With winter finally coming to an end, there have been some recent media interests about the threats of mosquito- and tick-borne disease. Here are a couple recent news stories in which we have been involved in:
Hyeogsun presented his work "Chemical depletion of granulocytes reveal hemocyte contributions to anti-Plasmodium immunity" in the Young Investigators competition at ASTMH and won second prize! Congrats and great job!
Drew presented a poster about his research entitled "Characterization of the LITAF-like gene family in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae" at the McNair Research Symposium on April 13th, 2016. Good job Drew!
A little late in posting this, but Ryan was interviewed for an article for the Des Moines Register regarding the integration of Zika virus and its respective outbreak in the Americas into the classroom curriculum.
Rebekah gave a great oral presentation of her research entitled "Effects of Insect Hormones on the Mosquito Immune Response" at the 3rd Annual Graduate & Professional Students' Research Conference held at Iowa State University on April 12