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 .
Associate Professor of Medical Entomology
Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Area of expertise:Biting midges Mosquitoes Sandflies
Email: rleon [at] usfq.edu.ec