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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

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

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
 
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