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Home | News | NMSU professor to discuss Zika virus outbreak as part of biomedical lecture series
11/06/2013: Biology professor Immo Hansen works in his laboratory where he carries out research on mesquitos. (photo by Darren Phillips)

NMSU professor to discuss Zika virus outbreak as part of biomedical lecture series

Immo Hansen, associate professor in the New Mexico State University Department of Biology and the Institute for Applied Biosciences, will present a public talk on NMSU mosquito research as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Biomedical Research Seminar Series, at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in Room 109 of Domenici Hall. Refreshments will be served starting at 3 p.m.

This discussion, titled “Of mosquitoes and men – new ways to control insect pests,” will focus on research conducted in NMSU’s Molecular Vector Physiology Lab, including techniques and strategies to manage mosquito populations and prevent epidemics of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue fever, Chikungunya, and Zika virus.

Further, Hansen will provide an overview and update on the recent Zika virus outbreak.

“Mosquitoes are the most dangerous animals in the world. We urgently need new strategies to control them,” Hansen said.

The Biomedical Research Seminar Series will be held most Fridays during the semester, and will feature nationally recognized scientists, as well as a spotlight talk by NMSU faculty. The full schedule can be found at http://events.research.nmsu.edu.

For more information, to request to meet with the speaker or to recommend future speakers, contact Shelley Lusetti at slusetti@nmsu.edu

Author:  Dana Beasley – NMSU

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