Stone, Shannon Tepe, Emily Welch, and Tom Simmons presented “A Tick in Time
Saves Lyme: The Ecology of the Blacklegged Tick and Lyme Disease in
The event was held at the Department of Conservation and
Natural Resources’ Jennings Environmental Education Center in Slippery Rock on February
21. Simmons discussed the findings from research conducted
in his Vector and Disease Ecology Laboratory. The biology students led
demonstration lessons on personnel protective measures, tick ecology, and the
spread of Lyme disease in Pennsylvania. This educational outreach program was attended by 56 people.
Pictured from left are: Victoria Stone, Shannon
Tepe, and Emily Welch.
Department of Biology