The 5th IFSCMMD Agenda

The 5th International Forum for Surveillance and Control of           Mosquitoes and Mosquito-borne Diseases (IFSCMMD)

   in Conjunction with 3rd Meeting of the ASVEMC and 11th Conference of Medical and

                       Veterinary Entomology of the Entomological Society of China   

                                                 Nanjing, China, May 22-26, 2017

Meeting Theme:  Promotion of New Technology for Control of Mosquito-borne Diseases


Dr. Rui-De Xue, Conference President

Dr. Tong-Yan Zhao, Program Chair

Dr. Chun-Xiao Li, Secretary General

Dr. Uli Bernier, Vice President of the SOVE

Dr. Qi-Yong Liu, President of the ASVEMC


Conference Council:

Ken Linthicum (USA)                                        Wu-Chun Cao (China)                       Chun-Jie Wang (China)

Abdul Althbyani (Saudi Arabia)                        Err-Lieh Hsu (Taiwan)                        Sekou F. Traore (Mali)

Reddy Nick (India)                                           Gunter Muller (Israel)                         Daniel Strickman (USA)

Theeraphap Charconviryyaphap (Thailand)    Graham White (UK)                           Hoonbok Yi (Korea)

Major Dhillon (USA)                                         Randy Gaugler (USA)                        Abu Hassan Ahmad (Malaysia)

Paul Reiter (France)                                        Wen-Tao Li (China)                            Ildefonso Fernandez-Salas (Mexico)

Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit (Germany)


Program Committee:

Tong-Yan Zhao (China), Chair       Ren-jie Hu (USA)                Jerry Hogestte (USA)

Yong-Xing Jiang (USA)                  James Clauson (USA)        Xiao-Guang Chen (China)

Jing-Xia Cheng (China)                  Xian-Guo Guo (China)       Zhi-Kuan Jiang (China)

Pei-En Leng (China)                       Yi Wang (USA)                   Li-Feng Lin (China)

Liang Lu (China)                            Yi-Ming Qi (China)               Feng-Lin Song (China)

Uli. Bernier (USA)                          Shan-Qing Wang (China)    Xiao-Peng Zeng (China)

Xiao-Long Zhang (China)              Tianyun Su (USA)               Xing-Ping Hu (USA)

Hong-Ning Zhou (China)               Chang-Liang Zhu (China)     Herbert Nyberg (USA)

Ary Faraji (USA)                            Isik Unlu (USA)


Local Arrangement Committee:

Yan-De Dong(Co-chair)          Ming-Yu Wu (Secretary)        Zhi-Kuan Jiang

Ming-Hao Zhou (Chair)          Hong-Liang Chu      Bo-Lin Cai      Chun-Hua Shen





Program (tentative)


May 22, 2017 (Monday)
1:00 p.m.        Registration
4:00 p.m. IFSCMMD committee meeting
5:00 p.m. The Asia Society of Vector Ecology & Mosquito Control (ASVEMC): Committee/Board meetings
May 23, 2017 (Tuesday)
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:00a.m.  The 3rd Meeting of the ASVEMC by Dr. Rui-De Xue, Executive Director of  the ASVEMC 

The ASVEMC’s new officer installation by Dr. Uli Bernier, Vice President of the Society For Vector Ecology (SOVE) 

Opening Panel Session for the 5th IFSCMMD.

Moderators: Dr. Tong-Yan Zhao (China) and Dr. Rui-De Xue (USA)

8:20a.m. Conference Presidential Address: Dr. Rui-De Xue, Director, Anastasia Mosquito Control District, St. Augustine, Florida, USA.  What is next for outbreak of potential mosquito-borne diseases?
8:30 a.m. Welcome: Dr. Wu-Chun Cao, Director, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China
8:40 a.m. Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Daniel Strickman, Senior Officer of the Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA. Highlights of Innovations of Techniques and Methods for Control of Vector Mosquitoes
9:20 a.m. Guest speaker: Dr. Wu-Chun Cao. Director & Professor. Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China. Status of tick-borne diseases in China
9:40 a.m. Break. Take picture in outside building
                       Moderators: Dr. Daniel Strickman (USA) & Dr. Qi-Yong Liu (China)
10:10 a.m.


Dr. Kenneth Linthicum, Center Director, USDA/CMAVE. Highlights of USDA/CMAVE’s inventions of new technology for vector control
10:30 a.m. Dr. Gunter C. Muller, Visiting Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Attractive Toxic Sugar Bait new developments from basic research to products
10:50 a.m. Dr. Tong-Yan Zhao, Director, Dept. of Vector Biology and Control, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China, Overview of innovations and novel technology/tools for control of vectors in China
11:20 a.m. Dr. Randy Gaugler, Distinguish Professor, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. Heterodissemination: Exploiting Chironomids for precision targeting of container mosquitoes.
11:40a.m. Dr. Uli Bernier, Research Chemist, USDA/ARS/CMAVE, Gainesville, FL, USA. Development of New Repellents and Insecticides
12:10 noon-1:10 p.m. Lunch Break
Session 1: Disease Surveillance

Moderators: Dr. Kenneth Linthicum (USA) and Dr. Chun-Xiao Li (China)

1:10p.m. Dr. Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, WHO Collaborating Centre for Arboviruses, Hamburg, Germany. The German arbovirus surveillance and mosquito monitoring program, 2015-2016
1:30p.m. Dr.  Ren-Jie Hu, Supervising Public Health Biologist, Department of Health, California, Disease vector surveillance update  in Southern California
1:50p.m. Dr. Hong-Liang Chu, Director, Institute of Vector-borne diseases and disinfection, Jiangsu CDC. Japanese encephalitis type B infections in Culex tritaeniorhynchus Giles in Jiangsu
2:10p.m. Dr. Xiao-Xia Guo, Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Zika infection evidences from Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus in China
2:30p.m. Dr. Chun-Xiao Li, Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing. Study on the odorant receptors (ORs) in the southern house mosquitoes, Culex quinquefasciatus
2:50p.m. Dr. Jun Sun, Director & Professor, Jiangsu Province Blood Center, Nanjing, China. Cases report of transfusion transmission malaria in Jiangsu
3:10 p.m. Break.
Session 2: Genetics & Biology

Moderators: Dr. Theeraphap Charconviryyaphap (Thailand) & Dr. Tianyun Su (USA)

3:30p.m. Dr. Jia-Hong Wu, Professor, Guizhou Medical University, Guiyang, China. The recombinant Aedes albopictus saliva 34K2 protein enhances Dengue virus replication in human keratinocyte Hacat cells by inhibiting antiviral reaction and modulating apoptosis and inflammatory responses
3:50p.m. Qing-Ming Shi, Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology. The genetic diversity and population structure of domestic Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Yunnan Province, Southwestern China, based on microsatellite DNA
4:10p.m. Wen-Jun Hou. Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology. Analysis of Gene sequence variation of Japanese Encephalitis Virus under host selection pressure
4:30pm Heng-Duan Zhang. Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology. Urban scale genetic structure of Aedes albopictus populations in Nanjing, China
4:50p.m. Dr. Gang Wang. Zhejiang Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau. Population genetic diversity of Anopheles sinensis in China based on multiple genes
5:10p.m. Dr. Peter Jiang, Director, Gainesville, Mosquito Control Division, Gainesville, FL and Dr. Dan Kline, USDA, Gainesville, FL. Seasonal oviposition activity and overwintering survival of Aedes oalbopictus  in North Florida
5:30p.m. Dr.Tianyun Su. Ecologist, West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District, CA, USA. Biorational pesticides and resistance management: Then, now, and future
5:50p.m. Dinner
May 24 (Wednesday)
7:30 a.m. Registration
Session 3: Surveillance & Control

Moderators: Dr. Uli Bernier (USA) & Dr. Err-Lieh Hsu (Taipei)

8:00 a.m.   Dr. Qi-Yong Liu, Professor and Director, Department of Vector Biology and Control, National Institute for Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, CDC, Beijing, China.  Sustainable Vector Management: The innovative strategy to advance the global response to vector-borne diseases.
8:30a.m. Dr. Hoonbok Yi, Professor, Seoul Women University, Autocounting & identifying traps for surveillance and control of mosquitoes
8;50a.m. Dr. Xiao-Guang Chen. Dean & Professor, College of Public Health and Tropic Medicine, Southern Medical University. A specific RT-OCR system for DENV in vector mosquitoes and preliminary survey on the field caught Aedes albopictus
9:10 a.m. Dr. Traore Sekou F. Professor and Director, MRTC/FMPOS, University of Sciences, Techniques and Technology of Bamako, Mali.  Evaluation of attractive toxic sugar bait for control of malaria in Mali
9:30a.m. Dr. Theeraphap Charconviryyaphap, Professor, Department of Entomology, Kasetsart University, Bankok, Thailand.  Discriminating lethal concentrations and efficacy of five pyrethroids for control of Anopheles epiroticus in Thailand 
9:50a.m. Dr. Dan Kline, Research Entomologist, USDA/ARS/CMAVE, Gainesville, FL.  Is the H-trap a reliable surveillance tool for mosquitoes and biting midges?
10:10 a.m. Break

Session 4: Control of Aedes mosquitoes

                       Moderators: Dr. Abu Ahmad (Malaysia) & Dr. Ren-Jie Hu (USA)
10:30 a.m. Dr. Err-Lieh Hsu, Professor Emeritus, National University of Taiwan, Taipei, Dr. Hsiu-Hua Pai, Professor & Vice Present of Kaohsiung University,  Kaohsiung. The current statue and the factors responsible for dengue resurgence in Taiwan.
10:50 a.m.  Dr. Yi Wang, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. Field efficacy of autodissemination station against Aedes albopictus in 2016.
11:10 a.m.  Dr. Edita E. Revay. Professor, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel.  Control of Aedes mosquitoes by attractive toxic sugar baits
11:40 a.m.  Dr. Chun-Hong Chen. NHRI, Taipei. Dengue control in Taiwan
12:00 noon.  Lunch Break


Session 5. Medical and Veterinary Entomology.  

         Moderators:Dr. Jerry Hogsette (USA)  & Dr. Xing-Ping Hu (USA)

1:00p.m. Dr. Alongkot Ponlawat, Chief, Vector Biology and Control section, Department of Entomology, USAMC-AFRIMS Bangkok, Thailand. Current Medical Entomology Research at AFRIMS, Thailand.
1:20p.m. Mr. Herbert Nyberg, CEO, New Mountain Innovations, Inc. Niantic, CT, USA. Updated on the acoustic techniques for mosquito larval control
1:40p.m. Dr. Jerry Hogsette, Research Entomologist, USDA/CMAVE, Gainesville. Trap placement in animal exhibits at zoos increase the stable fly catch
2:00p.m. Dr. Xing Ping Hu, Professor, Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Transmission of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis in horses by house flies
2:20p.m. Dr. Shen Bo, Professor, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China. The role of target-site resistance and metabolic resistant Culex pipiens pallens
2:40p.m. Dr. Rui-De Xue, Director, Anastasia Mosquito Control District, St. Augustine, FL. Population outbreak and control efforts after hurricane Matthew in St. Johns County, FL
3:00p.m.  Break
Session 6. Behavior & Ecology

Moderators: Dr. Isik Unlu (USA) & Dr. Xiao-Xia Guo (China)

3:30p.m. Dr. Theeraphap Charconviryyaphap, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand. Excito-repellency of neem oils against three important mosquito species, Culex quinquefasciatus, Anopheles minimus, and Aedes aegypti
3:50p.m. Chutipong Sukkanon, Ph.D. student, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand. Susceptibility and avoidance behavior by Aedes aegypti (L.) and Anopheles minimus Theobald to transfluthrin, a volatile pyrethroid
4: 10p.m.


Dr. Zhi-Ming Yuan, Professor, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS, Wuhan. Metagenomic survey of viral avoidance and diversity in mosquitoes
4:30p.m. Fatima A. Ai-Khayyat. Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Qatar University. Mosquito larval habitats characterizations
4:50p.m. Dr. Yong Zhang. Assist Director, Institute of Vector-borne Disease and Disinfection, Beijing CDC. Impact of development on mosquito population in St. Johns County, Florida
5:10p.m. Mr. Dong-Shen Ren, National Institute for Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, China CDC, Beijing. A method application about adult Aedes mosquito density monitoring at the dengue fever outbreak
5: 30p.m. Dinner





May 25 (Thursday).

7:30a.m. Registration

Session 7: Control of Aedes mosquitoes

Moderators: Dr. Dan Kline  (USA) & Dr. Gunter Muller (Israel)

8:00a.m.  Ary Faraji, Director, Salt Lake City Mosquito Control District, Salt Lake City, Aerial application for control of vector mosquitoes
8:20a.m. Dr. Xiao-Ying Zheng. Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China. Developing community engagement strategies of Wolbachia-based mosquito control approach
8:40a.m. Dr. Abdul Aziz Althbyani, Associate Professor, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, Blood feeding activity ofDengue fever vector  in Saudi Arabia
9:00a.m.  Dr. Yoshinori Shono, et al. Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. SumiLarv® 2MR for larval control of Aedes aegypti using a new long lasting matrix-release formulation containing pyriproxyfen.
9:20a.m.  Dr. Isik Unlu, Superintendent, Mercer County Mosquito Control, West Trenton, NJ.  Evaluation of two residual spray products for Aedes albopictus management
9:40a.m. Mr. James Clauson, Director, Beach Mosquito Control District, Panama, Florida, USA. Beach Mosquito Control response for suspected Zika cases in Florida
10:00a.m. Break
Session 8: Insecticides and Resistance

             Moderators: Mr. Herbert Nyberg (USA) & Dr. Feng-Xia Meng (China)

10:20a.m. Dr. Feng-Xia Meng, Professor, Department of Vector Biology and Control, China CDC, National Institute for Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, Changping, Beijing, Update about insecticide resistance in Aedes vectors in China
10:40a.m. Dr. Ya-Jun Ma, Professor, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China. First identification of kdr allele F1534S in VGSC gene and its association with resistance to pyrethroid insecticide in Aedes albopictus populations from Haikou City, Hainan Island, China
11:00a.m.  Dr. Abu Hassan Ahmad, Professor, School of Biological Sciences,  Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia.  Insecticide resistance  of malaria vector (Anopheles arabiensis) in  Sudan
11:20a.m. Dr. Wei-Long Tan. Associate Professor. CDC, Nanjing. Mutations associated with knockdown resistance (Kdr) on Aedes albopictus in Southeastern China
11:40a.m. Dr. Matthew Topping, University College London, UK. Mosquito mechanotransduction and insecticidal compounds which target Chordotonal organs
12:00p.m. Dr. Zou Zhen. Professor, Institute of Zoology, CAS, Beijing. Mosquito immune response against fungal infection
12:20p.m. Lunch Break

Session 9: Physiology and Ecology

Moderators: Dr. Ary Faraji (USA) & Dr. Yi Wang (USA)

1:20p.m. Dr. Cheng Gong, Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Non-structure protein I: A key for Flavivirus transfer from host to vector
1:40p.m. Dr. Xue-Li Zheng, Professor, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China. Identification of mosquito species from some Chinese regions and genetic analysis of Aedes albopictus populations based on CO I gene 
2:00p.m. Dr. Mao-Qing Gong. Professor, Shandong Institute of Control of Parasitic Disease, Shandong, China. Understanding the regulation mechanism of overwinter in Culex pipiens pallens female through iTRAQ-based comparative protenomics
2:20p.m. Dr. Bin Chen. Professor & Dean of College of Life Science, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing, China. Comparison, characterization and evolution of 50 mosquitoes of mitochondrial genomes
2:40p.m. Dr. Fei Wang, Hongkou CDC, Shanghai. Control of male mosquitoes by ATSB and its impact on female fecundity and fertility in Aedes albopictus 

3:00p.m. Break

Session 10. Associations, Programs, and Others

Moderators: Dr. Dr. Sekou F. Traore (Mali) & Dr. Ming-Hao Zhou (China)

3:30p.m. Dr. Jian-Qing Lan. Hainan University, Haikou, China. A sensitive indirect competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbert assay to determine spinosad, a larvicide of mosquitoes.
3:50p.m. Dr. Yu-Hong Guo. Associate Professor, Department of Vector Biology and Control, China CDC, National Institute for Communicable Disease Prevention and Control, Changping, Beijing. Governmental supervision and rapid detection on dengue vectors: an important role for dengue control in China
4:00p.m. Dr. Uli Bernier, Vice President of the Society of Vector Ecology,  USDA/CMAVE, Gainesville, FL,USA, Update on Society for Vector Ecology and the 7th international congress of the SOVE 
4:20p.m. Dr. Ary Faraji. Regional Director of American Mosquito Control Association, Update about American Mosquito Control Association
4:40p.m. Dr. Ming-Hao Zhou, Director, Jiangsu CDC. Overview of Jiangsu vector mosquito surveillance and control program & closing remarks
5:00p.m.           Dinner
May 26 (Friday)
7:30a.m-11:30a.m.  Field trip to Jiangsu CDC & City