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Mosquito Research and Extension

Summary Explores opportunities to enhance research efforts addressing mosquito resistance, Culex genetics and control, and the comprehensive training of young vector biologists.
Workgroup Chair Information
Name Gregory Lanzaro (Chair)
Phone (530) 752-5652
Unit: Veterinary Medicine Teaching & Research Center
Location: VM - Teaching & Research Center
18830 Road 112
Tulare, 93274
Membership List
Coffey, Lark
  Assistant Professor mosquito-borne virus evolution
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Lee, Yoosook UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
  Assistant Researcher mosquito population genetics, genomics, bioinformatics
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Main, Bradley UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
  Post Doctoral Fellow mosquito genomics
Yan, Guiyun
AES Scientist
Atkinson, Peter Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   Professor of Entomology Insect genetics, molecular biology, & mosquitoes
Carde, Ring Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   Professor   Chair   Alfred M. Boyce Chair in Entomology Insect responses to semiochemicals, particularly moth pheromones; orientation mechanisms, evolution of communication systems; use of semiochemicals in pest management
Cornel, Anthony Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
  Associate Entomologist Applied and basic research on mosquitoes related to developing innovative strategies for their control
Federici, Brian Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   Professor Insect pathology; viruses and bacteria of medically and agriculturally important insects
FOLEY, JANET School of Veterinary Medicine
Gill, Sarjeet Cell Biology and Neuroscience (CBNS)
  Professor   Toxicologist Insect biochemistry; insect and insecticide toxicology; mode of action of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins; toxic compounds in the feed of domestic animals; cell membrane transport
Hammock, Bruce Entomology (UCD)
  Professor Biochemistry and physiology of endocrine regulation in insects; disruption of chemical mediation by chemical means and biotechnology; comparative pesticide metabolism in insects and mammals; selective toxicity of pesticides; metabolism of epoxidized xenobiotics; immunochemical methodology for detection of xenobiotics; enzymology; baculovirus expression
Lawler, Sharon Entomology (UCD)
  Professor Effects of community structure on mosquitoes; population dynamics; experimental studies of food webs
Leal, Walter Entomology (UCD)
  Professor Molecular basis of the highly selective and sensitive insect olfactory system. Isolation, identification, and cloning of the genes encoding odorant-binding proteins and odorant-degrading enzymes and expression of proteins for structural and biophysical studies of pheromone perception.
Mulla, Mir Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   Professor of Entomology Biology, ecology, behavior and control of pest and vector arthropods, such as river gnats, eye gnats, mosquitoes, biting midges and flies; impact of control methodologies on the ecology of aquatic ecosystems; epidemiology of vector borne diseases in urban and rural communities
Mullens, Bradley Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   Professor Biology, ecology and integrated management of anthropod pests of livestock and poultry; epizootiology of vector-borne diseases of veterinary significance
Raikhel, Alexander Entomology (UCR)
  Professor of Entomology Molecular basis of events in the mosquito reproduction cycle linked to a blood meal and pathogen transmission.
Ray, Anandasankar Entomology (UCR)
  Assistant Professor
Rejmankova, Eliska Environmental Science and Policy
  Professor   Wetlands Ecologist in the AES Wetland ecology; larval habitats of malaria vectors in Central America and East Africa; use of aquatic plants for water treatment; ecology of high altitude wetlands
Resh, Vincent Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM)
  Professor   Entomologist-AES Aquatic insects; life history patterns and population dynamics, in particular, the use of these organisms as indicators of environmental quality
Scott, Thomas Entomology (UCD)
  Professor Role of mosquitoes in disease transmission cycles. Ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of vector-borne diseases.
Walton, William Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   Professor Biology, ecology and integrated pest management of vector and pest arthropods, particularly mosquitoes in natural and constructed wetlands and irrigated agriculture, aquatic entomology, community ecology, biogeography of freshwater flora and fauna, trophic interactions of freshwater food webs
Washino, Robert Entomology (UCD)
  Professor   Emeritus Public health entomology: integrated pest management of mosquitoes of public health importance; population biology and genetics of mosquitoes
CE Specialist
Hoddle, Mark Entomology (UCR)
  Entomologist   CE Entomology Specialist Biological control of ornamental and agricultural pests. Pest and natural enemy biology and behavior. Assessing impact of natural enemies on pest population growth
Lanzaro, Gregory Veterinary Medicine Teaching & Research Center
  Professor Population and molecular genetics of insect vectors of human disease.
Other ANR
Barker, Christopher
Dritz, Debbie Entomology, UCD
  Staff Research Associate aquatic ecology
Eldridge, Bruce Entomology (UCD)
  Professor of Entomology Biology and control of mosquitoes, epidemiology of mosquito-borne diseases, vectors, public health
Wirth, Margaret Entomology (UCR)
  Staff Research Associate Insect toxicology, insect resistance to insecticides, biology and control of mosquitoes and flies
Dhillon, Major Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District
  Manager mosquito control
Goodman, Gary Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District
  Manager mosquito control
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Other UC
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Vaidyanathan, Rajeev Entomology, UCD
  Research Associate mosquito biology/biochemistry
Membership Totals
Number of Members38
ANR Members34
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