effort

$9.6 million grant fuels UCI malaria control research in Africa

Major federal funding establishes campus as international center of excellence

Dam-related malaria risk in sub-Saharan Africa to almost double by 2080, UCI study finds

The number of people at risk of malaria around dams and associated reservoirs in sub-Saharan Africa will nearly double to about 25 million by 2080, according to a study led by Solomon Kibret, a UCI postdoctoral scholar in public health. Undertaken as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land & Ecosystems, the work […]

UCI’s James, Mark join panels at prestigious Aspen Ideas Fest

Two of UCI’s most high-profile researchers are featured at this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, at which leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines engage in deep and inquisitive discussion of current innovations and issues. On Friday, June 24, UCI vector biologist Anthony James participated in a panel on recent advances in gene editing that […]

Stopping malaria … one mosquito at a time

UCI vector biologist Anthony James and colleagues have developed a genetically modified insect model blocking transmission of the disease – and it may also work on Zika


University of California scientists create malaria-blocking mosquitoes

New insect model may help eradicate disease that sickens millions annually

Ramesh Jain

Focused on the big picture

Computer scientist aims to integrate health data and make it globally available – by phone