Inside the quest to track one of humanity’s tiniest deadly predators

By Virginia Capmourteres

Dr. Katie Clow’s research is featured in the September-October issue of The Walrus. Katie Clow is a GIER Affiliate Member and Assistant Professor of One Health in the Department of Population Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College. Her research focuses on the ecology and epidemiology of vectors and vector-borne zoonoses, with a specific emphasis on the blacklegged tick and Lyme disease.

The article, written by Stephanie Nolen, describes the nuances of tick field work and lab work, as well as the links between Lyme disease and climate change, in a captivating, witty, and humorous way. Not to be missed!

Banner photo credit: Eamon Mac Mahon.

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