Bill Wills

CONTACT
Bill Wills

142 Heritage Village Lane
Columbia, SC 29212
Telephone: (803) 407-0904
E-mail: pb.wills@worldnet.att.net,

 

EDUCATION
Fresno State College, AB-Biology
Pennsylvania State University, MS-Entomology

 

AREAS OF INTEREST
Vector biology/ecology - arboviruses, plague, Lyme disease & malaria.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

WILLS, W., W.T. Lonton, B. Werner, M. Portagha, B. Larouze, I. Millman, W. Ogston,S.Diallo and B.S. Blumberg. 1970. Hepatitis-B virus in bedbugs (Cimex hemipterus) from Senegal. The Lancet 1977: 214-219.

WILLS, W., W.L. Jakob, D.B. Francy, R.E. Oertley, E. Anani, C.H. Calisher and P. Monath. 1985. Sindbis Virus isolations from Saudi Arabian mosquitoes. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 79:63-66.

Lang, J.D. and W. WILLS. Ecology of sylvatic plaque in the San Jacinto Mountains of southern California. Bulletin of the Society of Vector Ecology 16:183-199.

Williams, D.C., W. WILLS, L.A. Durden and E.W. Gray. 1999. Ticks of South Carolina (Acari: Ixodoidea). Journal of Vector Ecology 24:224-232.

Durden, L.A., W. WILLS and K.L. Clark. 1999. The fleas (Siphonaptera) of South Carolina with an assessment of their vectorial importance. Journal of Vector Ecology 24:171-181.

Reeves, W.K., Loftis, A.D., Priestley, R.A., WILLS, W., Sanders, F., and Dasch, G.A. 2005. Molecular and biological characterization of a Novel Coxiella-like agent from Carios capensis. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1063:343-345.