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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

Laboratory, mosqutio, bacteria on plates.

Welcome to the Short lab!

Learn about our research

Welcome to the Short lab!


We are interested in the many different ways medically relevant mosquitoes interact with microbes.



  • Check out the OSU BITE site!

    Published on Feb 7, 2022

    Looking for information on Ohio ticks, mosquitoes, bed bugs and more? Check out the OSU BITE site for information on blood-sucking arthropods in Ohio!

  • Welcome new grad student, Nicki!

    Published on Feb 4, 2022

    The Short lab is excited to welcome new graduate student Nicki Joseph! Nicki graduated in 2021 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and B.A. in German from University of Missouri Columbia. We are excited to have her!

  • Short lab welcomes two new members!

    Published on Jun 25, 2021

    Dr. Luis Martinez Villegas and Dr. Noha Meghawry joined the lab this past winter, we are so glad to have them!