Rebecca Robich and Chuck Lubelczyk are team members at the Vector-Born Disease Laboratory at Maine Health Institute of Research. The team goal includes investigating the spread of disease-carrying ticks and mosquitoes in Maine and the disease agents they carry. Chuck is a wildlife ecologist who is a vital part of the outdoor team, and Rebecca is a staff scientist who's work in analysis of samples provides critical insights to vectors and the transmission of diseases.
Our conversation was recorded in January 2023.
Save the date! The 2023 Maine Science Festival is March 22nd-26th, Bangor (and area), Maine. The full program is online at https://www.mainesciencefestival.org/2023-program. You can plan your visit at https://www.mainesciencefestival.org/plan.
This episode is sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank.