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Assistant Professor of Medical and Veterinary Entomology431 Plant Biotechnology BuildingPhone: 865-974-8824E-mail: RFryxell@utk.eduDepartmental WebsiteBecky Trout Fryxell tries to improve human and animal health and welfare by understanding and managing insects that carry disease, notably ticks, mosquitoes, and flies.Find similar expertsDiscipline: Ecology, Public Health & NursingAreas of Focus:
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