Stavana Strutz

What’s Eating You? Texas Vectors and their Pathogens

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Texas is renowned for its beautiful landscapes and rich diversity of plant and animal species. Unfortunately, we also have a diverse array of parasites and their blood-feeding carriers. Parasitism is all around us! Come out to learn about parasitism, the epidemiology of vector-borne diseases in Texas, and most importantly, how to protect yourself!

Science Under the Stars is a free public outreach lecture series in Austin, Texas. Events start at 8:00pm outdoors at Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703. Arrive early for refreshments and fun activities for kids of all ages! Guided tours of the field lab are available (wear sturdy shoes and bring water)!

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