Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Guatemala, Guatemala Guatemala
Areas of Expertise:
Biotechnology, molecular genetics, microbiology, medical entomology
Rhodnius prolixus, Anopheles albimanus, Anastrepha ludens, Ceratitis capitata
We are developing novel tools to control insect pests and disease vectors. These include the production of smart insecticides with transgenic bacterial symbionts of triatomine vectors, as well as RNAi methods for the production of sterile mosquitoes and fruit flies.