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Lee Cohnstaedt
Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research
Research Entomologist
lee.cohnstaedt@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (785) 537-5592
Fax: (785) 537-5560

CGAHR
1515 COLLEGE AVE
MANHATTAN, KS, 66502

Projects
COUNTERMEASURES TO PREVENT, MITIGATE, AND CONTROL RIFT VALLEY FEVER (RVF)
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423157
Predictive Biology of Emerging Vector-Borne Viral Diseases
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426512
Ecology and Control of Insect Vectors
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428017
Wildlife Surveillance for Arboviruses
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427040
Genotyping-by-Sequencing Training, Support, and Sequencing
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427099
Biology of Mosquito Vectors of Arbovirus Transmission Associated with Emerging Disease Threats of Livestock
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427618
The Impact of Insect Immunity on Vector Competence in Changing Environments
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427619
Modeling Japanese Encephalitis in US using Interconnected Networks
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427647
CULICOIDES SONORENSIS TRANSCRIPTOME PROJECT
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423220
Biology of Dipteran Vectors of Diseases Impacting Livestock and Humans
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426438
FACTORS AFFECTING HEMATOPHAGOUS ARTHROPOD ATTRACTION TO INFECTED AND UNINFECTED ANIMALS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422130
Preliminary Evaluation of Livestock and Wildlife Surveillance Tools for Rift Valley Fever
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427036
CULICOIDES CONTROL PROJECT
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 422289

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Mosquito host choices on livestock amplifiers of Rift Valley fever virus in Kenya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tchouassi, D.P., Okiro, R., Sang, R., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Mcvey, D.S., Torto, B. 2016. Mosquito host choices on livestock amplifiers of Rift Valley fever virus in Kenya. Parasites & Vectors. 9:184-191.
Evaluation of light attraction for the stored-product psocid, Liposcelis bostrychophila (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Dec-15)
Susceptibility of a North American Culex quinquefasciatus to Japanese encephalitis virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, Y.S., Harbin, J.N., Hettenbach, S.M., Maki, E.C., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Barrett, A.D., Higgs, S., Vanlandingham, D.L. 2015. Susceptibility of a North American Culex quinquefasciatus to Japanese encephalitis virus. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(11):709-711.
Insecticidal sugar baits for adult biting midges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snyder, D., Cernicciaro, N., Allan, S.A., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2016. Insecticidal sugar baits for adult biting midges. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. doi: 10.1111/mve.12158.
Sugar-feeding status alters biting midge photoattraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snyder, D., Cernicchiaro, N., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2015. Sugar-feeding status alters biting midge photoattraction. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 30:31-38.
Mosquito vector biology and control in Latin America - A 25th Symposium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Fernandez-Salas, I., Clark, G.G. 2015. Mosquito vector biology and control in Latin America - A 25th Symposium. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 31(3):286-296.
Potential for Psorophora columbiae and Psorophora ciliata mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Rift Valley fever virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turell, M.J., Britch, S.C., Aldridge, R.L., Xue, R., Smith, M.L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Linthicum, K. 2015. Potential for Psorophora columbiae and Psorophora ciliata mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Rift Valley fever virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(6):1111-1116.
Determining mosquito distribution from egg data: The role of the citizen scientist - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Ladner, J., Campbell, L.R., Busch, N., Barrera, R. 2016. Determining mosquito distribution from egg data: The role of the citizen scientist. The American Biology Teacher. 78(4):317-322.
Management of North American Culicoides biting midges: Current knowledge and research needs - (Review Article)
Pfannenstiel, R.S., Mullens, B.A., Ruder, M.G., Zurek, L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Nayduch, D. 2015. Management of North American Culicoides biting midges: Current knowledge and research needs. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. June 2015, 15(6):374-384. DOI:10.1089/vbz.2014.1705
Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective - (Review Article)
Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Ruder, M.G., Wilson, W.C., Nayduch, D., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Maclachlan, N.J. 2015. Orbiviruses – A North American Perspective. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 15(6):335-338.
Infrared absorption characteristics of Culicoides sonorensis in relation to insect age Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peiris, K.S., Drolet, B.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Dowell, F.E. 2014. Infrared absorption characteristics of Culicoides sonorensis in relation to insect age. American Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 2(2):49-61. DOI:10.7726/ajast.2014.1006.
Crowdsourcing for large-scale mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) sampling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maki, E.C., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2014. Crowdsourcing for large-scale mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) sampling. The Canadian Entomologist. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.4039/tce.2014.27. DOI:10.4039/tce.2014.27.
Studying Culicoides vectors of BTV in the post-genomic era: resources, bottlenecks to progress and future directions - (Review Article)
Nayduch, D., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Saski, C., Lawson, D., Kersey, P., Fife, M., Carpenter, S. 2014. Studying Culicoides vectors of BTV in the post-genomic era: resources, bottlenecks to progress and future directions. Virus Research. 182(100):43-49. DOI.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2013.12.009.
A hierarchical network approach for modeling Rift Valley fever epidemics with applications in North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Scott, M.H., Scoglio, C. 2013. A hierarchical network approach for modeling Rift Valley fever epidemics with applications in North America. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8(5): e62049.
Molecular entomology: analyzing tiny molecules to answer big questions about disease vectors and their biology - (Abstract Only) - (09-Jun-12)
Trapping of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) vectors using Light Emitting Diode (LED) CDC traps in two arboviral disease hot spots in Kenya Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tchouassi, D.P., Sang, R., Sole, C., Bastos, A.D., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Baldwyn, T. 2012. Trapping of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) vectors using Light Emitting Diode (LED) CDC traps in two arboviral disease hot spots in Kenya. Parasites & Vectors. 5:94.
A network-based meta-population approach to model Rift Valley fever epidemics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, L., Scott, M.H., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Scoglio, C. 2012. A network-based meta-population approach to model Rift Valley fever epidemics. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 306:129-144.
Arthropod surveillance programs: Basic components, strategies, and analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Rochon, K., Duehl, A.J., Anderson, J., Barrera, R., Su, N., Gerry, A., Obenauer, P., Campbell, J.F., Lysyk, T., Allan, S.A. 2012. Arthropod surveillance programs: Basic components, strategies, and analysis. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105:135-149.
Natural carbon dioxide generation for the attraction of blood feeding arthropods Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Yarnell, W.E., Nayduch, D., Schacht, M., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2011. Natural carbon dioxide generation for the attraction of blood feeding arthropods. Meeting Abstract. 59477.
Effects of sublethal pyrethroid exposure on host-seeking behavior of female mosquitoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Allan, S.A. 2011. Effects of sublethal pyrethroid exposure on host-seeking behavior of female mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology. 36(2):1-9.
Neurological and behavioral response of Musca Domestica L. to colored visual targets - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Apr-11)
Changes in host orientation behavior of female mosquitoes treated with a sublethal pyrethroid exposure - (Abstract Only) - (15-Dec-10)
Do I stay or do I go? Predicting mosquito behavior in the presence of repellents, insecticides, and attractants - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-10)
Predicting mosquito behavior in the presence of repellents, insecticides, and attractants - (Abstract Only) - (24-Mar-10)
The sublethal affects of pyrethroid exposure on female mosquito behavior and sand fly behavior in the presence of spatial repellents. - (Abstract Only) - (13-Feb-10)
Changes in host orientation behavior of female mosquitoes treated with a sublethal pyrethroid exposure and sand fly behavior in the presence of novel compounds. - (Abstract Only) - (03-Dec-09)
Changes in host orientation behavior of female mosquitoes treated with a sublethal pyrethroid exposure - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-09)
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