Triatomine bugs and their trypanosomes are popping up in New Orleans, a beloved mecca of food, arts, and music- reminding us that parasites and their vectors… Read more »
Jennifer K. Peterson is a researcher with the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, USA, and an adjunct Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences with Portland State University Honors College, USA. She is interested in all things disease ecology and evolution, with a focus on cross-scales interactions between vectors, hosts, and parasites. Her study system is Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease) and its triatomine bug vectors.
Latest posts by Jennifer K. Peterson (see all)
- Parasites and Vectors: the original renegades - 28th May 2021
- Spreading like wildfire? Parasites in a pyrophilic world - 25th September 2020
In the wake of the wildfires burning throughout the western U.S., it is timely to explore recent studies examining the effects of fire on parasites. Full… Read more »