October 18, 2021

Cayman Islands: Joint Oxitec-MRCU 2018 Research Project concludes as planned

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The joint research collaboration between the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) and bio-technology company Oxitec came to an end on 23 January 2019. While field operations ceased on 21 December 2018, which was at the end of the high mosquito season, MRCU and Oxitec spent another month collating data based on […]

Update on Cayman Islands’ MRCU/Oxitec research collaboration

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Government and UK-based biotechnology company Oxitec are entering the next stage of a collaborative research project. Begun in May 2018, the initiative seeks to pilot and assess the role of Oxitec’s self-limiting, non-biting, maleAedes aegypti mosquitoes in the integrated programme that the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) uses to combat […]