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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

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

Targeting the Malaria Mosquito

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

If you're a research scientist studying the malaria mosquito, or interested in genomics, you'll want to attend a seminar on Wednesday, April 17 at the University of California, Davis. Bradley White, assistant professor at UC Riverside, will speak on...

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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 9:11 PM

World Malaria Day at UC Davis

Anopheles gambiae

Mark your calendars for a sobering experience.The University of California,Davis, will observe World Malaria Day with a daylong retreat showcasing UC Davis scientists’ current research in vector biology and genetics. The event, free and open to the...

Anopheles gambiae
Anopheles gambiae

MALARIA MOSQUITO, Anopheles gambiae, blood-feeding. This photo was taken by Anthony Cornel, associate professor of entomology at UC Davis.

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Battling Malaria

Win Surachetpong and Shirley Luckhart

Malaria is indeed a global terrorist. The disease, caused by the parasite Plasmodium and transmitted by infected anopheline mosquitoes, strikes some 350 to 500 million people a year,...

Win Surachetpong and Shirley Luckhart
Win Surachetpong and Shirley Luckhart

MALARIA RESEARCHERS Win Surachetpong and his major professor Shirley Luckhart working in the Luckhart lab at the University of California, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Malaria Mosquito
Malaria Mosquito

MALARIA MOSQUITO--Anopheles gambiae is known for transmitting malaria. This photo was taken by Anthony "Anton" Cornel, an associate professor of entomology at UC Davis with a mosquito research lab at the Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier. (Photo by Anton Cornel)

Posted on Friday, February 6, 2009 at 5:53 PM
 
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