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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

UF Researchers Refine Zika Transmission Models

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – A University of Florida Medical Geography researcher recently participated in a study that found that current estimates of Zika virus transmission vastly over predict its possible range.… Read More

UF Researchers Make New Strides in Predicting Dengue Fever Outbreaks

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – Medical Geography researchers from the University of Florida recently participated in a study that successfully predicted dengue fever outbreaks on the Caribbean island of Barbados, using climate… Read More

Stephanie Mundis brings Geography knowledge to Oak Hall School

Published: Nov 2nd, 2017

UF Geography PhD student Stephanie Mundis (QDEC Lab, Emerging Pathogens Institute) recently visited the second graders at Oak Hall School, where she gave a presentation on her past work in Kenya.… Read More

MedGeo Faculty to Lead New CDC Center For Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease

Published: Jan 4th, 2017

GAINESVILLE – With a $10 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University of Florida will lead a highly collaborative research program focused on stopping vector-borne… 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