Ongoing Projects:

Harnessing mosquito ecology for mosquito control

Modelling mosquito distributions under current and future climate conditions

Investigation of the sensory ecology of mosquitoes

Elucidation of mosquito-plant interactions, including mosquito pollination



Completed Projects:

Creation of a guide to the mosquitoes of the Yukon

Synergistic spatial repellent properties of plant essential oils

Investigation of the cues that attract mosquitoes to floral nectar and other sources of plant-derived sugar

Assessment of the ability of mosquitoes to see ultraviolet light

Determination of the pollinator status of the common house mosquito


A female Culex pipiens mosquito cleans tansy pollen from her proboscis. Photo by Mike Hrabar.