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Neeta Connally stands in a field with tall foliage, wearing a white t-shirt and jeans, ready to catch some ticks.

Danbury, CT — Dr. Neeta Connally — associate professor of biological and environmental sciences at Western Connecticut State University — will receive an estimated $1.6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) over the next four years for tick research. It is the largest research grant in the university’s history.

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Danbury, CT — Biology students at Western Connecticut State University hope to stamp out a New England nuisance with the help of the largest research grant in school history.

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March 27, 2017 — CNBC — Building a better mouse trap may be the secret to killing disease-carrying ticks

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There's an uptick in ticks...the highest since 2011 in CT

Posted by Esther Katro on Sunday, June 25, 2017

Danbury, CT — June 25, 2017 — Dr. Neeta Connally’s Tickborne Disease Prevention Laboratory was featured on the local news in Connecticut.

Danbury, CT  — December 11, 2017 —Dr. Neeta Connally discusses recent work in her Tickborne Disease Prevention Laboratory at Western Connecticut State University. Click on the photo to access the link to the interview.

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