FUNDING AND CURRENT PROJECTS
National Institutes of Health R01 (R01 AI163444-01; Principle Investigator): "Redefining thermal
suitability for urban malaria transmission in the context humidity" (Sep 2020 - Sep 2025).
National Institutes of Health R01 (2 R01 AI067380-16, Co-Investigator; Principle Investigator, Greg Ebel,
Colorado State University): "Quasispecies dynamics in arbovirus persistence, emergence, and fitness"
(May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2027).
National Institute of Food and Agriculture / United States Department of Agriculture Federal Capacity
Funds (7003469): "Taming the tiger: understanding mosquito population connectivity to improve control"
(Oct 2022 - Oct 2025)
Ceva Industry Sponsored Project (Principle investigator): "Modeling the effects of Vectra3D on
mosquito population dynamics and heartworm prevalence" (Aug 2017 - Aug 2019).
National Institutes of Health R01 (A110793; Co-investigator): "Influence of temperature on
malaria transmission and prospective control" (April 2014 - Mar 2020)
National Institutes of Health R21 (R21AI128407; Co-investigator): "The role of African green monkeys in
the epidemiology of Dengue and chikungunya on St. Kitts, West Indies" (Dec 2016 - Dec 2019)
National Institutes of Health R21 (AI118593; Co-investigator): "Acoustic mating signals in the
dengue vector Aedes aegypti" (Mar 2016 - Feb 2019)
Department of Defense (PR151282; Co-investigator): "Using VacSim delivery to enhance malaria vaccine efficacy" (Oct 2016 - Sep 2019)
FAPEMIG-UGA Research Mobility Grant (Principle Investigator): "Effects of environmental
temperature on the mosquito-Zika interaction" (June 2017 - May 2018)
National Science Foundation RAPID (1640780; Principle Investigator): "Environmental
drivers of Zika transmission and control" (May 2016 - April 2017)
Office for Vice President for Research Grants on the Edge ($10,000; Principle Investigator):
"Characterizing the thermal performance of chikungunya in American Aedes mosquitoes and
implications for transmission" (Feb 2016 - Jun 2016)
National Institutes of Health R21 (AI096036-01; Co-investigator): "Effects of temperature on mosquito
immunity and vector competence" (Jun 2011 - May 2013)