Projects
Name
Characterization of focus and species identification of vectors transmitting Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya at Paraiba/PB.
University
Federal University of Paraiba (UFPB)
Domain
Parasitology
Departement
DFP - Departamento de Fisiologia e Patologia - CCS Universidade Federal da Paraiba - Campus I,
Head
Marilia Gabriela dos Santos Cavalcanti
Tutor
Marilia Gabriela dos Santos Cavalcanti
Languages
English, Portuguese
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
In this project, we will identify the breeding places of mosquitoes and carry the identification of the species in the larval stage at metropolitan area of Joao Pessoa/PB. In association with the municipality of data will correlate breeding with the transmission rate of these arboviruses. Characterization of focus and species identification of vectors transmitting Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya at Paraiba.
What is the aim of the project?
correlate breeding with the transmission rate of these arboviruses. Characterization of focus and species identification of vectors transmitting Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya at Paraiba.
What techniques and methods are used?
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What is the role of the student?
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
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Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
1
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
None
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
Articles
- Ultrastructural changes to male worms of Schistosoma mansoni after in vitro incubation with the essential oil of Mentha x villosa Huds
- . Isoforms of Hsp70-binding human LDL in adult Schistosoma mansoni worms.
- Microscopic analysis of Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) embryonic development before and after treatment with azadirachtin; lufenuron and deltamethrin