6 record(s) found with the tag "mosquitoes" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Do the Mosquitoes in the NWT have Wolbachia?
Principal Investigator: Hansen, Tamara A
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to collect mosquitoes from the Inuvik area and perform a set of genetic tests to see if they are infected with a particular bacterium called Wolbachia. This bacterium is harmless to humans but affects the mating process of mosquitoes by killing the sperm of an infected male. A presence of Wolbachia has not been detected in the NWT as of yet, but if detected coul...


Mosquito Baseline Study for the City of Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Ellis, R.A.
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The mosquito baseline study is aimed at determining which mosquito species breed in and around Yellowknife. While sampling for mosquito larvae, samples of non-target (i.e., other) insect species will also be taken to determine which of these species are natural predators or parasites of mosquitoes, or should be protected for other reasons. The City of Yellowknife will be provided with recommenda...


Licence #2294
Principal Investigator: McLean, D.M.
Licenced Year(s): 1978
Summary: A continuation of an investigation into the existence of California encephalitis virus in mosquitoes....


Licence #2097
Principal Investigator: McLean, D.M.
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To conduct investigations into the existence of California encephalitis through isolation in mosquitoes....


Licence #1976
Principal Investigator: McLean, D.M.
Licenced Year(s): 1976
Summary: 1) To define the prevalence of arboviruses pathogenic for man, especially California encephalitis virus, 2) to determine quantitive relationships between the incidence of arboviral infection in mosquito larvae, adult mosquitoes and vertebrate reservoirs of arboviral virus....


Licence #1794
Principal Investigator: Iversen, John O.
Licenced Year(s): 1974
Summary: Collecting mosquitoes and sampling the blod of small animals to study arborviruses, which are potential agents of human illnesses....


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