Posts Tagged mosquito-borne disease

Three students will present at Delta Omega poster session

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Three USF College of Public Health students, Jan Dahrendorff, Kristi Miley and Emma Tumarkin, have been selected to represent University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public […]

Stress bites! USF researchers study mosquito/bird interactions

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Research shows stressed-out birds more attractive to mosquitoes, raising fears birds exposed to stressors such as road noise, pesticides and light pollution, will be bitten more often and spread more West Nile virus. When researchers from the University of South Florida (USF) and colleagues investigated how the stress hormone, corticosterone, […]