TAMU was lucky to have a week-long visit by disease
ecologists/epidemiologists Drs. Jean Tsao
(Michigan State University) and Graham Hickling
(University of Tennessee). Their visit included a couple of
awesome seminars, tick-plucking at deer check stations, and useful
feedback at our lab meeting!
Graham Hickling, Sarah Hamer, Lisa Aucklad, and Rachel
Miranda and Carolyn's crane research is well underway, with
field research at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge and necropsies
of hunter-harvested birds.
Jaime Rodriguez's tick research update: the
mice have ticks this month (look closely for an engorged