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Tyson Mosquito Team collaborates on population growth models

Tyson Mosquito Team collaborates on population growth models

Aug 13, 2018

Postdoc Katie Westby and Tyson Director Kim Medley have a new paper in PLOS One. The project is the result of a unique collaboration with Associate Professor Katie Costanzo at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY. After months of planning remotely, Costanzo traveled to Tyson to run an experiment in the Medley Lab.

Tyson scientist publishes on Multiflora Rose invasion and Lyme Disease

Tyson scientist publishes on Multiflora Rose invasion and Lyme Disease

Jan 23, 2018

Adalsteinsson, S.A., W.G. Shriver, A. Hojgaard, J.L. Bowman, D. Brisson, V. D'Amico, and J.J. Buler. 2018. Multiflora rose invasion amplifies prevalence of Lyme Disease pathogen, but not necessarily Lyme Disease risk. Parasites & Vectors. 11:54.

Tyson director and colleagues publish landscape genetics study of Asian tiger mosquito invasion

Tyson director and colleagues publish landscape genetics study of Asian tiger mosquito invasion

Oct 27, 2014

Kim Medley and her colleagues at the University of Central Florida turned to the new discipline of landscape genetics to reconstruct the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) invasion. Correlating genetic patterns with landscape patterns, they concluded that the mosquito had traveled by human-aided “jump” dispersal followed by slower regional spread.

Tyson director and undergraduate fellow publish study of Chytrid fungus

Tyson director and undergraduate fellow publish study of Chytrid fungus

Sep 25, 2013

Together with then-undergraduate student Alex Strauss, Tyson interim director Kevin Smith collected physical and chemical data and surveyed the species living in 29 ponds in east-central Missouri. The results of this study are published in the Sept. 25 edition of PLOS ONE.