SBE Assistant Professor Allison Gardner Seeks To Control Disease-Transmitting Blacklegged Ticks

Disease-transmitting blacklegged ticks invading new areas are a threat to the health of people and animals and are a burden on the economy.

Allison Gardner will seek to isolate ecosystem factors — including temperature and snow pack — that inhibit their geographic spread and that lead to methods to control them during vulnerable life stages and times of year.

Read more about her research in UMaine News.