|Brian and colleagues received a pilot grant from the Keck Futures Initiative to conduct research on the the transmission of Chagas disease by kissing bugs in South America. This project will be a new collaboration between Brian, Ricardo Gurtler from the University of Buenos Aires, and Joel Cohen from the Rockefeller University.|
Also, an article by Brian and Alexa Fritzsche was accepted for publication in the journal "EcoHealth" - way to go, Alexa!
|Brian and collaborator Felicia Keesing (Bard College) received a pilot grant from the Research Board at UIUC to begin research on ticks and tick-borne diseases in African savannas. Brian and Felicia will travel to Kenya in July, 2012, to begin collecting data.|