Taxonomy, identification and distribution of Culicoides biting midges. African horse sickness epidemiology
Mosquito ecology, Vector ecology/biology, vector control, malaria, Vector borne disease, Agriculture and health
Parasitology (Leishmania) and zoology of invertebrates
I am a medical entomologist that live in Ecuador, South América. I am a faculty member at Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ since 2002 and Director of the Medical Entomology and Tropical Medicine Laboratory LEMMT. I am interested on research on sand flies, biting midges of the genus Culicoides and mosquitoes and on diseases such as leishmaniasis, malaria and arboviruses with emphasis on dengue chikungunya, zika and new emerging or re emerging pathogens .
Vector ecology, cutaneous Leishmaniasis, parasitic vector borne diseases, sandfly ecology, zoonotic diseases
I'm interested in disease ecology of vector borne diseases, such as malaria, Zika and leishmaniasis.
Simuliidae systematics, taxonomy, identification, biology, ecology, epidemiology and control.
Vector Surveillance. Ecology . Control
Epidemiology Vector Borne Diseases
Population dynamics, modelling, species distribution, ecology