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Temperature drives Zika virus transmission: evidence from empirical and mathematical models

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

RYAN – Temperature drives Zika virus transmission: evidence from empirical and mathematical models Blanka Tesla, Leah R. Demakovsky, Erin A. Mordecai, Sadie J. Ryan, Matthew H. Bonds, Calistus N. Ngonghala,… Read More

With climate change, malaria risk in Africa shifts, grows

Published: Nov 24th, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A larger portion of Africa is currently at high risk for malaria transmission than previously predicted, according to a new University of Florida mapping study. Under future… Read More

Mapping Physiological Suitability Limits for Malaria in Africa Under Climate Change

Published: Nov 18th, 2015

RYAN – Mapping Physiological Suitability Limits for Malaria in Africa Under Climate Change Ryan Sadie J., McNally Amy, Johnson Leah R., Mordecai Erin A., Ben-Horin Tal, Paaijmans Krijn, and Lafferty Kevin… Read More

How does a mosquito in Ecuador affect people around the world?

Published: Nov 14th, 2015

Geography’s Dr. Sadie Ryan‘s NSF funded research in Ecuador was recently profiled for part of UF’s GatorGood initiative. Dr. Ryan’s work is focused on the impact of climate gradients on malaria, dengue… 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