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Who's Speaking at the UC Davis Entomology/Nematology Seminars?

Talk about a full schedule! Nematologist Shahid Siddique, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, not...

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, will be the topic of a UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar on Jan. 12. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, will be the topic of a UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar on Jan. 12. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

The yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, will be the topic of a UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology seminar on Jan. 12. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, will be discussed at the Jan. 5 seminar hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Wikipedia photo by AfroBrazilian)
The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, will be discussed at the Jan. 5 seminar hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Wikipedia photo by AfroBrazilian)

The alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, will be discussed at the Jan. 5 seminar hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. (Wikipedia photo by AfroBrazilian)

Posted on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 4:35 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, 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

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)
The Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Photo courtesy of CDC)

The Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Photo courtesy of CDC)

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 5:28 PM

What's Medical Entomology?

What's medical entomolology? Anyone who's an entomologist or who works in entomology is asked that question periodically. Medical, they know....

Thomas Scott in Kenya
Thomas Scott in Kenya

IN KENYA--UC Davis medical entomologist Thomas Scott, towers above schoolchildren in Kenya in a photo taken in 2004. (He's 6-foot, 6-inches tall.)

Mosquito that tranmits dengue
Mosquito that tranmits dengue

THE CULPRIT--This is the mosquito, Aedes egypti, that transmits dengue. UC Davis entomologist Thomas Scott is a leading authority on the mosquito and the disease. See http://entomology.ucdavis.edu/news/tomscottdengue.html. (Photo by James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Posted on Friday, October 31, 2008 at 12:17 PM

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