Cynthia C Lord

Cynthia C Lord,

ASO PROFESSOR

Department: AG-FMEL-VERO BEACH
Business Phone: (772) 226-6628
Business Email: clord@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2022-2024
ENY6934 Selected Studies in Entomology
2006,2008-2018,2018
ENY6932 Special Topics in Entomology
2008,2023-2024
ENY6905 Problems in Entomology
2006
ENY6401C Insect Physiology

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-9093-7029

Publications

2024
Vector-borne Rickettsia Pathogens
EDIS. 2024(2) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-in1418-2024.
2023
Evidence of Permethrin Resistance and Fipronil Tolerance inRhipicephalus sanguineuss.l. (Acari: Ixodidae) Populations From Florida and California
Journal of Medical Entomology. 60(2):412-416 [DOI] 10.1093/jme/tjac185. [PMID] 36539332.
2023
Using environmental factors to predict Rhipicephalus sanguineus s.l. (Acari: Ixodidae) mortality
Pest Management Science. 79(9):3043-3049 [DOI] 10.1002/ps.7479.
2022
Variable Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Rhipicephalus sanguineus s.l. (Acari: Ixodidae) Development
Environmental Entomology. 51(4):848-858 [DOI] 10.1093/ee/nvac027. [PMID] 35639876.
2020
Effects of Mosquito Biology on Modeled Chikungunya Virus Invasion Potential in Florida.
Viruses. 12(8) [DOI] 10.3390/v12080830. [PMID] 32751566.
2020
Simulation models of dengue transmission in Funchal, Madeira Island: Influence of seasonality.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 14(10) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008679. [PMID] 33017443.
2018
Wild pigs as sentinels for hard ticks: A case study from south-central Florida.
International journal for parasitology. Parasites and wildlife. 7(2):161-170 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2018.04.003. [PMID] 29988828.
2017
Distribution and host associations of ixodid ticks collected from wildlife in Florida, USA.
Experimental & applied acarology. 73(2):223-236 [DOI] 10.1007/s10493-017-0183-1. [PMID] 29110170.
2017
Environmental Drivers of Seasonal Patterns of Host Utilization by Culiseta melanura (Diptera: Culicidae) in Florida.
Journal of medical entomology. 54(5):1365-1374 [DOI] 10.1093/jme/tjx140. [PMID] 28874017.
2017
Transmission risk of two chikungunya lineages by invasive mosquito vectors from Florida and the Dominican Republic.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11(7) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005724. [PMID] 28749964.
2016
Transstadial Effects of Bti on Traits of Aedes aegypti and Infection with Dengue Virus.
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004370. [PMID] 26871951.
2014
Survival of West Nile virus-challenged Southern house mosquitoes, Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus, in relation to environmental temperatures.
Journal of vector ecology : journal of the Society for Vector Ecology. 39(1):123-33 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2014.12078.x. [PMID] 24820564.
2014
Vector competence of Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) for West Nile virus isolates from Florida.
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH. 19(5):610-7 [DOI] 10.1111/tmi.12277. [PMID] 24898274.
2012
An eco-physiological model of the impact of temperature on Aedes aegypti life history traits.
Journal of insect physiology. 58(12):1597-608 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2012.09.015. [PMID] 23068992.
2012
Effects of virus dose and extrinsic incubation temperature on vector competence of Culex nigripalpus (Diptera: Culicidae) for St. Louis encephalitis virus.
Journal of medical entomology. 49(6):1502-6 [PMID] 23270182.
2012
Relationships between infection, dissemination, and transmission of West Nile virus RNA in Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Journal of medical entomology. 49(1):132-42 [PMID] 22308781.
2011
Impact of West Nile virus dose and incubation period on vector competence of Culex nigripalpus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 11(11):1487-91 [DOI] 10.1089/vbz.2010.0229. [PMID] 21756030.
2010
Ecological links between water storage behaviors and Aedes aegypti production: implications for dengue vector control in variable climates.
EcoHealth. 7(1):78-90 [DOI] 10.1007/s10393-010-0301-6. [PMID] 20358255.
2010
Environmental and biological factors influencing Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) vector competence for West Nile Virus.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 83(1):126-34 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0776. [PMID] 20595491.
2010
Sources of error in the estimation of mosquito infection rates used to assess risk of arbovirus transmission.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 82(6):1172-84 [DOI] 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0323. [PMID] 20519620.
2010
The Effect of Multiple Vectors on Arbovirus Transmission.
Israel journal of ecology & evolution. 56(3-4):371-392 [PMID] 23741205.
2009
Age modifies the effect of body size on fecundity in Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae).
Journal of vector ecology : journal of the Society for Vector Ecology. 34(2):174-81 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2009.00024.x. [PMID] 20563290.
2009
Environmental and biological factors influencing Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae) vector competence for Saint Louis encephalitis virus.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 81(2):264-72 [PMID] 19635881.
2008
Arbovirus transmission by Culex nigripalpus in Florida, 2005.
Journal of medical entomology. 45(3):483-93 [PMID] 18533444.
2007
Impact of extrinsic incubation temperature and virus exposure on vector competence of Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae) for West Nile virus.
Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 7(4):629-36 [PMID] 18021028.
2007
Modeling and biological control of mosquitoes.
Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 23(2 Suppl):252-64 [PMID] 17853610.
2006
Relationships between host viremia and vector susceptibility for arboviruses.
Journal of medical entomology. 43(3):623-30 [PMID] 16739425.
2004
Seasonal population dynamics and behaviour of insects in models of vector-borne pathogens.
Physiological entomology. 29(3):214-222 [PMID] 20041037.
2003
West Nile virus infection rates in Culex nigripalpus (Diptera: Culicidae) do not reflect transmission rates in Florida.
Journal of medical entomology. 40(3):253-8 [PMID] 12943101.
2002
Influence of nonsystemic transmission on the epidemiology of insect borne arboviruses: a case study of vesicular stomatitis epidemiology in the western United States.
Journal of medical entomology. 39(3):417-26 [PMID] 12061433.
2002
Transmission patterns of African horse sickness and equine encephalosis viruses in South African donkeys.
Epidemiology and infection. 128(2):265-75 [PMID] 12002545.
2001
Simulation studies of St. Louis encephalitis and West Nile viruses: the impact of bird mortality.
Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 1(4):317-29 [PMID] 12653130.
2001
Simulation studies of St. Louis encephalitis virus in south Florida.
Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 1(4):299-315 [PMID] 12653129.
2000
Attractiveness of chickens and bobwhite quail for Culex nigripalpus.
Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 16(3):271-3 [PMID] 11081661.
2000
First record of Amblyomma auricularium (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States.
Journal of medical entomology. 37(6):977-8 [PMID] 11126562.
1999
Estimation of survival rates in haematophagous insects.
Medical and veterinary entomology. 13(3):225-33 [PMID] 10514046.

Grants

Sep 2022 ACTIVE
Investigations of Lyme spirochete transmission as a complex network of microbial and ecological interactions
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF RHODE ISLAND via NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Dec 2016 – Jun 2022
Southeastern Regional CoE in Vector-Borne Diseases: The Gateway Program
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Jul 2015 – Aug 2016
DESIGNING EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR AUTODISSEMINATION CONTROLOF AEDES VECTORS OF CHIKUNGUNYA AND DENGUE VIRUSES
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF AG AND CONSUMER SER

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(772) 226-6628
Emails:
Business:
clord@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
200 9TH ST SE
FMEL
VERO BEACH FL 329624699
Business Street:
200 9TH ST SE
FMEL
VERO BEACH FL 329624699