Alexander Potter

Alexander Potter
Smithsonian Institution · Department of Entomology

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

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Yellow fever virus (YFV) has a long history of impacting human health in South America. Mayaro virus (MAYV) is an emerging arbovirus of public health concern in the Neotropics and its full impact is yet unknown. Both YFV and MAYV are primarily maintained via a sylvatic transmission cycle but can be opportunistically transmitted to humans by the bit...
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The encroachment of arboviruses and their mosquito hosts into new territories due to a changing climate.
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Mosquito surveillance data can be used to develop bionomic profiles of vector species to inform abatement plans. Thus, surveillance was conducted in the months following Allied occupation of Japan at the conclusion of World War II. Mosquito surveillance in Nagasaki, Japan, began one month after the nuclear bomb destroyed much of the city. The resul...
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VectorMap (vectormap.si.edu) is the world's largest web-based repository for arthropod vector collection data made freely available for use by the public. Long-term datasets are useful in understanding the progression through time of vectors and the pathogens they transmit. VectorMap has created a utility to study arbovirus dynamics for researchers...

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