Native bacteria block Wolbachia from being passed to mosquito progeny
August 18, 2014
Native bacteria living inside mosquitoes prevent the insects from passing Wolbachia bacteria -- which can make the mosquitoes resistant to the malaria parasite -- to their offspring, according to a team of researchers.
Student Research Spotlight - Maggie Lewis
August 7, 2014
This is the 6th of twelve short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Student Research Spotlight - Dana Roberts
July 25, 2014
This is the 5th of twelve short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Control strategy for Dengue, malaria increases risk of West Nile virus
July 15, 2014
Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and more likely to transmit the virus to humans, according to a team of researchers.
Flor Edith Acevedo receives student presentation award
July 14, 2014
Flor’s poster, titled “Plasticity of secreted saliva in a polyphagous lepidopteran insect and its effect on plant defense responses,” received the ISCE Student Presentation Award for best poster at the 2014 International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting in Champagne-Urbana, Illinois.