National Public Radio Featuring Thomas Scott Lab and Research on Dengue in Iquitos, Peru
June 9, 2011
Aedes aegypti transmits dengue. (Photo courtesy of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
DAVIS-- National Public Radio is featuring the Thomas Scott lab and its research on dengue in the Amazon forest city of Iquitos, Peru.
Tom Scott Amy Morrison
NPR reporter Dan Charles traveled to Iquitos to interview Amy Morrison, field director from the Scott lab, on the troubling mosquito-borne disease transmitted by Aedes aegypti.
The first of two parts, "In Heart of Amazon: A Natural Lab to Study Diseases," aired June 9. The second part, to air Friday, June 10, will focus on recent cases of dengue fever in Florida.
Thomas Scott Mosquito Research Lab
On the trail of dengue with Thomas Scott (July 2, 2008)
Groundbreaking research: Daily temperature fluctuations, not just high temperatures, play a significant role in the transmission of dengue (April 18, 2011)
Thomas Scott Featured in Discover Blog, Podcast (Nov. 1, 2010)
Thomas Scott Inducted as Fellow of Entomological Society of America (July 28, 2010)
Research: Human Movement Plays Critical Role in Transmission (Jan. 21, 2009)
Research: Use of Mosquitoes to Kill Mosquitoes (July 2, 2009)
--Kathy Keatley Garvey
UC Davis Department of Entomology