Posts Tagged: Greg Lanzaro
There's a Genetic Component to the Host Choice of This Malaria Mosquito
A mosquito that feeds on both humans and cattle and is the primary vector of malaria in east Africa is making headlines. And well it...
Villagers and cattle along the road near Pimperena in southern Mali. UC Davis researchers have announced that mosquito preference for human-versus-animal biting has a genetic component. (Photo by Yoosook Lee, UC Davis)
Mosquitoes: Out for Blood
It's good to see UC Davis mosquito researchers featured in the KQED's science program, "Deep Look." KQED journalists recently traveled to the UC...
Culex quinquefasciatus, also known as the southern house mosquito, with a gut full of blood. Infected Culex mosquitoes can transmit the West Nile virus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Just a Matter of Time
It was just a matter of time. It was just a matter of time before the so-called "super mosquito" surfaced, resulting in the failure of...
Medical entomologist Laura Norris (right side of table, second from top) works with a night's catch of mosquitoes in Mali.
UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel (left) emerges from a hut in Mali.
Observing Bay Area World Malaria Day
The statistics are alarming. "Every 45 seconds a child in Africa dies from malaria, a disease spread by a single mosquito bite. There are more...
A malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, feeding on human blood. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)