New Award for Zika Research
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Dr.s Kathleen Walker, Michael Riehle, and Dawn Gouge; and their collaborator Dr. Kacey Ernst from the Epidemiology & Biostatics Department have won a new $1.25 million research contract from CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention).
The project will evaluate control of mosquitoes in Arizona with a two-pronged attack against larvae and adults. The goal is to reduce transmission of pathogens such as the Zika virus by shortening the lifespan of mosquitoes and reducing their numbers.