Approved Short Term Scientific Missions in GP 3

Grant Period 3 - From 01/09/2020 to 15/04/2021

Leila Tajedin

Institution: University of South Eastern Norway

Hosting Institution: Umeå University, Sweden

Title of the Secondment: Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Invasive and Native Mosquito Species and Screening of Mosquito-Borne Arboviruses

Start date: 2020-09-01

End Date: 2020-09-26


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Hugo Osório

Institution: National Institute of Health, Portugal

Hosting Institution: Benaki Phytopathological Institut, Greece

Title of the Secondment: Vector control of Aedes albopictus using the Sterile Insect Technique: monitoring and assessment tools

Start date: 2020-09-05

End Date: 2020-09-19

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Georgios Michaelides

Institution: Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

Hosting Institution: University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Title of the Secondment: Surveillance of Aedes albopictus and A. japonicus in Novi Sad, Serbia. Adults, larvae and eggs identification

Start date: 2020-09-06

End Date: 2020-09-11


Nsa Dada

Institution: Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Hosting Institution: Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Title of the Secondment: Role of the mosquito microbiota in insecticide resistance. A seminal study of invasive Aedes populations in Italy

Start date: 2020-09-14

End Date: 2020-09-28


Christian Miquel Lopez

Institution: Universitat de València (UV), Spain 

Hosting Institution: ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) - Division Biotechnolog, Italy

Title of the Secondment: 

Start date: 2020-10-01

End Date: 2020-10-15


Georgios Balatsos

Institution: Benaki Phytopathological Institute, Greece

Hosting Institution: University Novi Sad, Serbia

Title of the Secondment: Identification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) as a tool for an external quality assessment

Start date: 2020-10-18

End Date: 2020-10-24


Nadja Pernat

Institution: Leibniz-Centre of Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany

Hosting Institution: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain 

Title of the Secondment: Comparing citizen scientists’ engagement in analog and digital mosquito passive surveillance programs across two countries

Start date: 2020-11-02

End Date: 2020-11-21


Giovanni Marini

Institution: Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy 

Hosting Institution: Imperial College London, United Kingdom (UK)

Title of the Secondment: UK suitability for Ae. koreicus and Ae. japonicus

Start date: 2021-02-01

End Date: 2021-02-12


María Isabel González Pérez

Institution: IRTA-CReSA, Spain

Hosting Institution: CEVDI/INSA, Portugal

Title of the Secondment: Predicting mosquito age on Aedes albopictus wild populations based on genes that display age-dependent expression

Start date: 2021-02-01

End Date: 2021-02-27


Daniele Da Re

Institution: UCLouvain, Belgium

Hosting Institution: Edge Hill University, United Kingdom (UK)

Title of the Secondment: Improve mechanistic model biological realism and its cartographic outputs dissemination

Start date:  2021-03-02

End Date: 2021-03-11