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December 9-11, New Orleans, LA - Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Mosquito Control Association.Keynote Address. Fonseca DM "Area-wide management of the Asian tiger mosquito: lessons learned"

November 2-6, New Orleans LA – 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Halasa YA, Shepard DS, Fonseca DM, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Bartlett-Healy K, Strickman D, Clark GG “Quantifying the impact of mosquitoes on quality of life”

2014

September 28-October 2, San Antonio, TX - 45th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vector Ecolog. Symposium on Operational Surveillance and Control for Dengue/Chikungunya Vectors. Faraji A "Aedes albopictus surveillance and control: Lessons learned from the area-wide management project"

September 12, Sydney, Australia - Marie Bashir Institute of Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. Fonseca DM "Managing the Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, in America: implications for exotic pathogen introduction and nuisance-biting impacts”

September 7-10, Mandurah, Australia - 12th Annual Meeting of the Mosquito Control Association of Australia. Fonseca DM " The need for customized mosquito control: rapid evolution in Aedes albopictus"

April 7-11, Silver Spring, MD- 198th Armed Forces Pest Management Board Meeting. Clark GG “Highlights from the USDA/ARS area-wide project for the management of Aedes albopictus

March 25-27, St. Augustine, FL- 11th Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Control Workshop, AMCD, Clark GG “USDA/Rutgers University’s area wide management program of Aedes albopictus

February 2-6, Seattle, WA - 80th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association. Clark GG, Fonseca DM and the ATM team “Outcomes from the USDA/ARS area-wide project for management of the Asian tiger mosquito”

2013

March 26-28 –10th Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Control Workshop, AMCD, St. Augustine, FL.

  1. Clark GG “Area-wide management of the Asian tiger mosquito: lessons learned”
  2. Fonseca DM “The need for customized mosquito control: differences in genetics and behavior among US populations of Aedes albopictus".

February 24-28, Atlantic City, NJ – 100th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association.

  1. Heiry RA, Kaplan LR, Fonseca DM “Loss of bet-hedging in ovipositing female Aedes albopictus, Skuse, in the fall”

    Symposium: Aedes albopictus 1. Global challenge for surveillance and sustaining management

  2. Xu J “Genetic diversity and distribution of Aedes albopictus in the USA”
  3. Marcombe S “Insecticide resistance in Aedes albopictus

    Symposium: Aedes albopictus 2. Lessons learned from Area-wide Management.

  4. Shepard DS, Halasa YA, Wittenberg E, Fonseca DM, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Bartlett‐Healy K, Strickman D, Clark GG “Cost‐Benefit Analysis of an Area‐Wide Pest Management Program against the Asian Tiger Mosquito in NJ”
  5. Crepeau T “Cryptic larval habitats”
  6. Farajollahi A “Killing tigers in a concrete jungle: effectiveness of a nighttime ULV adulticide against diurnal Aedes albopictus
  7. Williams G “Evaluation of an area-wide, truck mounted application of FFAST Bti in Monmouth County, New Jersey”
  8. Healy KB “Lessons learned about educating towards mosquito control”
  9. Healy S Aedes albopictus in northeastern suburban coastal communities
  10. Fonseca DM and Clark GG “Area-wide management of the Asian tiger mosquito: lessons learned”

2012

March 28-30, Atlantic City, NJ – 58th Annual Meeting NJ Mosquito Control Association

  1. Unlu I, Farajollahi A, Indelicato N, Healy S, Crepeau T, Gaugler R, Fonseca DM “Using ArcGIS to identify Asian tiger hot spots.
  2. Crepeau T, Healy S “Evaluation of an Area-wide, Truck Mounted Application of FFAST Bti in Monmouth County, NJ”
  3. Marcombe S, Fonseca DM “Insecticide susceptibility status of Aedes albopictus in New Jersey.
  4. Farajollahi A, Healy S, Unlu I, Crepeau T, Egizi A, Gaugler R, Crans S, Williams G, Bartlett-Healy K, Hamilton G, Shepard D, Clark G, Strickman D, Fonseca DM “Current update on Aedes albopictus and the Asian tiger mosquito project”.

Feb 26-Mar 1, Austin, TX – 78th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association. Williams G, Farajollahi A, Fonseca DM, Healy S “Efficacy of area-wide larviciding techniques in urban areas”.

Symposium “Aedes albopictus Surveillance organized by Dina M. Fonseca and G. Clark.

  1. Crepeau T, Bartlett-Healy K, Healy S, Farajollahi A, Unlu S, Gaugler R, Fonseca DM “Demographic variable and their predictive ability for assessing presence”
  2. Fonseca DM, Valentin R, Crepeau T, Healy S, Farajollahi A, Unlu I “The pros and cons of egg counts”
  3. Unlu I, Farajollahi A, Corichi A, Gaugler R, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R, Strickman D “Surveys of immature stages”
  4. Farajollahi A, Egizi A, Healy S, Unlu I, Crepeau T, Bartlett-Healy K, Clark G, Strickman D, Gaugler R, Fonseca DM “Population dynamics and host preference of adults”
  5. Marcombe S, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Fonseca DM “Insecticide resistance status”
  6. Shepard D, Halasa Y, Wittenberg E, Fonseca DM, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Bartlett-Healy K, Strickman D, Clark GG “Cost-benefit analysis of an area wide pest management program”

2011

November 13-16, Reno, NV – 59th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Symposium “Predictors of Vector and Disease Dynamics”.
  1. Opening remarks: Fonseca DM “Real time modeling, a tool for enlightened pest and disease control”.
  2. Healy S “The Use of Predictive Models in an IPM Approach to Container Inhabiting Mosquito Control”
  3. Farajollahi A, Healy SP, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R, Bartlett-Healy K, Williams G, Crans S, Unlu I, Crepeau T, Clark G, Strickman D “Integrated mosquito management from predictions to proactive control measures”
  4. Bartlett-Healy K, Fonseca DM, Healy S, Farajollahi A, Crepeau T, Unlu I “The use of temperature-based models to predict container inhabiting mosquitoes”
  5. Gaugler R, Healy S, Williams G, Wang Y, Farajollahi A, Suman D, Lloyd A, Fonseca DM, Farooq M, Brey C, Schoeler G “Point source and area wide field studies of pyriproxifen autodissemination against container-inhabiting mosquitoes in urban environments”.

March 20-24, Anaheim, CA – 77th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association. Healy SArea-wide IPM of the Asian tiger mosquito, Larval Control Strategies”

2010

Dec.12-15, San Diego, CA – 58th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Egizi AM, Fonseca DM “Rapid assay for blood meal identification in Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito”

December 6-8, Hyannis, CT - 56th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Mosquito Control Association. Healy S Area-wide IPM of the Asian tiger mosquito, Larval Control Strategies”

November 15-17, State College, PA Pennsylvania Vector Control Association Annual Meeting. Healy SArea-wide Integrated Pest Management of the Asian Tiger Mosquito”

February 23-25, Florida Southeast Regional Public Health and Vector Management Conference. Healy SArea-wide Integrated Pest Management of the Asian Tiger Mosquito”

Mar 28-31, New Orleans, LN – Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association.

  1. Bartlett-Healy and the ATM team “Utilization of artificial and natural container habitats by Aedes albopictus in urban, suburban, and rural areas of New Jersey”
  2. Unlu I and the ATM team “Area-wide surveillance and control of Aedes albopictus: An effort to find, catch, and tame the tiger”
  3. Bartlett-Healy K and the ATM team “Development and pretesting of an educational program geared towards source reduction of Asian tiger mosquito habitat in New Jersey”
  4. Healy S and the ATM team “Efficacy of backpack applications of VectoBac WDG for Aedes albopictus larvae in placed containers and comparison to other control techniques”
  5. Farajollahi A and the ATM team “Urban field spray characterization and habitat penetration of DUETTM via truck- mounted ULV equipment against Aedes albopictus

Mar 10-12, Atlantic City, NJ – Annual Meeting of the NJ Mosquito Control Association

  1. Farajollahi A and the ATM team “Adulticide applications with DUET in an urban environment: Where do the droplets go?”
  2. Unlu I and the ATM team “Area-wide surveillance and control of Aedes albopictus, an effort to find, catch, and tame the tiger”
  3. Ferwerda C and the ATM team“The effects of microclimate on trapping success”
  4. Bartlett-Healy K and the ATM team “From tires to toilets, the most productive container habitats for Aedes albopictus
  5. Healy S and the ATM team “NECE studies on larval control of Asian Tiger mosquitoes”

2009

December 13-16, Indianapolis, IN – 57th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. 40 min panel integrated in the Symposium “Celebrating Entomology at the USDA Agricultural Research Service”. Section entitled “Areawide integrated pest management of the Asian Tiger Mosquito”. Organizers Klein DL, Fonseca, DM, Clark GG.

November 17-18, Washington, DC – Annual Meeting of the Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Halasa YA, Shepard DS, Fonseca DM, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Gaugler R, Clark GG “Willingness to pay for vector control for the Asian tiger mosquito in New Jersey”.

April 5-9 – Ann. meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association, New Orleans, LN.

  1. Bartlett K, Hamilton G, Crepeau T, Healy S, Slaff M, Gaugler R, Fonseca DM “Using a focus group to improve outreach and educational materials”
  2. Nelder M, Kesavaraju B, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Clayson P, Unlu I, Crepeau T, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R “Evaluation of a monomolecular film and (S)-methoprene composite against Aedes albopictus
  3. Slaff M, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R, Clark G, Healy S, Farajollahi A “Area-wide management of Aedes albopictus: Progress and Plans”
  4. Farajollahi A, Unlu I, Healy S, Crepeau T, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R, Slaff M, Kesavaraju B “Use of BG-Sentinel traps as a surveillance tool in an area-wide management program for Aedes albopictus”
  5. Healy S, Farajollahi A, Clayson P, Crans S, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R “Efficacy of an insecticide mixture containing sumithrin, prallethrin, and PBO by ultra-low volume ground application against caged Aedes albopictus
  6. Reed L, Crans S, Fonseca DM, Slaff M “Changes in Aedes albopictus in New Jersey from 1998 to 2008” (poster)

March – Annual Meeting of the NJ Mosquito Control Association, Atlantic City, NJ.

  1. Reed L, Crans S, Slaff M, Fonseca DM “Change in Aedes albopictus populations in New Jersey, 1998-2008”
  2. Reed L, Crans S, Fonseca DM, Slaff M, Gaugler R “NJ Vector and adult mosquito surveillance”
  3. Slaff M, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R, Healy S, Farajollahi A “Overview of the Asian tiger mosquito project”
  4. Crepeau T, Nelder M, Kesavaraju B, Farajollahi A, Healy S, Clayson P, Unlu I, Fonseca DM, Gaugler R “Evaluation of a monomolecular film and (S)-methoprene composite against Aedes albopictus

2008

Nov. 16-19 – Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Reno-Sparks, NV.

  1. Nelder M, Farajollahi A, Kesavaraju B, Clayson P, Unlu I, Crepeau T, Gaugler R, Fonseca DM “Laboratory and field testing of the efficacy of a monomolecular film and (S)-methoprene in tandem against Aedes albopictus immatures”
  2. Williges E, Gaugler R, Fonseca DM “Vertical oviposition preferences of Aedes albopictus in New Jersey”

October 24 – Pest Control Operators and Health Officers Day. Fonseca DM “Asian Tiger Mosquitoes: The Biology, Life-cycle and Control of Asian Tiger Mosquitoes”. Newark, NJ, USA.

February 27-29, Baltimore, MD - 33rd Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Mosquito Control Association. Healy S “Objectives & Design of the USDA ARS Project for Area-Wide Management of the Asian Tiger Mosquito”

January 23 - Center for Vector Biology Biologists Meeting, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Fonseca DM “The Asian tiger mosquito”. Summary of biology, ecology, and control practices (30 minute oral presentation)

July 6-12 – XXIII International Congress of Entomology. Durban, South Africa. Kline D, Clark G, Fonseca DM “Area-wide management of the Asian tiger mosquito”