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Fonseca, Dina M.
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Fonseca, Dina M.
Associate Professor

Phone: 732-932-9341

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1996

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Department of Entomology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, New Brunswick; Rutgers
Areas of Interest
Infectious Diseases, Mosquito Control, and Evolutionary Ecology.
Teaching Areas
Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Ecology.
Memberships and Professional Service
Research Associate, Patrick Center for Environmental Science, Academy of Natural Sciences, 2007-present; Invited Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Microbiology Department, “Emerging infectious Diseases,” 2003, 2004, and 2006; Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 2001-present; Assistant Curator of Molecular Ecology, Patrick Center for Environmental Research, Academy of Natural Sciences.
Grants, Honors, and Awards
Principal Investigator, Charles and Johanna Busch Biomedical Research Grant, Rutgers University, “Transfer of useful genes across hybrid zones in the Culex pipiens complex," 2007-2009; Principal Investigator, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Wadsworth Center, New York Department of Health, “U.S. Based Collaboration in Emerging Viral and Prion Diseases," 2002-2009.