Texas Tech Mosquito Expert to Testify about Zika Before U.S. Congress
May 25, 2016
Everything Lubbock - A Texas Tech mosquito expert will be testifying before Congress
about the Zika virus this week. Dr. Steven M. Presley, Ph. D. is a professor at Texas
Tech and the director of TTU's Biological Threat Research Laboratory, he has been
researching mosquitoes and the diseases they carry for three decades.
"It is an honor, but more than that it's an opportunity for me to represent the support
from Texas Tech and the Department of State Health Services, that's enabled us to
pull together all of these capabilities and have a resource that can really make a
difference nationwide in preventing vectorborne disease epidemic," he said.
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