Three nymphs of blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, also three nymphs of lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, and eight nymphs of the exotic longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, all found during surveillance of the Rutgers Cook campus. We are developing strategies for Integrated Pest Management for… Read More
21 April 2018 – NJ Department of Agriculture formally announced the re-emergence of the invasive tick (aka exotick) – click on the date for the press-release. A few news outlets have responded: NJ.com; wrnjradio.com; Philadelphia Inquirer; CBS New York;… Read More
13 April 2018 – It was Friday the 13th but also one of the first warm days of this Spring and Jim decided to go check up on the ticks in the Hunterdon farm where an invasive tick, Haemaphysalis… Read More
Jim Occi will be delivered a lecture on New Jersey ticks at the Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts on January 13th at 12pm. For more information, please click here.
November 15 – Jim Occi will deliver a lecture titled “The New Jersey Tick Problem” to the Mini Med School at the New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. The lecture begins at 7 pm in the Medical… Read More
Jim Occi will be delivering a lecture at the 18th Annual Lyme & Other Tick-Borne Dieases Conference: What Clinicians Need to Know about an Expanding Epidemic this weekend, September 23 – 24, 2017 at the Hilton Penns Landing,… Read More
Jim Occi will be deliver a lecture titled “New Jersey Tick Problem” at the New Jersey Environmental Health Association (NJEHA) Annual Symposium at the Hilton Garden Inn Edison-Raritan Center this Thursday, September 21, 2017, between 8:30am – 4:15pm…. Read More