Posts Tagged: Yoosook Lee
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)
How Far North Will This Mosquito Species Go in California?
It's all over the news...the Aedes aeypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that predominantly feeds on humans. The species has spread to at...
The Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Photo courtesy of CDC)
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)