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Theresa Shelton

Position: Laboratory Technician
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Theresa has been with the District since 2008.  She works with the laboratory on surveillance of invasive Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, West Nile Virus surveillance, mosquito population monitoring and identification, general arthropod identification, surveillance of tick-borne diseases, and data analysis. 

Theresa graduated with a Masters of Science degree in biology from San Francisco State University where she studied aquatic insect ecology.  Previously she worked at a non-profit environmental organization in San Diego and received her Bachelors of Science degree in ecology, behavior and evolution from University of California, San Diego.

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