Jose M. Venzal

Jose M. Venzal

José M. VENZAL is a young Uruguayan researcher on ticks and tick-borne diseases with a great expertise in systematic and phylogeny of Argasidae, a field mastered for few persons worldwide. The contribution of Prof. Venzal has been fundamental to describe several new Neotropical species of ticks (argasids and ixodids) but also for tick ecology and epidemiology of ticks-transmitted diseases. He received the Scopus Award Uruguay 2011 in the area of Agricultural Sciences. Editorial Elsevier and the National Academy of Veterinary Medicine of Uruguay Award 2008.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Laboratorio de Vectores y Enfermedades transmitidas, Facultad de Veterinaria, CENUR Litoral Norte, Universidad de la República, Uruguay