Tick Talk: small pest big problem
Wednesday November 30, 2022  6pm - 7:15pm (1 Hour 15 Minutes)
Lecture / Seminar Health / Wellness Wheelchair Accessible Aged 19+


Nicoletta Faraone
Department of Chemistry
Acadia University

Ticks vector the widest array of disease-causing organisms of all blood feeding arthropods. The spread of ticks and tick-borne diseases at alarming rate has urged the need to find better pest management tools. To select optimal active ingredients and design proper formulations, it is important to understand how ticks respond to specific chemicals through their chemosensory system, providing important information on mode of action and performance. In this seminar, I will tell you more about attraction and repellency induced by certain chemicals in ticks to avoid the transmission of pathogens.

Consider staying on to continue the discussion after the talk.
Pricing & Tickets
Pricing: Admission: $10 includes beer-wine or cocktail
90 Terry's Creek Road
Port Williams, Nova Scotia

 (902) 542-5555


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