Meet our speakers

Lecturers are renowned international specialists in the field of medical and veterinary entomology.

Lorenza Beati

Lorenza Beati is Professor of medical entomology, systematic biology and arthropod diversity and ecology at the Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, USA, and the curator of the U.S. National Tick Collection.

Jean-Michel Bérenger

Jean-Michel Bérenger is an entomologist specialist of Heteroptera Reduviidae and Cimicidae, and the director of the “Diagnostic Insect Laboratory”, France.

Richard Birtles

Professor Richard Birtles holds the Chair in Biomedicine at the University of Salford and co-leads the University of Salford Tick Infections (USALTI) research group.

Emilie Bouhsira

Emilie Bouhsira is an Associate Professor of Parasitology at the National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France, and the organiser and the programme leader of the Entomology Summer Course.

Fabrice Chandre

Fabrice Chandre is a medical entomologist working at the Institute of Research for Development (IRD), Montpellier, France.

Sylvie Cornélie

Sylvie Cornélie is a researcher in medical entomology at the Institute of Research for Development (IRD), Montpellier, France.

Marc Desquesnes

Marc Desquesnes is a veterinary parasitologist and entomologist, working for CIRAD, UMR InterTryp ; specialist of trypanosomes and their vectors ; he is based at National Veterinary school of Toulouse, France.

Gérard Duvallet

Gérard Duvallet is a medical entomologist and ecologist, and Emeritus Professor at the University Paul Valéry, Montpellier France.

Anne-Bella Failloux

Anna-Bella Failloux is a medical entomologist and the head of the unit “Arboviruses and Insect Vectors” at the Institute Pasteur of Paris, France.

Didier Fontenille

Didier Fontenille is a medical entomologist and a research director at the Institute for Research and Development (IRD), Montpellier, France.

Claire Garros

Claire Garros is a medical and veterinary entomologist at the French Agricultural Research and International Cooperation Organization working for the sustainable development of tropical and Mediterranean regions (Cirad), Montpellier, France.

Jacques Guillot

Jacques Guillot is Professor of Parasitology at the National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort, France.

Aleksandra Ignjatović Ćupina

Aleksandra Ignjatović Ćupina is Professor of Entomology, Head of the Centre of Excellence One Health- Vectors and Climate and Head of the Laboratory for Medical and Veterinary Entomology at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, Serbia.

Vincenzo Lorusso

Vincenzo Lorusso is the head of Global Research in Parasitology at the veterinary pharmaceutical firm Vetoquinol, Paris, France; Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Salford, Manchester, UK and a founding member of the board of directors of the NGO “African Institute of One Health Research & Diagnostics (AIOHRD)”, Abuja, Nigeria.

Nil Rahola

Nil Rahola is an engineer in Medical Entomology at the Insitute for Research and Devlopment (IRD), Montpellier, France.

Steve Torr

Steve Torr is Professor and chair in Neglected Tropical Diseases at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Richard Wall

Richard Wall is a veterinary entomologist and Professor of Zoology in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom.

National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France
Continuing education in Medical and Veterinary Entomology