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Texas Tech Mosquito Expert to Testify about Zika Before U.S. Congress

Everything Lubbock

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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