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.
Tick Genome Reveals Secrets of a Successful Bloodsucker—Feb. 9, 2016
International Congress of Entomology—Sept. 25-30, 2016, Orlando, Florida
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 February 19, 2016