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Why They're Cautioning: 'Use Antimicrobials Wisely'

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll and colleagues point to a World Health Organization paper indicating that malaria is one of the diseases that

UC Davis evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll and colleagues are on a mission. When the United Nations meets Sept. 21 in New York, they want the UN to reframe its action on the global antimicrobial drug resistance (AMR) crisis. It's crucial. How...

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll and colleagues point to a World Health Organization paper indicating that malaria is one of the diseases that
The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll and colleagues point to a World Health Organization paper indicating that malaria is one of the diseases that "can no longer be cured with many older antibiotics or medicines." (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

The malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Evolutionary ecologist Scott Carroll and colleagues point to a World Health Organization paper indicating that malaria is one of the diseases that "can no longer be cured with many older antibiotics or medicines." (Photo by Anthony Cornel, UC Davis)

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Honey Bees and Malaria

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You don't usually see "honey bees" and "malaria" in the same sentence. That won't be the case, though, when Joseph DeRisi, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor and vice chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics,...

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads toward a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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

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

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Tackling Malaria

Ashley Horton

Those malaria mosquitoes may have met their match--with researchers at the University of California, Davis. UC Davis entomology doctoral candidate Ashley Horton, recent winner of the 2010 Arthur J. and Dorothy D. Palm Agricultural Scholarship, focuses...

Ashley Horton
Ashley Horton

DOCTORAL CANDIDATE Ashley Horton with malaria mosquitoes, Anopheles gambiae. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of malaria mosquito
Close-up of malaria mosquito

CLOSE-UP of blood-feeding malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambaie, These mosquitoes transmit a parasite that kills more than a million people a year, primarily in Africa. (Photo by Anton Cornel, UC Kearney Agricultural Center/UC Davis Department of Entomology)

Posted on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 7:14 PM

Targeting Malaria, Working Toward a.Vaccine

Peter Billingsley

It's exciting work, and he'll be at UC Davis to tell us about it. Peter F. Billingsley (right), senior director of Entomology and Quality Systems at Sanaria Inc., Rockville, Md., will speak on "Development of a Mosquito-Derived, Attenuated Whole...

Peter Billingsley
Peter Billingsley

PETER BILLINGSLEY, shown here working in Tanzania, will speak on "Development of a Mosquito-Derived, Attenuated Whole Parasite Vaccine against Malaria" on Friday, Dec. 3 at UC Davis. His talk is from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in the Genome Center Auditorium, 1005 Genome and Biological Sciences Facility, 451 Health Sciences Drive.

Posted on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 6:13 PM
Tags: malaria (8), Peter Billingsley (1)

Malaria-Proof Mosquito?

Malaria Mosquito

A malaria-proof mosquito?Research news coming out of the University of California, Davis and the University of Arizona labs recently drew international attention; the scientists have genetically engineered mosquitoes that are resistant to malaria...

Malaria Mosquito
Malaria Mosquito

MALARIA MOSQUITO--Through blood-feeding, an infected malaria mosquito transmits the parasites causing the killer disease, malaria. (Photo of Anopheles gambiae by Anton Cornel, UC Kearney Agricultural Center/UC Davis.)

Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 6:54 AM

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