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The Achilles’ heel of malaria vectors: novel insecticide resistance mechanisms expressed in their legs
Dec 30, 2019Malaria has halved since 2000 (approximately 500,000 lives saved every year), with 80% of the reduction attributable to the use of insecticides. However, insecticide resistance is at a critical tipping point in public health, with some mosquito populations showing resistance to all insecticides and the strength and impact of this resistance is escalating every year. As a result, for the first time after many years, malaria cases were increased in several places after 2015, despite the far more intense use of insecticides
The ceremony of the 2019 FORTH Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching "Vassilis XANTHOPOULOS - Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS"
Dec 14, 2019The ceremony of the FORTH Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching "Vassilis XANTHOPOULOS - Stephanos PNEVMATIKOS" was held at the main Hall of the old Parliament in Athens, on December 13 2019, at 18.00.
Prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to FORTH Researcher Dr. Giorgos Chamilos
Dec 10, 2019Giorgos Chamilos, Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) and Associate Professor at School of Medicine, University of Crete, is awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
Open Workshop at FORTH on the Use of Intelligent Technologies to Reduce Water Losses
Dec 06, 2019A Workshop on the Use of Innovative Technologies in Water Supply Networks to optimize water management, will be held on Thursday, December 5th at 9:00 am. in the Amphitheater of the Foundation for Research and Technology- Hellas in Heraklion, in collaboration with The Municipal Water and Sewerage Companies of Malevizi and Hersonissos.