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Mapping Human Preference in the Mosquito Brain, Timothy W. Schwanitz, GS (2924323)

The Yellow Fever Mosquito is a globally invasive mosquito that prefers to bite human beings because it prefers the odor of human beings to the odor of other animals. In parts of its native range in…

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Active Grid as Tool for Understanding Mosquito Relevant Flows, Hannah Even, UG '25 (2770463)

Mosquitos pose a great threat to human health and the economy due to the diseases they carry which kill thousands of humans every year. The goal of this project was to create a tool that could…

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Considering Intergenerational Equity: The Ethics of Deploying a Mosquito Gene Drive in Sub-Saharan Africa, Felicia Sanders, UG '25 (2770420)

Malaria was eradicated in the United States in 1951, but it is now the sixth biggest cause of death in low-income nations, and conventional preventative approaches, like pesticides, are becoming…

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EEB 522 Seminar Series - Jeremy Herren

EEB 522 Seminar Series, Colloquium on the Biology of PopulationsPresented by Jeremy Herren, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (Icipe)“Harnessing mosquito symbionts for…

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Celebrate Princeton Innovation 2022 - Lindy McBride: Synthetic blends for manipulation of mosquito behavior

Researchers have discovered a specific blend of chemicals that mimics the human odor mosquitoes respond to, which could lead to the development of baits that would attract mosquitoes to lethal traps.…

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