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New maps show where mosquitoes will invade Ecuador’s Andes mountains

Published: Apr 25th, 2019

Blood sucking insects such as the Yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, are more than just a nuisance in Ecuador, they also spread diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika.… Read More

Social-Ecological Factors Drive Dengue and Mosquito Presence in the Galapagos

Published: Mar 8th, 2019

GAINESVILLE, FL – With its turquoise waters and abundant wildlife, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands have long been a vacation dream of many. Tourist guides highlight playful sea lions and giant tortoises,… Read More

Geography Grad student receives best PhD paper at the 2018 SEDAAG annual meeting!

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

Second-year PhD student Stephanie Mundis of the Quantitative Disease Ecology & Conservation Lab, advised by Dr. Sadie Ryan, was recognized for her paper and presentation at the 2018 SouthEastern Division… Read More

Nonlinear and delayed impacts of climate on dengue risk in Barbados: A modelling study

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

LIPPI, RYAN – Nonlinear and delayed impacts of climate on dengue risk in Barbados: A modelling study Rachel Lowe, Antonio Gasparrini, Cédric J. Van Meerbeeck, Catherine A. Lippi, Roché Mahon,… Read More

New research models temperature-driven Zika, dengue, and chikungunya transmission

Published: May 10th, 2017

  GAINESVILLE, FL – New research co-authored by UF Geography’s Dr. Sadie Ryan and Ms. Cat Lippi sheds light on the climate suitability for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitos and… Read More

Farewell to summer MedGeo researcher

Published: Aug 19th, 2016

This summer, Geography’s Ryan Lab and the Emerging Pathogens Institute were proud to host Lauren Fregosi as a summer research intern working on Dr. Sadie Ryan‘s National Science Foundation’s Ecology and Evolution… Read More

NSF Funding UF Research on Climate Change Impacts on Vectorborne Disease

Published: Sep 21st, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Florida — A new 5 year multi-institutional collaborative research grant of $1.85 million funded by the National Science Foundation’s Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (NSF EEID) program will… Read More