Aardema Lab News
06 March 2020: Domenica presents her talk "Contrasting seasonal presence of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes between coastal and inland communities" at the the 107th NJMCA Annual Meeting
06 March 2020: Matthew's guest blog post on the 'BugBitten' blog is published today. (http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/bugbitten/2020/03/06/hybrid-speciation-in-the-culex-pipiens-mosquito-complex/)
04 March 2020: Natalie presents a poster of her work on circadian rhythms and diapause in Cx. molestus at the 107th NJMCA Annual Meeting and wins second place! Congrats Natalie!!!
08 January 2020: Matthew's analysis on global patterns of genetic exchange and taxonomic relationships in the Culex pipiens species complex is out today in the journal Parasites & Vectors! (https://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13071-020-3879-8)
12 June 2019: Matthew presents his preliminary research on demographic changes in European Anaplasma phagocytophilum strains at the 19th annual Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Diseases conference in Princeton NJ
16 May 2019: Matthew becomes an Associate Editor at the journal Environmental Entomology
18 April 2019: Aardema Lab graduate student, Natalie Epstein, is selected to be a 2019-2020 recipient of the Bonnie Lustigman Research Fellowship from Montclair State University. Congrats Natalie!!
18 March 2019: Aardema Lab graduate student, Domenica Mousa, receives Wehner funding from the Department of Biology at MSU for her research
01 March 2019: Domenica Mousa wins the Daniel M. Jobbins Scholarship for the amount of $4,000, from the New Jersey Mosquito Control Association. Congrats Domenica!! https://www.montclair.edu/biology/2019/03/06/daniel-m-jobbins-scholarship-recepient/?wp_logged_in=true
05 June 2018: The Aardema Lab receives a Student Faculty Scholarship and a Summer Grant Proposal Development award from MSU. Both will facilitate research in the lab this summer!
14 March 2018: Aardema Lab associated member, Dylan Jones, presents his research on the influences of protein variation in the larval diet of Culex molestus at the annual New Jersey Mosquito Control Association meeting in Atlantic City.
16 February 2018: Aardema Lab member, Kevin Saez, is announced as a 2018 winner of research funding from MSU's Wehner Student Research Program. Kevin will be investigating the genetic basis of diapause and autogeny in Culex mosquitos. Congratulations Kevin!
28 October 2017: Matthew judges student posters at the 50th annual MACUB conference at Jersey City State University (https://macub.org/)
1 September 2017: Matthew offically joins the Department of Biology at Montclair State University as an Assistant Professor
26 August 2017: Matthew gives the keynote talk at the 63rd annual meeting of the Michigan Entomological Society (http://michentsoc.org/)
3 August 2017: The Aardema lab begins moving into its new home at MSU in the basement of Science Hall
21 July 2017: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signs legislation designating Montclair State University a public research university (http://www.montclair.edu/news/article.php?ArticleID=18239)