Bill Petrie, director of the Cayman Islands’ Mosquito Control and Research Unit, has 30 years experience in mosquito control. He has been hired to lead Miami-Dade County’s mosquito control division, beginning on Aug. 14. In the Cayman Islands, Petrie helped oversee the government’s partnership with the British biotech firm, Oxitec to use genetically modified male mosquitoes to control the Aedes aegypti mosquito population, which can transmit Zika, dengue, chikungunya and other diseases.
Bill Petrie, director of the Cayman Islands’ Mosquito Control and Research Unit, has 30 years experience in mosquito control. He has been hired to lead Miami-Dade County’s mosquito control division, beginning on Aug. 14. In the Cayman Islands, Petrie helped oversee the government’s partnership with the British biotech firm, Oxitec to use genetically modified male mosquitoes to control the Aedes aegypti mosquito population, which can transmit Zika, dengue, chikungunya and other diseases. Cayman Compass
Bill Petrie, director of the Cayman Islands’ Mosquito Control and Research Unit, has 30 years experience in mosquito control. He has been hired to lead Miami-Dade County’s mosquito control division, beginning on Aug. 14. In the Cayman Islands, Petrie helped oversee the government’s partnership with the British biotech firm, Oxitec to use genetically modified male mosquitoes to control the Aedes aegypti mosquito population, which can transmit Zika, dengue, chikungunya and other diseases. Cayman Compass

New chief hired to lead Miami-Dade’s beefed up mosquito control division

July 28, 2017 01:44 PM