Dr. Juan Andres Bisset Lazcano, Invited Lecture
Institute of Tropical Medicine “Pedro Kouri”
Dr. Bisset is a leading Cuban entomologist and the current head of the Vector Control Department at the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Pedro Kouri”. He has published over 100 papers on ecology, dynamic population of insects, insecticide resistance and the resistance mechanisms involved. His primary research focus is on Culex quinquefasciatus, Anopheles albimanus and Aedes aegypti. Since 1990 he has served as an adviser to many projects related to malaria and dengue vector control in Latin America and has received numerous international awards for his work.
Dr. Bisset earned his PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Havana in 1998. In addition to working with the Institute of Tropical Medicine “Pedro Kouri”, he also serves as an adviser to the Cuban Public Health Ministry.