News

  1. The Short lab at ESA!

    Dec 10, 2019

    Sarah presented recent work from the lab on nutrition-microbiota interactions in Aedes aegypti.

  2. Mosquito collecting

    May 24, 2019

    The Short Lab went hunting for mosquito larvae last week and found three breeding sites within 100 meters of our building!

  3. Sarah goes to D.C.!

    May 24, 2019

    Dr. Short went to Washington D.C. to take part in CFAES DC days. There she met with representatives from multiple federal funding agencies including the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

  4. "Tick Tock, Tick Talk"

    The Short Lab at COSI SciFest

    May 24, 2019

    The Short lab joined the Meuti lab and the Infectious Diseases Institute to present a booth at COSI SciFest about tick borne pathogens and tick bite prevention. We had a great time and interacted with many community members, despite the rain!

  5. Laboratory

    New lab, open for BUSINESS!

    Apr 4, 2019

    Finally posting some pictures of our now finished lab space, all ready for science. Can't wait to fill up the lab with amazing scientists. It's far too clean in here!

  6. Recent review article written with Dr. Megan Meuti!

    Apr 4, 2019

    We just published a review article as a preview to a new collaboration with the Meuti lab. So stoked to be a part of their wonderful work on male seminal fluid and diapause in mosquitoes! Stay tuned! doi:10.3390/insects10030074

  7. The mosquito adulticidal Chromobacterium sp. Panama causes transgenerational impacts on fitness parameters and elicits xenobiotic gene responses

    Check out our most recent publication!

    Apr 12, 2018

    Published this month in Parasites and Vectors! "The mosquito adulticidal Chromobacterium sp. Panama causes transgenerational impacts on fitness parameters and elicits xenobiotic gene responses."
  8. Lab under construction

    Construction is underway!

    Mar 26, 2018

    The construction crew is working hard to build a new state-of-the-art laboratory space as well as a new insectary for rearing mosquitoes and performing infectious blood feeds with arboviruses like dengue and Zika. Can't wait to see the finished product!

  9. Image of online publication

    New publication!

    Jan 31, 2018

    The number of bacteria in the Aedes aegypti midgut microbiome varies between strains and is influenced by genes involved in degradation of specific amino acids. Read more here.
  10. Cat wearing tie in office building.

    We're recruiting!

    Jan 31, 2018

    Interested in joining the Short Lab? See details here!