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 by a team of collaborators at CDPH and CDC: Characterizing areas with increased ...Read More
Check out a new PacVec study: Identification of chemicals associated Gambusia affinis and ...Read More
Got ticks? Contact BiTeRS - The Border Tick and Rickettsia Surveillance program of PacVec!...Read More
The second seminar of the PacVec Spring Seminar Series is happening TODAY at 12:00 - 1:00 ...Read More