October, 2011 – B
The Asia Regional Jamboree took place on October 15 and 16 in Hong Kong. Eighteen teams out of forty-six made it to the World Championship. The ZJU-China team was awarded as the Regional Winner.
An engineered switchable version of GFP (rsEGFP) allowed researchers to image cells at a resolution below 40 nanometre, in comparison with the 200 nanometre resolution of unmodified fluorescent microscopy.
Promising results for Malaria vaccine
A GlaxoSmithKline funded phase 3 clinical trial found that RTS,S/AS01 is an effective vaccine against malaria. These are the initial results of the trial that started on 2009.