Renato León

Associate Professor of Medical Entomology
Universidad San Francisco de Quito

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 . 

Area of expertise: 
Biting midges Mosquitoes Sandflies
Email: rleon [at]
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