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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  • NEVBD Quarterly Digest Issue 5 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-09-30)
    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
  • Vector Surveillance Reports: Northeast Region Program Directory 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-09-12)
    This document contains a directory of vector surveillance and vector-borne disease surveillance summary reports made available through public agencies working in the Northeast region of the United States. These reports ...
  • Life Cycle of the Blacklegged Tick 

    Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-09-03)
    This bookmark briefly summarizes the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) life cycle in the Northeast USA across a two-year period.
  • Interaction between Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) and a human host 

    Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
    After observing Asian long-horned tick's (Haemaphysalis longicornis) peculiar behavior of avoiding contacts with humans, I was curious to see if the ticks would latch on (to feed) if I forcefully placed them on my hand. ...
  • Use of permethrin to trap Asian long-horned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) 

    Sherpa, Phurchhoki; Louis Calder Center, Fordham University (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2019-08-29)
    I explored permethrin treated cloth as one of the possible solutions for containing/trapping Asian long-horned ticks (H. longicornis) that were attracted to CO2 (used dry ice). I treated a small piece of corduroy cloth ...

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