Projects
Name
GAP - Evaluation of Aedestrap traps efficiency as an indicator of Aedesaegypti vector dispersion.
University
IFMSA Denem - Universidade de Vassouras, Vassouras
Domain
Global Health and Neglected Diseases
Departement
Entomology and Malacology of Vectors and Parasites, Parasitology, Severino Sombra University, Vassouras, Brazil.
Head
Marise Maleck de Oliveira (PhD).
Tutor
Cyro Guimaraes, Sebastiao Clebson de Macedo Anunciacao; Frederico Louredo Saiol, Thiago Costa Lopes Garcia, Simone Pereira Alves, Thiago Dutra, Michele Teixeira Serdeiro, Clara Anizia Pires Licio.
Languages
English , Portuguese, Spanish.
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Type of Research Project
- Global Action Project (GAP)
What is the background of the project?
Aedes aegypti is cosmopolitan mosquito found in tropical and subtropical areas. The mosquito has an intense relation with human being and is located mainly in urban areas and is also the vector for several arboviruses of great importance in Brazil's public health, like Yellow Fever, Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya.
What is the aim of the project?
The project aim is to collect and identify the larvae and eggs of the mosquito. This proposal was developed traps "aedestrap" and to indicate the entomological surveillance index.
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?
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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?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Students should be interested in the subject and must be proactive and special worker. There are no legal limitations in the students involvement in the project. Special remarks It is suggested that the student has a good knowledge of Portuguese for field activities, if there is more than one student wanting this project, will be given the spot for the one who has knowledge of Portuguese. Is strongly advised the student choose a month during summer in Brazil like March, April, May, October and November due to the fact of the increased mosquito reproduction. What skills are required? Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement in the project? Students should be interested in the subject and must be proactive and special worker. There are no legal limitations in the students involvement in the project. The student must be proactive.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
- Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
Articles
- http://dx.doi.org/10.12741/ebrasilis.v7i2.372
- http://dx.doi.org/10.12741/ebrasilis.v7i1.369
- http://dx.doi.org/10.12741/ebrasilis.v8i3.515