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UMiami: Dr. Andre Wilke Invited to Serve as Guest Editor for a Special Issue of Insects

Dr.Andre Wilke, PhD, a post-doctoral associate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences, has been invited to serve as Guest Editor for Insects – an international, peer-reviewed open-access journal of entomology that is published monthly by the Molecular Diversity Preservation International and Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI).

Dr. Wilke will be responsible for handling papers for “Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing World,” a special issue of Insects, for which the deadline to submit is October 21, 2020. He will serve as guest editor of the special issue alongside, Dr. Mauro Toledo Marrelli, a professor at the University of São Paulo School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology.

Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing World will be comprised of studies investigating how global increases in temperatures and urbanization are impacting the epidemiology of vector-borne diseases, resulting in severe outbreaks, even in formerly non-endemic areas.

“It is essential to understand how vector species are adapting and thriving in urban environments to guide and improve future vector management and control strategies,” Dr. Wilke said.

More information, author instructions and manuscript preparation guidelines for “Insects and Vector-Borne Diseases in a Changing World.”

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