Maureen Coetzee

Maureen Coetzee is a medical entomologist, specialising in African malaria vector mosquitoes for over 40 years. She is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Wits Research Institute for Malaria, School of Pathology at the University of the Witwatersrand. She is a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa. She is a consultant in the World Health Organization 's Global Malaria Programme. She obtained her Doctorate from the University of the Witwatersrand. A subgenus of the Aedes mosquito, ''Coetzeemyia'', was named after her. Also a genus of bacteria strongly associated with malaria mosquitoes, ''Coetzeea'', was named after her. Professor Coetzee has published over 190 peer-reviewed scholarly articles. Provided by Wikipedia
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