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Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

FMEL in the media

WIRED - Inside the Plan to Release Life-Saving Mosquitoes. 6/10/2022.  Interview with Dr. Eva Buckner (FMEL)

Smartt Lab

UF scientist tackles mosquito-borne illnesses, engages youth in STEM. Lourdes Mederos, The News Press 4/24/2022

South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report.  March 29, 2022

Culex mosquito blood feeding on a lizard

Study finds mosquitoes transmitting West Nile virus love to bite non-native lizards in Florida , Arizona (photo - UF/IFAS L.Reeves). Press release, Outbreak News Today.

Can antiviral agents help with immune systems fight mosquito-borne Dengue? Lourdes Mederos.  South Dade Newsleader.

Biosafety Lab

Mosquitoes that spread Zika are becoming resistant to the pesticides targeting them. Kathy Grey, WGCU.

Mosquito landing on the flower

The secret lives of mosquitoes, the world's most hated insects.  Cypress Hansen, Smithsonian Voices.

Aedes scapularis mosquito

Scientist find new invasive mosquito species in Florida.  Greg Allen, NPR.

PhysOrg article image

New mosquito species found in South Florida.  It's an aggressive biter, of course.  Adriana Brasileiro,

NPR Short Wave Podcast - Micro Wave: Why Mosquitoes Bite You More Than Your Friends

NPR Short Wave: Why mosquitoes bite you more than your friends.  9 minute podcast.  Brit Hanson, NPR.

Manatee with face on surface of water

UF study shows mosquitoes bite manatees and may give viruses.  Tyler Treadway, Treasure Cost Newspapers.

Image of adult aedes aegypti

Yellow fever, asian tiger mosquitoes, both adept at transmitting Zika.  Infection Control Today.

Eva Buckner working with cage of mosquitoes

Treasure coast scientist working to stop West Nile virus mosquitoes.  Mike Winikoff, Hometown News.

Manatee under water

Study shows mosquitoes can spread diseases to manatees.  Lourdes Rodriguez, Lake Okeechobee News.

Silhouette of a mosquito adult with a yellow sun background

750 million genetically engineered mosquitoes are being released in Florida - Here's why.  Korin Miller, Health.

biting mosquitoes on a arm inside a mosquito cage

Scientists fight disease-carrying mosquitoes by letting them feed off their blood.  Elizabeth Landau, Washington Post.