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Mosquitoes Take the Spotlight: Front Line and Center

Aedes aegypti feeding on its host. (Photo by Jena Johnson)

Mosquitoes will take the spotlight, front line and center, this month. On Wednesday, April 8, Regents Professor Michael Strand of the University of Georgia, Athens, and internationally recognized for his research on parasite-insect host interactions,...

Aedes aegypti feeding on its host. (Photo by Jena Johnson)
Aedes aegypti feeding on its host. (Photo by Jena Johnson)

Aedes aegypti feeding on its host. (Photo by Jena Johnson)

Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 6:15 PM

Targeting Malaria at a Bay Area Symposium

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

Mark your calendar. If you want to learn about malaria and the exciting new research underway, be sure to set aside Friday, April 24. It's the fourth annual Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium, co-hosted by the University of California, Davis, and...

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)
The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8:22 PM

Observing Bay Area World Malaria Day

A malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, feeding on human blood. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

The statistics are alarming.  "Every 45 seconds a child in Africa dies from malaria, a disease spread by a single mosquito bite. There are more than 200 million cases of malaria each year, and nearly 1 million of those infected die from the disease...

A malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, feeding on human blood. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)
A malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, feeding on human blood. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

A malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, feeding on human blood. (Photo by Anthony Cornel)

Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Shirley Luckhart: Outstanding Mentor

Anopheles gambiae, also known as the malaria mosquito.  (Photo by medical entomologist Anthony Cornel, UC Davis associate professor)

The honor is so well deserved. UC Davis molecular biologist Shirley Luckhart, professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MMI) and a graduate student advisor with the UC Davis Department of Entomology, has just received a 2012 Outstanding...

Anopheles gambiae, also known as the malaria mosquito.  (Photo by medical entomologist Anthony Cornel, UC Davis associate professor)
Anopheles gambiae, also known as the malaria mosquito. (Photo by medical entomologist Anthony Cornel, UC Davis associate professor)

Anopheles gambiae, also known as the malaria mosquito. (Photo by medical entomologist Anthony Cornel, UC Davis associate professor)

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Honey Bees and Malaria

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You don't usually see "honey bees" and "malaria" in the same sentence. That won't be the case, though, when Joseph DeRisi, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor and vice chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics,...

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)
The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2012 at 7:36 PM

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