Posts Tagged: yellow fever
Congrats to UC Davis Postdoc Olivia Winokur: Winner of AMCA's Hollandsworth Prize
Congratulations to UC Davis postdoctoral scholar and vector-borne disease specialist Olivia Winokur of the Chris Barker lab who won...
Congratulating Olivia Winokur (center), recipient of the Hollandsworth Prize for best student presentation at the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) annual conference are Casey Crockett (left), AMCA Student Competition coordinator, and Dennis Wallette, 2022-2023 AMCA president.
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 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)
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)
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)
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
Mosquito that tranmits dengue