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Nathan D. Burkett-Cadena PhD

Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida

Dr. Nathan D. Burkett-Cadena is Assistant Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory in Vero Beach, FL. After receiving his PhD in Entomology from Auburn University, Dr. Burkett-Cadena worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of South Florida Department of Global Health from 2011-2013. His research interests focus on surveillance and ecology of vector-borne diseases including eastern equine encephalitis virus, Everglades virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, West Nile virus, epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus and river blindness. Dr. Burkett-Cadena has co-authored over 50 scientific publications related to medically important arthropods and the pathogens that they transmit. He is also author of the book Mosquitoes of the Southeastern United States (2013, University of Alabama Press). He lives with his wife, Marleny, and son, Daniel, in Vero Beach, Florida.


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