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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...

Brothers Craig and Lee Hazeltine recently honored Bill Hazeltine Research Award recipients Olivia Winokur and Maribel
Brothers Craig and Lee Hazeltine recently honored Bill Hazeltine Research Award recipients Olivia Winokur and Maribel "Mimi" Portilla at a luncheon. UC Davis medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo, assistant professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, joined them. From left are Geoffrey Attardo, Craig Hazeltine, Lee Hazeltine and Maribel Portilla. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Brothers Craig and Lee Hazeltine recently honored Bill Hazeltine Research Award recipients Olivia Winokur and Maribel "Mimi" Portilla at a luncheon. UC Davis medical entomologist Geoffrey Attardo, assistant professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, joined them. From left are Geoffrey Attardo, Craig Hazeltine, Lee Hazeltine and Maribel Portilla. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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...

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.
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.

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.

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...

Zain Syed
Zain Syed

ZAIN SYED, chemical ecologist at UC Davis, holds a bag of 2000 Culex mosquitoes he trapped between Davis and West Sacramento. He is using them for his research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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CLOSE-UP photo of a mesh bag of 2000 Culex mosquitoes shows them drawn to his hand below. He trapped the 2000 all in one night at the Yolo Causeway and has trapped as many as 3000 there in a single night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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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