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    • What Do Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes Feed On? 

      Villarreal, Daniela; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      Ae. albopictus mosquitoes are known to transmit many different disease agents to humans and animals. It is important to know the feeding habits of Ae. albopictus mosquitoes in order to understand health risks to humans and ...
    • Farm Safety - Manure Handling 

      Terry, Timothy; Wright, Peter (Dairy Environmental Systems Program, 2021-06)
      Dairy manure storage is a nutrient efficient and environmentally friendly way to allow recycling of the manure by field application during the growing season. During storage, bacteria and other anaerobic processes breakdown ...
    • Investigating the Diversity of Latex Metabolites in Species of the Euphorbia Genus 

      Park, Se Jin (2021-07)
      The Euphorbiaceae family is one of the largest angiosperm families with its largest genus Euphorbia, containing about 2000 species. This genus is characterized by the presence of laticifers and latex. Latex is a milky fluid ...
    • First Human Bites from Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick Larvae in the U.S. 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive species to the U.S. Eleven human bites from this tick have been documented in the U.S. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported work documenting the first bites by larvae of this ...
    • Lone Star Tick Able to Survive Winters in the Northeast as Temperatures Rise 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      The lone star tick is an aggressive tick species found in the Southeast and Midwest areas of the U.S. that can transmit bacteria and viruses to humans and animals. A warming climate and changing land use patterns have led ...
    • A study on the effectiveness of different RNAi expression systems in arresting Drosophila melanogaster embryos during early development 

      Jin, Bozhou (2021-07)
      The technique to arrest Drosophila melanogaster embryos at a specific developmental stage is desirable to various applications that require a population with relatively uniform amount of DNA. One example is to measure the ...
    • The Asian Tiger Mosquito's Ability to Spread Chikungunya, Dengue, and Zika Viruses in the Northeast U.S.A. 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, is an invasive species to the U.S.that can spread diseases such as chikungunya, dengue, and Zika viruses. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research to understand the ...
    • First Appearance of a Foreign Tick (Amblyomma coelebs) in the U.S. 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      A foreign tick, Amblyomma coelebs, was found in the U.S. for the first time in 2018 on a traveler returning from Costa Rica and Panama. This infographic summarizes a NEVBD-supported report of this tick detection in ...
    • Synthetic Cell-Penetrating Oligomers Deliver Antibiotics to Eradicate Intracellular Pathogens 

      Bucknor, Jae (2021-07)
      Bacteria have evolved a myriad of strategies for evading a host’s immune system defenses. One strategy involves bacteria invading and hiding inside of macrophage cells, shielding themselves from the harmful effects of an ...
    • La Crosse Virus in the Northeast USA 

      Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
      La Crosse virus is a mosquito-borne virus that affects 50 to 150 people every year in the U.S., mainly in the Appalachian and Midwest regions. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research into how common La Cross ...