Fighting mosquito-borne diseases with genomics, machine learning and likelihood functions
Sep 27, 2018 12:00pm to 1:00pm
5101 Berkeley Way West
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Malaria, dengue, Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases continue to pose a major global health burden through much of the world, despite the widespread distribution of insecticide-based tools and antimalarial drugs. Consequently, there is interest in novel strategies to control these diseases, including the release of mosquitoes transfected with Wolbachia and engineered with CRISPR-based gene...
John Marshall, School of Public Health (Speaker)