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Neurobiology, evolution & behavior. Graduate student in the McBride Lab @Princeton.
3 Nov 20
Ever wonder why some mosquitoes like biting you more than the animals nearby? What’s unique about human odor and how can mosquitoes tell the difference? By opening their heads and reading their minds, we now have some answers. disq.us/t/3sn6fy5
Super excited to share our latest work by a dream team! @lindymcbr @JessicaLZung @AzwadIqbal @meg_younger @BenMatthewsUBC @UMDITF Alexis Kriete, Dorit Merhof, Stephan Thiberge and Martin Strauch
We studied the mosquito Aedes aegypti. It recently evolved to specialize in biting humans and thus became a major disease vector.
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