After a great first couple of days networking and attending talks, I finally got a chance to talk about my work: why I think the malaria mosquitoes on the Ssese Islands in northwestern Lake Victoria, Uganda are genetically different from all of the others. I was pleasantly surprised when my Ugandan collaborator, Jonathan Kayondo from UVRI, tapped me on the shoulder. I had no idea he was even at the meeting!
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) are holding their annual meeting – affectionately known to those of us in the field as Trop Med – in Baltimore, MD starting today through Thursday, Nov 9. I am really excited to be meeting new people and reconnecting with others that I haven’t seen in a while.
I will also be presenting my Lake Victoria Anopheles gambiae research in Poster Session B on Tuesday, Nov 7 @ 12-1:45pm in the Convention Center – Halls F and G (Level 100) so come say hello @ #LB-5179.
You can follow all of my week here @rmwiltshire with the tag #TropMed17.