TRAINING GRANTS

2021-2022 TRAINING GRANT RECIPIENTS

“Prevalence of two emerging Rickettsia species (Rickettsia species phylotype G022 and Rickettsia tillamookensis) in nymphal Ixodes pacificus in Northern California”

Erin Trent, Trainee

Jianmin Zhong, PI, Humboldt State University

“Inhibition of the pentose phosphate pathway to disable metabolic mechanisms of insecticide resistance: Evaluation of a potential pyrethroid synergist”

Erin “Taylor” Kelly, Trainee

Geoffrey Attardo, PI, University of California, Davis

“Habitat connectivity and transmission dynamics of tick-borne diseases”

Grace Shaw, Trainee

Andrea Swei, PI, San Francisco State University

“Quantifying tick-borne disease risk across a spatiotemporal gradient in California”

Samantha Sambado, Trainee

Cheryl Briggs, PI, University of California, Santa Barbara

“Investigating climate adaptation for improved Aedes sierrensis control”

Lisa Couper, Trainee

Erin Mordecai, PI, Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University

“Comparative genomics of Aedes albopictus in the Pacific Islands for developing arbovirus vector dispersal models”

Christine Tabuloc, Trainee

Adam Vorsino, Trainee

Joanna Chiu, PI, University of California, Davis

“Population phylogenomics of the West Nile virus vector: Culex quinquefasciatus in the southwestern United States”

Zachary Barrand, Trainee

Crystal Hepp, PI, Northern Arizona University

“Virus testing of Aedes aegypti pools for dengue surveillance”

Joshua Arnbrister, Trainee

Kathleen Walker, PI, University of Arizona

“Flea-borne typhus in California: socioeconomic associations and mathematical transmission model”

Kyle Yomogida, Trainee

Beatriz Martinez-Lopez, PI, University of California, Davis