Posts tagged with laboratory adaptation

  1. Variability in mosquito host-seeking ability

    Words and images: Meng-Jia Lau Behaviour is one of the most complex study areas in biology because it involves a combination of many factors that are …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/11/28/variability-in-mosquito-host-seeking-ability

  2. Lab-reared mosquitoes maintain their lust for blood

    Words and images: Perran Ross Modified mosquitoes raised in laboratories are being released into the wild in disease control programs. These mosquitoes will still bite you, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/11/07/lab-reared-mosquitoes-maintain-their-lust-for-blood

  3. Releases of Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes for disease control

    Words and images: Perran Ross When animals raised in captivity are released back into the wild, you might picture cute and furry mammals from an endangered …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2019/09/18/releases-of-wolbachia-infected-mosquitoes-for-disease-control

  4. Collecting Rhynchosciara: an important fly in the history of genetics

    Words and images: Ann Stocker Rhynchosciara species are endemic to South and Central America. The larvae are readily observed because they are a centimeter or more …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/11/06/collecting-rhynchosciara-an-important-fly-in-the-history-of-genetics

  5. The diversity of Aussie grasshoppers | Part two

    Words and images: Vanessa White Some important lessons learnt and new questions around Vandiemenella laboratory rearing In the previous grasshopper blog, I reported “reasonable success with …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/15/the-diversity-of-aussie-grasshoppers-part-two

  6. Marking mosquitoes

    Words: Mengjia Liu Images: Perran Ross and Mengjia Liu It is important to study the fitness of different colonies of Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes, and also of interest …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/10/05/marking-mosquitoes

  7. Large male mosquitoes unluckier in love

    Words and images: Perran Ross Large male mosquitoes may have more trouble than smaller males in finding a partner. In a new study, we find that …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/05/31/large-male-mosquitoes-unluckier-in-love

  8. NEW PROJECT | Buruli ulcer

    Words and photo: Jason Axford On 26 April at the Peter Doherty Institute, Federal Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, announced new NHMRC funding to investigate the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/05/10/new-project-buruli-ulcer

  9. Rapid evolution in insect pest species

    Off the back of a review Ary wrote last year in Current Opinion in Insect Science, a less technical and more digestible summary is now available …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/04/30/rapid-evolution-in-insect-pest-species

  10. Study Shows Rapid Evolution in Lab-Reared Insects | Perran and Ary’s new paper covered in Entomology Today

    Perran and Ary’s lab adaptation review  paper is fresh off the press and immediately generating interest. Follow the link below to Entomology Today to read all about …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/pearg/2018/03/02/study-shows-rapid-evolution-in-lab-reared-insects-perran-and-arys-new-paper-covered-in-entomology-today