May 6, 2020 Research at CSU shows why testing only symptomatic people won’t stop coronavirus in Colorado

Greg Ebel and Dr. Nicole Ehrhart devised a novel plan to test workers at nursing homes in Colorado weekly in order to gain insight into the virus’ spread.

May 1, 2020 Ebel lab’s SARS-CoV-2 surveillance efforts featured in the Dallas Morning News

Over the last two months, Greg Ebel’s lab tested 462 Colorado nursing home workers to gauge whether workers were silently carrying the virus.

April 27, 2020 Minimizing transmission: Testing asymptomatic healthcare workers to find silent COVID-19 carriers

The Ebel lab tests local asymptomatic healthcare workers for COVID-19, similar in principle to the tests his team has used for West Nile virus surveillance in northern Colorado since 2014.

February 22, 2020 Using Mosquitoes and Bats to Track Infectious Diseases

Featuring Ph.D. candidate Bekah McMinn and xenosurveillance research in Guatemala, CSU researchers are working to create global disease surveillance methods that allow us to keep a watchful eye out for diseases harmful to humans.

January 10, 2020 Claudia Rückert featured on This Week in Virology

Ebel Lab alumni Claudia Rückert was featured on a recent”This Week in Virology” podcast, where University of Reno virologists discuss their work on herpesviruses, arboviruses, and the development of diagnostics for infectious diseases.

April 12, 2018 A warmer climate could make your dog sick

Heartworm is becoming more common as the weather warms, causing larger mosquito populations and longer mosquito season across the United States.

November 7, 2017 West Nile’s Long-Term Bite: Impact on Brain May Last Years

West Nile virus researcher Greg Ebel comments on recent studies that show people who have had West Nile virus may have long-term symptoms.

May 24, 2017 Zika reached Miami at least four times in 2016, new study finds

Joseph Fauver of the Ebel Lab co-authored a study investigating how Zika virus entered the USA, by sequencing the virus’s genome at different points during the outbreak.

May 19, 2017 Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

A new study published in the Nature Communications journal reports that mosquitoes might be even more adept at spreading disease than previously thought.