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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

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

Temperature model predicts regional and seasonal virus transmission by mosquitoes

Published: Aug 28th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – New model that accurately predicts patterns of mosquito-borne Ross River virus epidemics could help prepare for the impact of climate change. Scientists have built a model that… Read More

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

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

How Mosquitoes Die Matters for Malaria Control

Published: Sep 30th, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Florida –A new study out of the University of Florida calls for caution in estimating the impact of mosquito control on malaria and other vector-borne disease transmission. Public health… Read More