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Lee Cohnstaedt
Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (785) 537-5592
Fax: (785) 537-5560

1515 COLLEGE AVE
CGAHR
MANHATTAN , KS 66502
Projects
Biology and Management of Dipteran Pests of Livestock and Other Animals
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436363
Ecology of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in North America
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 433567
PICTUREE: Predicting Insect Contact and Transmission Using historical Entomological and Environmental Data
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 435917
Control Release Devices for Optimized Cattle Protection
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436372
Genetics of Insect Pests
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436427
Smart Traps for Enhanced Disease Vector Surveillance
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437171
Enhanced Disease Vector Surveillance
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437652
Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Microbiome Analysis of Dipteran Pests Affecting Livestock and Humans
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431284
Invasive Mosquito Project
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431495
Novel Techniques for Culicoides Vector Control and Evaluation
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 432046
The Invasive Mosquito Project
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433069
Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Disease vectors
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433119

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Understanding the survival of Zika virus in a vector interconnected sexual contact network -
Introduction of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in the United States – a qualitative risk assessment -
Oliveira, A.S., Piaggio, J., Cohnstaedt, L.W., McVey, D.S., Cernicchiaro, N. 2019. Introduction of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in the United States – a qualitative risk assessment. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 66:1558-1574. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13181.
A spatio-temporal individual-based network framework for West Nile virus in the USA: Spreading pattern of West Nile virus -
Moon, S.A., Cohnstaedt, L.W., McVey, D.S., Scoglio, C.M. 2019. A spatio-temporal individual-based network framework for West Nile virus in the USA: Spreading pattern of West Nile virus. PLoS Computational Biology. 15(3):E1006875. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006875.
A combined experimental-computational approach for spatial protection assesment of control release devices against mosquitoes (Anopheles) -
Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L., Vazquez, A.A., Perry, M., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Gurman, P., D'Hers, S., Elman, N. 2019. A combined experimental-computational approach for spatial protection assesment of control release devices against mosquitoes (Anopheles). PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 13(3):e0007188. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007188.
Highlights of mosquito and vector biology and control in Latin America -
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Alfonso Parra, C. 2019. Highlights of mosquito and vector biology and control in Latin America. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 35:40-46. https://doi.org/10.2987/18-6769.1.
Controlled release spatial repellent devices (CRDs) as novel tools against malaria transmission: a semi-field study in Macha, Zambia -
Stevenson, J.C., Simubali, L., Mudenda, T., Cardol, E., Bernier, U.R., Vazquez, A.A., Thuma, P., Norris, D.E., Perry, M., Kline, D.L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Gurman, P., D'Hers, S., Elman, N. 2018. Controlled release spatial repellent devices (CRDs) as novel tools against malaria transmission: a semi-field study in Macha, Zambia. Malaria Journal. 17(1):437. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2558-0.
A quantitative risk assessment (QRA) of the risk of introduction of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in the United States via infected mosquitoes transported in aircraft and cargo ships -
Oliveira, A.S., Piaggio, J., Cohnstaedt, L.W., McVey, D.S., Cernicchiaro, N. 2018. A quantitative risk assessment (QRA) of the risk of introduction of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in the United States via infected mosquitoes transported in aircraft and cargo ships. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 160(18)1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2018.09.020.
Japanese encephalitis virus review: Placing disease vectors in the epidemiologic triad -
Oliveira, A., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Cernicciaro, N. 2018. Japanese encephalitis virus review: Placing disease vectors in the epidemiologic triad. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/say025.
Key elements of photo attraction bioassays for insect studies or field monitoring programs -
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Disberger, J.C., Paulsen, E., Duehl, A. 2018. Key elements of photo attraction bioassays for insect studies or field monitoring programs. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 1:1.
Mosquito-borne diseases in the livestock industry -
Pages, N., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2018. Mosquito-borne diseases in the livestock industry. In: Garros, C., Bouyer, J., Takken, W. and Smallegange, R.C., editors. Pests and vector-borne diseases in the livestock industry. Ecology and control of vector-borne diseases. 5th Edition. Wageningen Academic Publishers. Pages: 195-219. https://doi.org/10.3920/978-90-8686-863-6_8.
Quantification of vector and host competence for Japanese encephalitis virus: a systematic review of the literature -
Oliverira, A., Etcheverry Hernandez, L., Strathe, E., McVey, D.S., Piaggio, J., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Cernicchiaro, N. 2018. Quantification of vector and host competence for Japanese encephalitis virus: a systematic review of the literature. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2018.03.018.
Essential oils: Will they kill biting midges? -
Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2017. Essential oils: Will they kill biting midges?. North American Deer Farmer. |https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.2008.00743.x.
Diversity and abundance of non-culicid biting flies (Diptera) in a zoo environment -
Swanson, D.A., Kapaldo, N., Maki, E.C., Carpenter, J., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2018. Diversity and abundance of non-culicid biting flies (Diptera) in a zoo environment. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 34:4.
Estimation of parameters and basic reproduction ratio for Japanese encephalitis transmission in the Philippines using sequential Monte Carlo filter -
Mosquito Vector Biology and Control in Latin America - A 27th Symposium -
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Alfonso-Parra, C., Fernando-Salas, I. 2017. Mosquito Vector Biology and Control in Latin America - A 27th Symposium. Meeting Abstract. http://doi.org/10.2987/17-6653.1.
An individual-level network model for a hypothetical outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis in the USA -
Riad, M.H., Scoglio, C., McVey, D.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2017. An individual-level network model for a hypothetical outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis in the USA. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA). 31:2.
Quantification of vector and host competence and abundance for Japanese Encephalitis Virus: a systematic review of the literature. -
Da Silva Oliveria, A., Strathe, E., Etcheverry, L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Mcvey, D.S., Cernicchiaro, N. 2016. Quantification of vector and host competence and abundance for Japanese Encephalitis Virus: a systematic review of the literature.. . 1.
Biologically Informed Individual-based Network Model for Rift Valley Fever in the US and Evaluation of Mitigation Strategies -
Scoglio, C.M., Bosca, C., Riad, M.H., Sahneh, F.D., Britch, S.C., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Linthicum, K. 2016. Biologically Informed Individual-based Network Model for Rift Valley Fever in the US and Evaluation of Mitigation Strategies. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162759.
A systematic review of the literature to identify and quantify host and vector competence and abundance of Japanese Encephalitis Virus -
Strathe, E., Da Silva Oliveira, A., Etcheverry Hernandez, L., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Mcvey, D.S., Cernicchiaro, N. 2016. A systematic review of the literature to identify and quantify host and vector competence and abundance of Japanese Encephalitis Virus. Annual Merck Merial Veterinary Scholars Symposium. Merial Student Scholars Symposium, KSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan, KS – 27 July 2016.
Review articles and the depreciation of scientific currency -
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Schmelz, E., Poland, J. 2016. Review articles and the depreciation of scientific currency. Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saw061.
Mosquito host choices on livestock amplifiers of Rift Valley fever virus in Kenya -
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.
Crowdsourcing methodology: establishing the Cervid Disease Network and the North American Mosquito Project -
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Snyder, D., Maki, E.C., Schafer, S. 2016. Crowdsourcing methodology: establishing the Cervid Disease Network and the North American Mosquito Project. Veterinaria Italiana. 52:195-200.
Evaluation of light attraction for the stored-product psocid, Liposcelis bostrychophila Reprint Icon -
Diaz-Montano, J., Campbell, J.F., Phillips, T.W., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Throne, J.E. 2016. Evaluation of light attraction for the stored-product psocid, Liposcelis bostrychophila. Journal of Pest Science. 89(4):923-930. doi:10.1007/s10340-015-0724-5.
Susceptibility of a North American Culex quinquefasciatus to Japanese encephalitis virus -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
Two introductions of Lyme disease into Connecticut: A geo-spatial analysis of human cases from 1984 to 2012 -
Xue, L., Scoglio, C., McVey, D.S., Cohnstaedt, L.W. 2015. Two introductions of Lyme disease into Connecticut: A geo-spatial analysis of human cases from 1984 to 2012. Journal of the American Medical Association. http://doi.org/10.1089/vbz.2015.1791.
Potential for Psorophora columbiae and Psorophora ciliata mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Rift Valley fever virus -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.
Insecticidal sugar trap for biting midges -
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Snyder, D. 2016. Insecticidal sugar trap for biting midges. Veterinaria Italiana. https://doi.org/10.12834/VetIt.572.2734.2.
Infrared absorption characteristics of Culicoides sonorensis in relation to insect age Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Trapping of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) vectors using Light Emitting Diode (LED) CDC traps in two arboviral disease hot spots in Kenya Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Cohnstaedt, L.W., Allan, S.A. 2011. Effects of sublethal pyrethroid exposure on host-seeking behavior of female mosquitoes. Journal of Vector Ecology. 36(2):395-403. doi: 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2011.00180.x.
Behavioral and physiological response of musca domestica to colored visual targets -
Diclaro, J.W., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Pereira, R.M., Allan, S.A., Koehler, P.G. 2012. Behavioral and physiological response of musca domestica to colored visual targets. Journal of Medical Entomology. 49(1):94-100.
Changes in host orientation behavior of female mosquitoes treated with a sublethal pyrethroid exposure -
Do I stay or do I go? Predicting mosquito behavior in the presence of repellents, insecticides, and attractants -
Predicting mosquito behavior in the presence of repellents, insecticides, and attractants -
The sublethal affects of pyrethroid exposure on female mosquito behavior and sand fly behavior in the presence of spatial repellents. -
Changes in host orientation behavior of female mosquitoes treated with a sublethal pyrethroid exposure and sand fly behavior in the presence of novel compounds. -
Changes in host orientation behavior of female mosquitoes treated with a sublethal pyrethroid exposure -
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