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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  • Intruder Alert: Longhorned Tick - What You Need to Know about the Invasive Tick Haemaphysalis longicornis 

    Burtis, James; Egizi, Andrea; Occi, James; Mader, Emily; Lejeune, Manigandan; Stafford, Kirby; Harrington, Laura (2018)
    Brief fact sheet covering key facts on the invasive Asian longhorned tick, including factors influencing the ticks veterinary and medical importance, potential to spread in the US, and identification features.
  • 2018 NEVBD Annual Meeting Report 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2018-01-26)
    NEVBD membership convened 26 January 2018, at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station campus in New Haven, Connecticut. Laura C. Harrington, NEVBD Program Director, presided at this first annual meeting for the ...
  • Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance & Control Training Needs Assessment 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Mader, Emily; Frye, Matthew; Meredith, Gen; Kramer, Laura; Armstrong, Philip; Diuk-Wasser, Maria; Daniels, Tom; Fonseca, Dina; Backenson, P. Bryon; Andreadis, Theodore; Harrington, Laura (2017-08)
    A major goal of the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases is to develop training and education tools for public health professionals. The purpose of this needs assessment survey was a first step ...
  • NEVBD Quarterly Digest - June 2018 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (2018-06-30)
    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.
  • Discussion on the Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases; Heath, Allen; Egizi, Andrea; Falco, Richard (2018-11-19)
    On November 19, 2018, Dr. Allen C.G. Heath, Dr. Andrea Egizi, and Dr. Richard Falco together presented an informational webinar reviewing the biology, ecology, distribution, and control of the invasive Asian longhorned ...

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