Jacob Crawford

Jacob Crawford

Sep 29, 2014

Group 6 Copy 238
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    The Asian Tiger Mosquito transmits human disease viruses, such as Dengue and Chikungunya, and is an invasive species living on all continents except Antarctica. Despite being native to the tropics, this species has invaded temperate regions with extreme cold temperatures. How did they do that? My goal is to identify genes underlying adaptations to cold that can be manipulated to control mosquito populations involved in disease transmission.
    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    E pluribus unum: how honey bee bacteria coordinate behaviors

    The honey bee is a charismatic species that plays a critical role in the pollination of agriculturally important...

    Examining firearm recoil on neurometabolic changes associated with traumatic brain injury

    Sport concussion is currently a widely researched topic. Shooting sports do not impose a direct blow to the...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 35 people