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Dr. Jens Amendt

7-4.2: VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES IN THE RHEIN-MAIN AREA

7-4.3: OCCURENCE AND VECTOR COMPETENCE OF BITING MIDGES AS TRANSMITTER OF ARBOVIRUSES IN GERMANY

Research interests

 *   Prevalence of pathogens in tick populations of the Rhine Main area
 *   Mosquitoes of the Rhine Main area
 *   Forensic science goes underground - Testate Amoebae as bioindicators of cadaver decomposition
 *   Age estimation of forensically important fly species – new statistic tools
 *   Development of forensically important blowflies

Short CV

EDUCATION

2003: Ph.D. Biology, University of Frankfurt/Senckenberg Natural History Museum, Germany

Taxonomy, Biology and natural enemies of gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on willows (Salix spp.) [in German]

1994: Diploma Biology University of Frankfurt, Germany

PROFESSIONAL SITUATION

2001- : Researcher & Expert witness, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Frankfurt, Division of Medical and Forensic Entomology

1998-2000: Research Assistant, Senckenberg Natural History Museum, Germany.

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