Professor Thomas Mather and Research

Assistant Steven Engbord sweep a

brushy edge in search of host-seeking ticks.

Professor Tom Mather holds a female blacklegged tick at arm’s length with tweezers.

Adult female blacklegged deer tick waits for a host to come by. From perch to person in milliseconds.

Thomas Mather Professor Entomology

Mather strives to improve public understanding and, thereby, to encourage us to take appropriate actions to protect ourselves from ticks.

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