Elliot S. Krafsur

Dr. Elliot S Krafsur

  • Professor Emeritus
  • In Memoriam
The main research interests of Elliot Krafsur (1939-2022) were evolutionary biology, insect genetics, insect demography, and the epidemiology of arthropod-borne diseases. Some of his research also focused on population ecology and genetics of various medially important flies, including the tsetse fly.
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  • B.S., M.Sc., Maryland; PhD, London
  • Ph.D., London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, 1972

Area of Expertise

  • Vector Biology
  • Population Genetics
  • Demography