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Megan Meuti's Way of Tricking Mosquitoes Into Not Biting You

You could say that entomologist Megan Meuti of The Ohio State University (OSU) messes with mosquitoes' circadian clocks. She's...

An illustration from Megan Meuti's  presentation.
An illustration from Megan Meuti's presentation.

An illustration from Megan Meuti's presentation.

Posted on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 4:47 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Pest Management

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

Olivia Winokur: Newly Selected Fellow of Professors for the Future

She's an doctoral student in entomology now,  but look for Olivia Winokur to be a professor engaging in research, teaching and public...

Olivia Winokur, who researches Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, is the co-author of research published in several journals, including PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Her first first-author paper, “Impact of Temperature on the Extrinsic Incubation Period of Zika Virus in Aedes aegypti” was just published in March. (CDC Photo of Aedes aegypti)
Olivia Winokur, who researches Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, is the co-author of research published in several journals, including PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Her first first-author paper, “Impact of Temperature on the Extrinsic Incubation Period of Zika Virus in Aedes aegypti” was just published in March. (CDC Photo of Aedes aegypti)

Olivia Winokur, who researches Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, is the co-author of research published in several journals, including PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Her first first-author paper, “Impact of Temperature on the Extrinsic Incubation Period of Zika Virus in Aedes aegypti” was just published in March. (CDC Photo of Aedes aegypti)

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 4:33 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Pest Management

A Good Day on the UC Davis Campus

Today was a good day on the University of California, Davis, campus. The National Academy of Inventors announced that two of our faculty members are...

Culex quinquefasciatus, the Southern house mosquito, one of the insects that Walter Leal studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Culex quinquefasciatus, the Southern house mosquito, one of the insects that Walter Leal studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Culex quinquefasciatus, the Southern house mosquito, one of the insects that Walter Leal studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 7:29 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Pest Management

Mosquito Expert Julián Hillyer's Topic: 'Not So Heartless!'

What a catchy title: "Not So Heartless." Wait, there's more! "Not So Heartless: Functional Integration of the Immune and Circulatory Systems of...

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Julián Hillyer, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Nashville, Tenn., will speak on the malaria mosquito at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)
The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Julián Hillyer, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Nashville, Tenn., will speak on the malaria mosquito at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Julián Hillyer, associate professor of biological sciences, Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation, Nashville, Tenn., will speak on the malaria mosquito at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 122 Briggs Hall, UC Davis. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

Posted on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 4:51 PM
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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