The 12th Mosquito Control Association of Australia & Arbovirus Research in Australia Symposium

One of our PhD candidates, Eloise Stephenson, recently attended the 12th Mosquito Control Association of Australia & Arbovirus Research in Australia Symposium at the Gold Coast. The theme of this symposium was “Managing challenges and threats with new technology and research”. Highlights of the conference included new and interesting technologies such as; The ability to test for mosquito DNA in water samples up to a month after a mosquito has been in the water (Jonathon Darbo, QIMR Berghofer), The efficacy of using sugar-based surveillance for arbovirus detection instead of sentinel chickens (Jay Nicholson, Department of Health WA), And new protocols to characterise pooled mosquito samples u

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