August 2018Congrats on Chen-Yu Wei for finishing his master degree study! His study shows that exotic plant invasion sites in Pengu (aka Pescadores) are hotspots for scrub typhus!
August 2018 The work on tick-borne diseases in Hualien, eastern Taiwan, has been published in Experimental and Applied Acarology!
November 2017 The work on ticks of birds and pathogens on ticks has shown up in Parasites and Vectors!
We have three new members since last August!!
March 2017 A new paper on association of international sea ports and incidence of murine typhus in Taiwan has been publish in PLoS NTD!
December 2015 Results of an extensive survey on potential hosts and vectors of scrub typhus in Taiwan were published in Parasites & Vectors
Ian Best Ting-Hsiang Ku Chen-Yu Wei
join the lab.!
September 2015 Two papers, one on ticks and the other on chigger mites, were published in the Journal of Medical Entomology. We will endeavor to publish more studies on biology of arthropod disease vectors and ectoparasites, a field largely neglected in Taiwan.
January 2015 A new paper entitled "High prevalence of Rickettsia infections in small mammals in Taiwan" has been published in a special issue (Rodent-borne pathogens) of the journal "Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases". This is a work in collaboration with Taiwan Centers for Disease Control.
January 2015 The lab website is open!!
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