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Oxitec Newsletter April 2014

Tracy Thompson 8th April 2014 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER April 2014 Gorgas Institute to start releases of Oxitec mosquitoes in Panama The Gorgas Institute of Public Health in Panama is preparing to conduct the first releases of Oxitec mosquitoes in a residential suburb of the Arraijan District, west of Panama City. The trial targets the dengue virus-transmitting mosquito Aedes aegypti, and will start [...]

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Oxitec Newsletter December 2013

Tracy Thompson 17th December 2013 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER December 2013 Oxitec in Brazil: mosquito control in Jacobina I’m Dr Amandine Collado, senior scientist at Oxitec providing technical support to Moscamed, a Brazilian Social Organization recognised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Bahia State (http://www.moscamed.org.br/2012/moscamed.php). Releases by Moscamed of Oxitec’s OX513A transgenic strain of the dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti, in 2011 and 2012 [...]

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Oxitec Newsletter August 2013

Tracy Thompson 29th August 2013 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER August 2013 Moscamed launches urban-scale project in Jacobina On 18th June Moscamed held an event to mark the official launch of their project in Jacobina, a city of around 50,000 inhabitants in Bahia state, Brazil. They aim to release around 4 million Oxitec OX513A male mosquitoes per week for around 2 years with a [...]

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Oxitec Newsletter June 2013

Tracy Thompson 11th June 2013 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER June 2013 Brazil trials achieve 96% suppression of the dengue mosquito Oxitec’s innovative approach to pest control has once again proved itself a powerful weapon in the war on the dengue mosquito this week, as Moscamed announced the successful demonstration of Oxitec’s OX513A mosquito in the village of Mandacarú, north-eastern Brazil. Reporting on its [...]

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Oxitec Newsletter February 2013

Tracy Thompson 21st February 2013 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER February 2013 Brazil: Moscamed gear up for the next phase In December the Brazilian regulatory authority Comissao Tecnica Nacional de Biosseguranca (CTNBio) formally approved the next phase of using Oxitec’s Aedes aegypti product strain, OX513A, to help combat the wild mosquitoes that spread dengue. In this next phase Moscamed will treat the town of [...]

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Oxitec Newsletter November 2012

Tracy Thompson 31st October 2012 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER November 2012 Brazil update: Community support Following success in two settlements in the Brazilian state of Juazeiro, control of the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti, by Oxitec in partnership with Brazil’s Moscamed, is expanding to new areas. Step-by-step trials in a neighbourhood of Itaberaba have resulted in effective reduction of the dengue mosquito population. Oxitec’s [...]

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Oxitec Newsletter July 2012

Oxitec Ltd 24th July 2012 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER July 2012 Moscamed prepares for next phase in the development of Oxitec’s transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil Following successful open release trials in Brazil, Moscamed is now gearing up for the next phase of development in combatting the mosquitoes that spread dengue fever, with the launch of their new mosquito production facility. On Saturday 7 [...]

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Oxitec Newsletter May 2012

Oxitec Ltd 3rd May 2012 Documents, News, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER May 2012 Continuing the fight against the dengue mosquito in Brazil Critical to Oxitec’s approach to pest control is the ability to consistently rear large volumes of high quality insects, and this has been the case with our work in Brazil against the dengue vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti. In a partnership between Oxitec, Moscamed [...]

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February 2012 newsletter

Oxitec Ltd 14th February 2012 Documents, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2012 Oxitec appoints Dr Christopher Richards as Chairman We are delighted to announce that Dr Chris Richards has joined us as Chairman with effect from January this year. In 20 years with ICI, Zeneca and Syngenta, he has gained wide experience in technical and commercial areas, including in ICI Public Health and general [...]

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November 2011 newsletter

Oxitec Ltd 1st November 2011 Newsletter

Oxitec announced this month that it is collaborating with Gangabishan Bhikulal Investment and Trading Limited (GBIT) to bring Oxitec’s RIDL® technology to India to help combat Aedes aegypti, the mosquito vector for the viral diseases dengue and chikungunya.