The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) represents a network of experts who have come together to address some of the most pressing educational and applied research needs in tick- and mosquito-borne disease biology for the Northeast region of the United States, representing 13 states and the District of Columbia. NEVBD operates out of the Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at Cornell University. Partner institutions include Columbia University, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New York State Department of Health, and Rutgers University Center for Vector Biology.

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  • Vector Biology Boot Camp: Workplace Impact Assessment from Program Attendees 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-11-09)
    The Vector Biology Boot Camp is an annual event offered by the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) and the Louis Calder Center of Fordham University, providing hands-on learning ...
  • NEVBD Quarterly Digest Issue 8 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-09-25)
    The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) issues a quarterly digest featuring articles on the latest NEVBD-sponsored research programs, training events, and highlights of our regional partners.
  • Repelentes de insectos: guía breve 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-07-13)
    Los repelentes de insectos son sustancias que, cuando se usan acorde a las indicaciones, pueden reducir las picaduras de garrapatas, mosquitos y otros insectos. Esta breve guía proporciona información sobre cómo funcionan ...
  • Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Lunch & Learn from NEVBD 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Burtis, James; Fernandez, Maria del Pilar; Fonseca, Dina (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05-08)
    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month in the US. Each Friday in May 2020, one of the Centers of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases provided a lunch and learn seminar covering tick and Lyme disease research. The Northeast ...
  • NEVBD Quarterly Digest Issue 7 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-04-30)
    The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) issues a quarterly digest featuring articles on the latest NEVBD-sponsored research programs, training events, and highlights of our regional partners.
  • Rearing Field-Collected Aedes albopictus 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05-01)
    These guidelines lay out all the materials needed to rear Aedes albopictus mosquitoes collected as eggs from the field in a temporary colony so that they can be used for pesticide resistance bioassays. Additional resources ...
  • Rearing Field-Collected Culex pipiens 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05-01)
    These guidelines lay out all the materials needed to rear Culex pipiens mosquitoes collected as eggs from the field in a temporary colony so that they can be used for pesticide resistance testing. Additional resources for ...
  • Larvicide Efficacy Kit and Guidelines 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-05-01)
    Kit and guidelines for evaluating larvicide efficacy for control of mosquitoes, including collecting water from target sites, rearing mosquitoes, and conducting the efficacy bioassay procedure.
  • 2019 Pesticide Use and Resistance Monitoring in the Northeastern United States 

    Poggi, Joseph; Burtis, James; Mader, Emily; Harrington, Laura (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-04-30)
    In February 2019, the Northeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases (NEVBD) distributed a pesticide use and resistance Qualtrics™ survey to vector control organizations and public health departments ...
  • 2020 NEVBD Annual Meeting Report 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2020-04-21)
    NEVBD membership convened 23-24 January 2020, at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station campus in New Haven, Connecticut. Laura C. Harrington, NEVBD Program Director, presided at this third annual meeting for the ...

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