Posts Tagged: malaria mosquito
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)
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.
Targeting the Malaria Mosquito
If you're a research scientist studying the malaria mosquito, or interested in genomics, you'll want to attend a seminar on Wednesday, April 17 at...
The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)
World Malaria Day at UC Davis
Mark your calendars for a sobering experience.The University of California,Davis, will observe World Malaria Day with a daylong retreat showcasing UC...
Malaria is indeed a global terrorist. The disease, caused by the parasite...
Win Surachetpong and Shirley Luckhart