April 28, 2020

Congratulations to Joanna for winning the 1st place for her presentation on the interactions between mosquitoes and amphibians at the Graduate Student Association Research Symposium.

And congrats for winning the Rising Star award from Virginia Tech which rewards he...

March 12, 2020

We are really excited to have had the opportunity to participate in the Kids' Tech University event last month! 

I gave a talk to 120 kids and told them all about how smart mosquitoes can be!

Abstract: You probably know that blood-sucking mosquitoes can transmit several...

October 17, 2019

Our lab had a great time at the 2019 Hokie BugFest!!  This outreach event is a fantastic way for kids, their parents and other visitors to learn more about insects and the impact they have in our


 A big shoutout to Joanna for organizing and coordi...

July 24, 2019

We had a great time participating in the Mountain lake Biological Station open house!!

We set up several working stations where kids, their parents and other visitors could learn more about thermography, chemical ecology and mosquitoes. The kids really enjoyed picking u...

September 14, 2018

Check out this really nice article by Bethany Brookshire. She interviewed me and 3 other scientists to talk about our jobs and mosquitoes!

"Cool Jobs: Sucking up science with mosquitoes: Scientists study these blood-suckers in hopes of learning how to keep us safe from...

February 24, 2017

Clement Vinauger and I will give a talk on the 27th of March at the monthly meeting of the Scarabs Society at the Burke Museum. We will talk about mosquito behavior and physiology including some learning and memory, pollination ecology and thermal stress managing durin...

October 29, 2016

Clement Vinauger and I have been invited by the TriBeta UW Honor Society to give a seminar on mosquitoes!

We will talk about the challenges that mosquitoes face during their life such as where and how to get sugar? Which host is the best one to feed on? Can they survive...

May 12, 2016

Sydney Brownstone, a journalist for The Stranger magazine recently came to the lab to have a look at the research we are conducting on Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, in the context of the Zika outbreak in South America. Sydney also traces the fascinating history of mosquito...

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