Gregor Devine | Associate Professor, Group Leader
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Gregor Devine, Associate Professor, Group Leader, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Greg Devine leads the Mosquito Control Laboratory at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane. His group focuses on the surveillance and control of mosquitoes and the viruses and parasites they transmit. Current research themes include: 1) the invasion of exotic mosquito species 2) ecological factors affecting disease transmission 3) improving arbovirus and mosquito surveillance and 4) developing new methods of control (insecticide application, endectocides, bacterial infection of mosquitoes). The Mosquito Control Laboratory has access to unique quarantine insectaries and a “living library” of mosquito and virus strains.

Greg has a strong background in operational research in disease endemic settings with 30 years’ experience in pest management, vector control and insect ecology in Asia, South America, East Africa and North Queensland. He has worked as an academic and within the government health sector.

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Day 2 @ 12:00

Mosquito Borne Disease: One Health, Public Health & Environmental Change

The topics that will be covered in this session include;

  • The 2022 Japanese Encephalitis outbreak, impacts and reasons for range expansion.
  • Other zoonoses (e.g., Ross River virus, Murray Valley Encephalitis).
  • Future threats to agriculture and human health.

last published: 03/Aug/22 23:45 GMT

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