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Geoffrey Attardo: Growing Presence of This Mosquito: 'A Major Public Health Threat'

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, an assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, says that...


"The growing presence of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which can transmit the viruses that cause Zika, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever as well as the parasite that causes heartworm in pets, is a major public health threat," says UC Davis medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

"The growing presence of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which can transmit the viruses that cause Zika, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever as well as the parasite that causes heartworm in pets, is a major public health threat," says UC Davis medical entomologist/geneticist Geoffrey Attardo. (Photo by Geoffrey Attardo)

Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 12:44 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

UC Davis Picnic Day: Prime Time for Blue Orchard Bees, Tsetse Flies and Mosquitoes

Ah, Saturday, April 17. It's the 107th Annual UC Davis Picnic Day! What's a picnic without bugs? This year's event, all virtual, is themed...

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 11:59 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Targeting the Yellow Fever Mosquito in California

If you've been following the startling spread of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, into California--it's been detected as far north...

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, has been detected in 17 California counties since 2013. (CDC Photo)
The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, has been detected in 17 California counties since 2013. (CDC Photo)

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, has been detected in 17 California counties since 2013. (CDC Photo)

Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 6:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Innovation, Pest Management

Geoffrey Attardo: Targeting the Reproductive Cycle of the Tsetse Fly

It's an exciting project and a crucial one.   UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, a global authority on tsetse...

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, a global authority on tsetse flies.
UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, a global authority on tsetse flies.

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo, a global authority on tsetse flies.

Graphical abstract of the tsetse fly reproduction system by Geoffrey Attardo.
Graphical abstract of the tsetse fly reproduction system by Geoffrey Attardo.

Graphical abstract of the tsetse fly reproduction system by Geoffrey Attardo.

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 5:20 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Pest Management

Geoffrey Attardo: Invasive Mosquito Populations Moving Throughout California

A virtual seminar to be hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology on Wednesday, Oct. 21 should draw widespread interest,...

Aedes aegypti, also known as
Aedes aegypti, also known as "the yellow fever mosquito." (CDC Photo)

Aedes aegypti, also known as "the yellow fever mosquito." (CDC Photo)

Aedes albopictus, known as the Asian tiger mosquito. (CDC Photo)
Aedes albopictus, known as the Asian tiger mosquito. (CDC Photo)

Aedes albopictus, known as the Asian tiger mosquito. (CDC Photo)

Posted on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 3:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Pest Management

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