Fonseca Lab

Andrea Egizi in NPR!

February 27, 2018 – Andrea is featured in the NPR series “Goats and Soda” by Courtney Columbus. The blog includes interviews of two main actors (Tadhgh Rainey and Andrea) about the finding of a multistage infestation of Haemaphysalis longirostris in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, last summer.

If you would like to learn more, the NPR article contains a link to the research article that Andrea and Jim Occi (and collaborators) published in the Journal of Medical Entomology.

Sammi’s ms accepted in “Epidemics”!

13 December 2017 – Sammi’s ms entitled The importance of being urgent: the impact of surveillance target and scale on mosquito-borne disease control” by Sammi Schwab, Chris Stone, Dina Fonseca and Nina Fefferman was accepted in “Epidemics”! This a modeling analysis of the pros and cons of using different threshold targets on arboviral control outcomes and starts to put together a mathematical framework for decision making in mosquito control. Congratulations Sammi!

Andrea’s ms accepted in “Tick & Tick-borne Diseases”!

11 December 2017 – Andrea ms entitled “A historical snapshot of Ixodes scapularis-borne pathogens in New Jersey ticks reflects a changing disease landscape” by Egizi, Rogner, Faraji, Healy and Jordan was officially accepted in Tick & Tick Borne Diseases. Andrea is now officially an “insider” in the world of tick research! Congratulations Andrea!

Rafael’s ms accepted in “Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment”

11 December 2017 – Found out today that Early detection of terrestrial invasive insect infestations by using eDNA from crop surfaces” by Valentin, Fonseca, Nielsen, Leskey and Lockwood was formally accepted for publication in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, a ESA (the Ecology one) journal. Frontiers publishes short, high-impact research communications of broad interdisciplinary appeal. Congratulations Rafael! 

Congratulations Rafael!

Congratulations Rafael Valentin, on writing a manuscript on the worldwide expansion of brown marmorated stinkbug that has been accepted for publication in Scientific Reports! To access the PDF, go the Rafael ResearchGate page.