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There's a Genetic Component to the Host Choice of This Malaria Mosquito

Villagers and cattle along the road near Pimperena in southern Mali. UC Davis researchers have announced that mosquito preference for human-versus-animal biting has a genetic component. (Photo by Yoosook Lee, UC Davis)

A mosquito that feeds on both humans and cattle and is the primary vector of malaria in east Africa is making headlines. And well it should. Research led by UC Davis medical entomologists and published in the Sept. 15 edition of PLOS Genetics,...

Villagers and cattle along the road near Pimperena in southern Mali. UC Davis researchers have announced that mosquito preference for human-versus-animal biting has a genetic component. (Photo by Yoosook Lee, UC Davis)
Villagers and cattle along the road near Pimperena in southern Mali. UC Davis researchers have announced that mosquito preference for human-versus-animal biting has a genetic component. (Photo by Yoosook Lee, UC Davis)

Villagers and cattle along the road near Pimperena in southern Mali. UC Davis researchers have announced that mosquito preference for human-versus-animal biting has a genetic component. (Photo by Yoosook Lee, UC Davis)

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:08 PM

Malaria Observation Day at UC Davis on April 25

UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a villager in Mali.

With all the news media coverage lately on the Zika virus, the more pressing disease of malaria may seem overshadowed. It shouldn't be, nor is it, at the University of California, Davis. Medical entomologists and other scientists at UC Davis are...

UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a villager in Mali.
UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a villager in Mali.

UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a villager in Mali.

UC Davis World Malaria Day will take place Monday, April 25 in the Memorial Union. At the top left is UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel.
UC Davis World Malaria Day will take place Monday, April 25 in the Memorial Union. At the top left is UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel.

UC Davis World Malaria Day will take place Monday, April 25 in the Memorial Union. At the top left is UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel.

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 6:11 PM

How Far North Will This Mosquito Species Go in California?

The Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Photo courtesy of CDC)

It's all over the news...the Aedes aeypti, the daytime-biting mosquito that predominantly feeds on humans.  The species has spread to at least seven counties in California since June 2013, says UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel of...

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

Just a Matter of Time

Medical entomologist Laura Norris (right side of table, second from top) works with a night's catch of mosquitoes in Mali.

It was just a matter of time. It was just a matter of time before the so-called "super mosquito" surfaced, resulting in the failure of insecticide-treated nets to provide meaningful control from malaria in some localities in Africa. "It's  a...

Medical entomologist Laura Norris (right side of table, second from top) works with a night's catch of mosquitoes in Mali.
Medical entomologist Laura Norris (right side of table, second from top) works with a night's catch of mosquitoes in Mali.

Medical entomologist Laura Norris (right side of table, second from top) works with a night's catch of mosquitoes in Mali.

UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel (left) emerges from a hut in Mali.
UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel (left) emerges from a hut in Mali.

UC Davis medical entomologist Anthony Cornel (left) emerges from a hut in Mali.

Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 9:18 PM

Anthony Cornel Knows Mosquitoes

Medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a snake in Brazil.

Medical entomologist Anthony “Anton” Cornel knows his mosquitoes--and a few snakes, too. When he was doing research in Brazil in September, he draped a snake around his neck and posed for the camera. His favorite research subjects, though,...

Medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a snake in Brazil.
Medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a snake in Brazil.

Medical entomologist Anthony Cornel with a snake in Brazil.

UC Davis medical entomologists Anthony Cornel (foreground) and Gregory Lanzaro make annual trips to Mali to study malaria mosquitoes.
UC Davis medical entomologists Anthony Cornel (foreground) and Gregory Lanzaro make annual trips to Mali to study malaria mosquitoes.

UC Davis medical entomologists Anthony Cornel (foreground) and Gregory Lanzaro make annual trips to Mali to study malaria mosquitoes.

Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:04 PM

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