RENATO LEÓN

  • Profesor de Entomología Médica / Director Laboratorio LEMMT
  • Colegio de Ciencias Biológicas y Ambientales, COCIBA
  • 297-1700 ext 1436
  • rleon@usfq.edu.ec

ESTUDIOS

EXPERIENCIA LABORAL

PUBLICACIONES

The mosquito electrocuting trap as an exposure‑free method for measuring human‑biting rates by Aedes mosquito vectors
Socio-Ecological Factors Associated with Dengue Risk and Aedes aegypti presence in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador.
Diversity of sand flies and biting midges along land cover gradients in the Amazonian province of Napo, Ecuador.
Aedes aegypti: Distribución y epidemiología del dengue, Zika y Chikungunya en Galápagos.
Baseline data on Leishmaniasis transmission and sand fly vectors from the rural parishes of the Metropolitan District of Quito, Ecuador
Species diversity, blood feeding preference and Leishmania and Bartonella natural infection screening of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Southern Ecuador close to the Ecuador-Peru border
Leishmaniasis in Galapagos: Past reported cases and entomological data to address if local transmission is possible
Baseline sand fly data and monitoring of cutaneous leishmaniasis in an endemic area close to the Toachi-Pilaton hydroelectric dam: Joint initiative between HIDROTOAPI and LEMMT-USFQ
Arbovirus Transmission and Behaviour Differences of two Aedes aegypti Populations in Ecuador
Monitoreo y comportamiento del mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera:Culicidae) en las islas Galápagos, principal vector de dengue, chikungunya y Zika
Detección molecular de Bartonella bacilliformis en flebótomos (Diptera: Psychodidae) en la zona fronteriza Ecuatoriana-Peruana
Abundance and behaviour of Aedes aegypti in two cities with high transmission of Zika and dengue in Ecuador
SISTEMA DE VIGILANCIA EPIDEMIOLÓGICA COMUNITARIA DEL ZIKA
Efecto del Sistema de Vigilancia Epidemiológica Comunitaria del Zika en los Conocimientos, Actitudes y Prácticas de la población
Pilas con el Sancudo
Entomological assessment of the potential vectors of leishmaniasis and bartonellosis at endemic areas of the Southern Ecuadorian border with Perú
Ecology and arbovirus prevalence of Zika virus vectors in two endemic zones of Ecuador
Climate Change may decline Prevalences of disease vectors in Ecuador Abstract 1499
Climate Vulnerability and Transmission of Vector-Borne Diseases: Main Findings
Declining Prevalence of Disease Vectors Under Climate Change
Benefits of Climate Change: Declining Prevalence of Disease Vectors in the Tropics
Genetic variability of the mosquito Aedes aegypti, (Diptera: Culicidae) in Ecuador, main vector of dengue, Chikungunya, Zika viruses
Dengue fever and Ae. aegypti risk in the Galapagos Islands
Aportes al Estudio de la Fauna de flebótomos (Diptera:Psychodidae) de la Reserva de la Biosfera del Yasuni, Amazonía Ecuatoriana
Informe de política sobre las vulnerabilidades del sector salud en Quito Facilitando los datos técnicos para que sean asequibles a los tomadores de decisiones frente a enfermedades tropicales
Vector-virus microclimate surveillance system for dengue control in Machala, Ecuador
Ecosystem determinants of malaria risk in indigenous and non-indigenous communities in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon
High Burden of Dengue Fever in Southern Coastal Ecuador: Epidemiology from a prospective study in Machala in 2014
Ecosystem determinants of malaria risk in indigenous and non-­‐indigenous communiIes in the Northern Ecuadorian Amazon
Climate Vulnerability and the Transmission of Vector-Borne Diseases
Caracterización de una epidemia de dengue en la localidad rural Ecuatoriana de Palmales ubicada en la frontera con el Perú: Periodo de Enero-Abril 2014
Monitoreo del mosquito vector Aedes aegypti en Palmales, localidad rural Ecuatoriana del cordón fronterizo Ecuador-Perú, durante una epidemia de dengue en Enero-Abril del 2014
Epidemiological profile of Chagas disease in Southern Coastal Ecuador. pilot study of the Trypanosoma cruzi infection in the vector Triatoma dimidiata.
Short review and detection of Leishmania parasites in skin biopsies from patients coming from Echeandia, Bolivar province, Ecuador
Identificación de Dípteros Nematóceros de interés médico en zonas aledañas a la construcción de la Represa Hidroeléctrica Toachi Pilatón
Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) (Acari: Ixodidae), the Cayenne tick: phylogeography and evidence for allopatric speciation
Entomological records of Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), vectors of Chagas disease, from El Oro Province, Southern Ecuador: 2004-2008
Monitoreo preliminar de especies de flebótomos (Diptera:Psychodidae:Phlebotominae), vectores de Leishmaniasis, en localidades de la Provincia de El Oro, Ecuador.
Morphometric and molecular characterization of the series Guyanensis (Diptera, Psychodidae, Psychodopygus) from the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin with description.
A study of a population of Nyssomyia trapidoi (Diptera: Psychodidae) caught on the Pacific coast of Ecuador
Possible introgression within sympatric Psychodopygus of the guyanensis group in Ecuador
Meconial Peritrophic Matrix and Meconial Degradation in the Biting Midge, Culicoides variipennis (Coquillet)(Diptera:Ceratopogonidae).
Estudio de la fauna de Anopheles (Diptera:Culicidae) en zonas de transmisión de malaria de la provincia de Sucumbios, Ecuador y anotaciones sobre su comportamiento vectorial.
Revisión del género Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) en el Ecuador y estudio morfológico preliminar de la fauna en algunas localidades del país
Caractérisation moleculaire des Psychodopygus sympatriques de la série guyanensis de l’amazonie equatorienne.
New Records of Phlebotomine Sand flies (Díptera :Psychodidae) from Ecuador
Molecular analysis revealed antimalarial drug resistance at the Amazon basin of Ecuador
Low transmission of malaria in the Ecuadorian Amazon basin. One step closer to eradication.
Evidence of recent speciation in Lutzomyia geniculata, (Diptera:Psychodidae) from the Ecuadorian Amazon basin.
Phlébotomes d’Equateur et de Bolivie: descriptions de Psathyromyia castilloi n. sp. et Psychodopygus luisleoni n. sp. (Diptera, Psychodidae).
Phlébotomes d’Equateur : Deux nouvelles espèces du genre Evandromyia (Diptera, Psychodidae).
Phlébotomes d’Equateur : Psychodopygus yasuniensis n. sp. (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae).
Phlébotomes de Guyane Française : Psychodopygus joliveti n. sp.
Seroepidemiología de Malaria en la Provincia de Sucumbios, Ecuador.
Nueva estrategia terapéutica basada en Nanotecnología contra Leishmaniasis Cutánea en el Ecuador.
Phylogeography of Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) (Acari: Ixodidae), a widespread American tick species, based on the analysis of mitochondrial gene sequences
Mosquito and Biting Midge Midgut Structures & Processes that May Affect Arbovirus Infection and Dissemination
. Meconial Peritrophic Matrix. Structure, Formation, and Meconial Degeneration in Mosquito Pupae/Pharate Adults: Histological and Ultrastructural Aspects.
Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera:Psychodidae) from the Amazon basin of Ecuador: genetic variation in the subgenus Psychodopygus.

INTERESES

Laboratorio de Entomología Médica y Medicina Tropical (LEMMT), Biología. Doctorado: The Ohio University Tropical Disease Institute, Ohio University, Athens OH: USA. Post-doctorado: National Research Council, National Science Foundation, U.S. Army Medical Research Institud of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Ft Detric, Frederic, MD USA