Mosquito Research and Control Unit

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Genetically modified mosquitoes

Complaint by MRCU staff about director:

Advisory board on the eradication of the Aedes aegypti mosquito from Grand Cayman:

  • MRCU Director Jim McNelly, PhD
  • Kate Aultman, PhD, Director of Research, School of Health Professions, University of Texas Health, San Antonio. Previously affiliated with the Gates Foundation
  • Roberto Barrera, PhD, Lead of the Entomology and Ecology Team at Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • J. Lyell Clarke, III, PhD, President and CEO of Clarke and all affiliated companies, a global environmental products and services company
  • Ary Faraji, PhD, Executive Director/Entomologist, Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, Salt Lake City, Utah Ary is also Vice President of the American Mosquito Control Association
  • Wil Pineau, CEO of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr Valeska Stempliuk, Advisor, Health Surveillance Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO)
  • Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Director of Primary Health Care/ Acting Medical Officer of Health and Chief Medical Officer, Health Services Authority
  • Mr Joel Victorine, MPH, Environmental Health Officer, Department of Environmental Health