Dr. Laura C. Harrington Cornell University, USA

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Laura Harrington is a Professor in the Department of Entomology at Cornell University and Director of the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases. Professor Harrington’s research focuses on the biology, ecology and behavior of mosquitoes and ticks that transmit human diseases. Her current projects address feeding and... read moremating behavior of the mosquito vectors of dengue, Zika and chikungunya viruses. She also investigates tick biology and control, acoustic behavior and flight range of disease vectors, human-mosquito interactions, and the role of climate change and globalization on emerging vector borne diseases. She is an award-winning mentor and teacher, offering courses at Cornell University in the fields of vector biology, public and global health. Dr. Harrington has published over 110 peer reviewed articles and 3 book chapters.