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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

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

Emily Stone receives Emerging Scholars Award from the UF Center for Undergraduate Research

Published: Feb 26th, 2019

Congratulations to Emily Stone, recipient of an Emerging Scholars Award from the University of Florida’s Center for Undergraduate Research! The Emerging Scholars program supports early undergraduate students who are interested… 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