Insects and vector-borne diseases in Amazonia and the Caribbean: from field to lab

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Summary

The course objective is to get knowledge and practice on vectors of parasites and viruses circulating in the Amazonian and Caribbean regions. A large panel of lecturers will cover the biology, behaviour and identification of the vector of malaria, chagas disease, leishmaniases and arboviroses as well as pathogen detection and vector control aspects. Students will be asked to work on a tutored project, which will be put in actions the second week during a trip to a field site.


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Contact us

E-Mail: isabelle.dusfour@pasteur.fr

Telephone: +594 594 26 94 05


Practical information:

Location: Vectopôle Amazonien Emile Abonnenc, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, 97300 Cayenne, French Guiana

Dates: 18- 29 September 2017

Application deadline: 31 July 2017

The committee of the course will evaluate applications.


Language: English


The course comprises:

The acceptance to the course will cover course, laboratory and field trip expenses as well as travel and lodging to French Guiana if required.


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Directors

Isabelle DUSFOUR, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane

Mathilde GENDRIN, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane

Attendees: 10

Duration: 2 weeks

Contact: email: isabelle.dusfour@pasteur.fr / Telephone: +594 594 26 94 05


Lecturers: 

Isabelle DUSFOUR, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, Cayenne, French Guiana, France

Claude FLAMAND, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, Cayenne, French Guiana, France

Mathilde GENDRIN, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, Cayenne, French Guiana, France

Claude GUERTIN, Institut Armand Frappier, Laval, Québec, Canada

Denis BLANCHET, Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne, French Guiana, France

Nicole ACHEE, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA

John GRIECO, University of Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, USA

Thiago VASCONSCELOS DOS SANTOS, Evandro Chagas Institute, Pará State, Brazil

Ademir MARTINS, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

André YEBAKIMA, Centre de démoustication et de recherches entomologiques/Lutte antivectorielle, Fort-de-France, Martinique, France.

Hedley CAIRO, Ministry of Health, Paramaribo, Surinam

Application details:  Please provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a reference letter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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