Learn how NIAID is working to stop mosquito-borne diseases.
The Vector Biology Research Program supports research to discover new ways to prevent the spread of disease. Vectors—organisms that transmit pathogens to hosts—include mosquitoes, ticks, triatomine bugs, sand flies, black flies, tsetse flies, fleas, mites and certain freshwater snails.
2016 International Congress of Entomology—Sept 25-30, Orlando, FL
Media Availability: NIH-Funded Scientists Describe How Mosquitoes Are Attracted to Humans—Dec. 5, 2013
Media Availability: Bacterial Infection in Mosquitoes Renders Them Immune to Malaria Parasites—May 9, 2013
Last Updated December 05, 2013