General Topics

  • Current situation: Dengue and other emerging arboviruses with emphasis on Chikungunya, Zika, Yellow Fever. Potential threat of Mayaro and Oropouche.
  • ONE HEALTH approach to combat dengue.
  • Global Arbovirus Initiative.
  • COVID-19 in the emergency of dengue and other arboviruses.
  • Integrated surveillance in the context of co-circulation of arboviruses.
  • Integrated vector management in the control of dengue and other arboviruses.
  • Genome, structure and replication of flaviviruses. Dengue genomic surveillance.
  • Host-arbovirus interaction.
  • Clinical picture and pathology. Differential diagnosis. Clinical management, Dengue and COVID-19.
  • Dengue Pathogenesis and pathophysiology. Antibody Dependent Enhancement (ADE).
  • Diagnosis and laboratory surveillance. Diagnostic algorithms.
  • OMICS and artificial intelligence in dengue research.
  • Impact of the immune response and genes associated with lipid metabolism in the dengue clinic.
  • Vaccines for dengue, zika and chikungunya.
  • Ecology of Ae. aegypti and arbovirus-mosquito interaction.
  • Studies of chemical ecology of mosquitoes to improve methods of trapping and mosquito control.
  • Entomo-virological surveillance.
  • Chemical and Biological control, entomological surveillance and mechanisms of insecticides resistance.
  • Mechanisms and factors in the transmission of arboviruses in the mosquito.
  • Insecticide application technique.
  • Sterile Insect Technique for the control of Ae. aegypti.
  • Forecast models. Early warning systems.
  • Social determinants in the transmission of Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya.
  • Climate change and its influence on the arboviruses emergence.
  • The community in the control of Aedes aegypti.
  • Intersectoriality in the confrontation and prevention of arboviral diseases.
  • Cost/effectiveness in Dengue control.