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Offer: 20% discount on Integrated Vector Management, by Graham Matthews

June 5, 2013 - 13:36 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

John Wiley & Sons Publisher offers MalariaWorld subscribers a 20% discount on the book Integrated Vector Management by Graham Matthews.

ISBN: 978-0-470-65966-3
Hardcover, 248 pages
October 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
£80.00 / €96.00

Special price for MalariaWorld subscribers: £64.00/€76.80

Short Communication: Vector capacity of Anopheles sinensis in malaria outbreak areas of central China

July 11, 2012 - 13:57 -- Patrick Sampao
Pan J, Zhou S, Zheng X, Huang F, Wang D, Shen Y, Su Y, Zhou G, Liu F, Jiang J
Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:136 (9 July 2012)

MalariaWorldThis study suggests that vivax malaria outbreaks in Huanhuai valley is highly related to the enhancement in vector capacity of An. sinensis for P. vivax, which is attributed to the local residents' habits and the remarkable drop in the number of large livestock leading to disappearance of traditional biological barriers.


CLOSED: Job: Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Vector Group, LSTM

October 13, 2011 - 19:57 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Location: Liverpool, UK
Salary: £30,870 - £35,789 (DOE)
Deadline for applications: 27th October 2011 (noon BST)
Interviews: 14th November 2011
Full-Time, Fixed-Term 15 month appointment
Ref. 456

Open Access | Ecology of Anopheles darlingi Root with respect to vector importance: a review

October 6, 2011 - 09:59 -- Patrick Sampao
Hiwat H, Bretas G
Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:177 (16 September 2011)

MalariaWorldThis paper aims to provide information on the importance, ecology and behavior of An. darlingi. It reviews publications that addressed ecological and behavioral aspects that are important to understand the role and importance of An. darlingi in the transmission of malaria throughout its area of distribution.

Evaluation of Methods for Sampling the Malaria Vector Anopheles darlingi (Diptera, Culicidae) in Suriname and the Relation with Its Biting Behavior

September 15, 2011 - 13:09 -- Patrick Sampao
H. Hiwat, M. de Rijk, R. Andriessen, C.J.M. Koenraadt and W. Takken
Journal of Medical Entomology 48(5):1039-1046. 2011

The effectiveness of CO2-baited and human-baited mosquito traps for the sampling of Anopheles darlingi Root was evaluated and compared with human landing collections in Suriname.

Salivary gland transcriptome analysis in response to sugar feeding in malaria vector Anopheles stephensi

September 9, 2011 - 14:21 -- Patrick Sampao
Rajnikant Dixit, Manmeet Rawat, Sanjeev Kumar, Kailash C. Pandey, T. Adak, Arun Sharma
Journal of Insect Physiology, Volume 57, Issue 10, October 2011, Pages 1399-1406

In this study, we analyzed a small scale transcriptome of salivary glands in sugar fed female mosquitoes.


Open Access | Insecticide resistance in malaria vector mosquitoes at four localities in Ghana, West Africa

June 18, 2011 - 14:09 -- Patrick Sampao
Richard H Hunt, Godwin Fuseini, Steve Knowles, Joseph Stiles-Ocran, Rolf Verster, Maria L Kaiser, Kwang Shik Choi, Lizette L Koekemoer and Maureen Coetzee
Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:107, June 2011

The data highlight the complexity of the situation prevailing in southern Ghana and the challenges facing the malaria vector control programmes in this region.

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CLOSED: Job: Glasgow University - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Malaria Vector Ecology

June 9, 2011 - 20:14 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

Organisation: University of Glasgow, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine

Location: Tanzania
Closing date: 8th July 2011
Ref: M00269  

CLOSED: Job: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Post-doctoral Research Assistant (Ref 320) Vector Group

May 26, 2011 - 19:39 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

Closing date for receiving applications: 10.00am, (BST) Tuesday 21st June 2011
Salary: £30,870 - £35,789 per annum Grade 7
Full-time fixed-term 2 Year Appointment

Analysis of the evolutionary forces shaping mitochondrial genomes of a Neotropical malaria vector complex

March 1, 2011 - 07:33 -- Patrick Sampao
Jaroslaw Krzywinski, Cong Li, Marion Morris, Jan E. Conn, José B. Lima, Marinete M. Povoa, Richard C. Wilkerson
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Volume 58, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages 469-477

Here we report the analysis of the newly sequenced complete mitochondrial DNA molecules from six recognized or putative species of one such group, the Neotropical Anopheles albitarsis complex.



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