Couret, J*., Dyer, M.C., Mather, T.N., Han, S., Tsao, J.I., Lebrun, R., Ginsberg, H.S. 2017. Acquisition of Borrelia burgdorferi Infection by Larval Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Associated with Engorgement Measures. Journal of Medical Entomology. 54(4):1055-1060

Couret, J*, Benedict MQ, Doston, EM. 2014. Temperature, density, and diet interact to influence larval development of Aedes aegpyti. PLoS ONE 9(2), e87468.


Couret, J* 2013. Meta-analysis of factors affecting ontogenetic development rate in the Culex pipiens complex. Environmental Entomology. 42 (4), 614-626.


Gardner, WA; Blount, JL; Golec, JR; Jones, WA; Hu, XP; Talamas, EJ; Evans, RM; Dong, X; Ray, CH; Buntin, DG; Gerardo, NM; Couret, J. 2013. Discovery of Paratelenomus saccharalis (Dodd) (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), an Egg Parasitoid of Megacopta cribraria F. (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in its Expanded North American Range. Journal of Entomological Science. 48(4), 355-359.


Yoshioka, M‡; Couret, J; Kim, F‡; McMillan, J; Burkot, TR; Dotson, EM; Kitron, U.;   Vazquez-Prokopec, GM. 2012. Diet and density competition affect larval performance  and oviposition site selection in the mosquito species Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasites and Vectors. 5:225.


Gesquiere, LR; Altmann, J; Khan, MZ; Couret, J; Yu, JC, Endres, CS; Lynch, JW; Ogala, P; Fox, EA; Alberts, SC; Wango, EO. 2005. Coming of age: steroid hormones of wild immature baboons (Papio cynocephalus). American Journal of Primatology. Sep; 67 (1): 83-100.  

Sanchez, F., Couret, J., 2009. LHR Farms Community Needs Assessment and Public Health Consultation. Department of Community Health, Georgia Division of Public Health, 2009.

Couret, J., 2009. Small water supplies and environmental health in Georgia, Georgia Environmentalist. Vol. 31, pp: 9-11


* corresponding author

‡ mentored students

Ginsberg, H. S., and Couret, J.. 2019. Nonlinearities in transmission dynamics and efficient management of vector‐borne pathogens. Ecological Applications 29( 4):e01892.

Couret, J., Huynh-Griffin, L., Antolic-Soban, I., Acevedo-Gonzalez, T.S., and N.M. Gerardo. Even obligate symbioses show signs of ecological contingency: impacts of symbiosis for an invasive stinkbug are mediated by host plant context. Ecology and Evolution. 2020. .  

Couret, J.*, Notarangelo, M., Veera, S. Et Al. Biological Control Of Aedes Mosquito Larvae With Carnivorous Aquatic Plant, Utricularia Macrorhiza. Parasites Vectors 13, 208 (2020). Https://

Akanda, A. S., Johnson, K., Ginsberg, H. S., & Couret, J. ( 2020). Prioritizing Water Security In The Management Of Vector-Borne Diseases: Lessons From Oaxaca Mexico. Geohealth, 4, E2019gh000201. Https://

Fournier, K., Couret, J., Ramsey, J., Caulkins, J. 2017 Using Collaborative Two-Stage Examinations to Address Test Anxiety in a Large Enrollment, Gateway Course. Anatomical Sciences Education. DOI 10.1002/ase.1677

Couret, J*, Benedict, MQ. 2014. Meta-analysis of environmental factors affecting development rate and survival in Aedes aegypti. BMC Ecology 14(3):1-15.

(a.k.a. mosquito horror stories)