World Malaria Day + DNA Day

worldmalariadayUsually we try to do something for DNA Day, but this year as it falls on a Saturday, and we have been busy evangelizing about DNA all over the world this past month, we were too busy to put together a blog project.

And then as I was looking around the web I saw that it was also World Malaria Day(I had no idea that “malarious” was an adjective) So I have decided to create a gene fusion and do a World Malaria DNA Day post.  I’m going to introduce you to the Malaria Genome Browser.

The Ares Lab Malaria Genome Browser is built on the UCSC Genome Browser foundation–if you want to learn more about how to use that software you can see our free training on it.

I went to see what the Twitter coverage was for Malaria Day and their link is very strange (Malaria or Mother’s Day??)…but many people are suggesting donations to the malaria net projects–not the internet kind.  Please consider donating to one of those worthy efforts to prevent malaria.

Roll Back Malaria World Malaria Day 2009