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Insecticide Resistance Threatens the Control of Mosquito-Borne Disease in Ecuador

Published: Jun 24th, 2019

GAINESVILLE – In the battle against vector borne disease, mosquito control using insecticides is an essential tool. But what happens when that tool starts to fail, and how do you… Read More

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