Congratulations Rafael on receiving the Invasion Ecology Best Presentation Award at the Ecological Society of America annual meeting. This year’s meeting was held in Portland, Oregon and focused on “linking biodiversity, material cycling and ecosystem services in a changing world,” as explained in the meeting’s theme. Rafael’s talk was titled “Utility of eDNA as a surveillance framework in terrestrial systems” and was listed in the Genetics and Molecular Techniques session. Only one presentation was recognized per session and Rafael received a $250 check and will be acknowledged at the 2018 national meeting for his award.
- Rafael’s ms was accepted in “Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment”
- Heads-up: NJMCA and AMCA meetings
- Exotic hard-tick detected in NJ!
- Investigating the Ecology of Male Aedes polynesiensis in Tetiaroa to Improve Population Eradication using Wolbachia
- Jim Occi lectures at the New Jersey Medical School
- EPA registered Aedes males with a modified Wolbachia for release in DC and 20 US states (including NJ)
Center for Vector Biology
dina.fonseca at rutgers dot edu