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Posts Tagged: Culex

The Work of William Hazeltine II Lives On

Brothers Craig and Lee Hazeltine recently honored Bill Hazeltine Research Award recipients Olivia Winokur and Maribel

The late medical entomologist William Emery Hazeltine II (1926-1994) worked tirelessly in mosquito research and public health. Thanks to the generosity of his family, his work is continuing through memorial research grants to outstanding graduate...

Are Culex Mosquitoes Potential Vectors of the Zika Virus?

UC Davis chemical ecologist and mosquito researcher Walter Leal (front), confers with Constancia Ayres (far right, in black) and Rosângela Barbosa (center), faculty members in the Department of Entomology, FIOCRUZ-Recife.  Both are Leal colloborators.

Scientists throughout the world targeted the Zika virus, transmitted by the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti,  at a major symposium today in Recife, Brazil, epicenter of the Zika virus outbreak. Native Brazilian Walter Leal, chemical ecologist...

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 3:11 PM

Mosquito Heaven

Zain Syed

Chemical ecologist Zain Syed of the Walter Leal lab, University of California, Davis, knows just where to find mosquitoes for his research. Rice fields. He's been collecting up to 3000 mosquitoes a night along the Yolo Causeway, located on Interstate...

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 6:21 PM
Tags: Culex (3), mosquitoes (1), rice fields (1), Walter Leal (2), Yolo basin (1), Zain Syed (1)
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