Partner 23 – University of Roma “La Sapienza” (UNIROMA1)
The University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, is the largest University in EU. The Medical Entomology group in Parasitology Unit of the Department of Public Health Sciences boasts a long lasting tradition in research on mosquito vector of human diseases, with particular reference to malaria vectors and Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti. The role of the group in the project will be focused on the component of the MBD-WPs related to Ae.albopictus, which will be coordinated by the group leader Dr. Alessandra della Torre (AdT).