We strengthen the capacity to prevent and respond to emerging vector-borne diseases in the Southwestern U.S. and Pacific Islands.
The Pacific Southwest is a region with diverse ecological landscapes, ranging from cool temperate forests to dry, hot deserts, making the region highly susceptible to invasive vectors, exotic pathogens such as Zika virus, and several endemic pathogens transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks. Our center involves a diverse group of professionals, ranging from researchers to public health experts, to address these public health challenges.
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The BiTeRS program offers services to enhance surveillance for ticks and tick-borne pathogens of human health concern in California and Arizona.
New study: Evaluation of the effectiveness of the California mosquito-borne virus surveill...Read More
RT @TheBarkerLab: Apply by June 10 if you are a potential post-doc interested in joining o...Read More
New publication: A review of Bartonella infections in California - Implications for public...Read More
New study: Spatial distribution patterns of tick community structure in sympatric jaguars ...Read More