Kelly Matzen at the 2014 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Kelly Matzen, OXITEC, at the 9th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 19, 2014 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Science Nation - Nosing Out Mosquitoes

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Vanderbilt University researchers say they're working to unleash an insect repellent on mosquitoes that's more powerful than DEET. The discovery could one day be effective in reducing the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, such as malaria. It's based on a mosquito's sense of smell. With early support from the National Science Foundation, Vanderbilt University biologist Laurence Zwiebel researched which mosquito genes are linked to odor reception. Since then, he's discovered a separate odor...