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Affiliation: 
Oxford University
Title: 
University Lecturer
Department: 
Department of Zoology
Expertise: 
Tsetse, Trypandsomiasic Eco, Epidemology, Remote Sensing

Biography

David Rogers' research interests include insect population ecology in general and in the ecology and epidemiology of vector-borne diseases in particular, especially the African trypanosomiases, dengue, yellow fever, West Nile virus and bluetongue. He uses remotely sensed data from earth-orbiting satellites provide unique views of our natural world and may be used to describe the distribution and abundance of pests and vectors, the incidence and prevalence of diseases, and areas of conservation importance. He is Chair of the Steering Committee of the Emerging Diseases in a Changing European Environment (EDEN) EU FP6 project (http://www.eden-fp6project.net/) and Chair of the Steering Committee for post-graduate studies at the Yeha Natural Resource Management Institute (YNRMI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (http://ynrmi.org/ ).