Escudo de la República de Colombia Escudo de la República de Colombia
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Description
The main objective of the workshop is to use an interdisciplinary framework to tackle high impact biological problems that affect the Latin American region and carry potential global risk. At the end of the event, each working group will develop a report with an action plan that will be transformed into a scientific research proposal that will be submitted to funding organizations and recommended for presentations in other events.
Topics:
  • Host-Parasite interactions / Parasite-vector and vector-host interactions.
  • Population dynamics (Extinction in Ecosystems) / The Problem of pattern and scale in ecology.
  • Neglected tropical diseases. Case study: Leishmaniasis .
  • Genetic variability in the population and its role in disease dynamics and pathogenesis.
  • Climate change and Biodiversity.