Uncovering Increasing Arbovirus Outbreaks in Subtropical South America through Genomics and Bioinformatics

Speaker: Dr. Gabriel da Luz Wallau, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and Bernhard Nocht Institute of Tropical Medicine Moderator: Dr. Kiyoko Aoki-Kinoshita Abstract: Arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses) are mostly vectored by mosquitoes and transmitted to humans in tropical regions of the globe. However, as extreme climatic events and climate change as a whole continues both vectors and transmitted