2 new preprints on BioRxiv!
We are excited to share two new preprints! The first one is a collaborative project with Claudio Lazzari, Aurélie Fauqet, Ricardo Araujo and Marcos Pereira: "Soft ticks perform evaporative cooling during blood-feeding". Abstract: Feeding on the blood of warm-blooded vertebrates is associated to thermal stress in haematophagous arthropods. It has been demonstrated that blood-sucking insects protect their physiological integrity either by synthesising heat-shock proteins or by
We are delighted to welcome Zach Baker as our Summer 2020 Filed and Lab Assistant! Zach will be working closely with Joanna on her project.