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GAP - Transmission dynamics and control of arboviruses in Brazil
State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP)
Global Health and Neglected Diseases
Universidade Estadual de Sao Paulo, Biotechnology Intitute,
Celso Luis Marino
Jayme Souza Neto
Type of Research Project
- Global Action Project (GAP)
What is the background of the project?
Brazil has been traditionally endemic for dengue in the past decades and is now facing an epidemics of zika. Giving no treatment or vaccine is available, strategies to control such arboviruses.
What is the aim of the project?
we are currently investigating the interactions between the mosquito vectors, bacteria and viruses in the order to develop new
What techniques and methods are used?
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students - Graduated students (less than 6 months) - Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
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