Welcome to VIASEF

We provide high-quality services for the study of vector-borne diseases, promoting research and innovation in the field of tropical medicine.

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Our Services

At VIASEF, we offer a range of exceptional services tailored to meet your needs. Our streamlined online request process ensures a hassle-free experience. For certain services, Ethical Approval from a recognized Board may be required. Our dedicated Management and Scientific Committees (MC and SC) will analyze your request with the utmost discretion, treating all requests as confidential. You can expect a response within a maximum period of two weeks, allowing you to focus on what really matters - your research.

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Service 1

Alive/dead individuals, or specific biological material of mosquitoes and sandflies.

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Establishment of extrinsic development cycles of human vector-borne pathogens.

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Service 3

Bioassays with autochthonous, non-autochthonous and/or invasive arthropod species.

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Service 4

Development of specific projects, including space rent with or without technical support.

About Us

We are a research institute dedicated to the study of vector-borne diseases, focusing on tropical medicine. Our mission is to provide high-quality services and promote research and innovation in the field, contributing to the development of effective strategies for disease control and prevention.

Our team of experts is composed of scientists and researchers with extensive experience in the field of tropical medicine. We work in partnership with national and international institutions to develop innovative solutions and provide customized services to meet the needs of our clients.

Our Team

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Carla Sousa

Associate Professor

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Henrique Silveira

Full Professor

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Dinora Lopes

Assistant Researcher

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Gonçalo Seixas

Junior Researcher

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Ana Catarina Alves

Insectary Technician

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Contact Us

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You can also contact us directly:

  • Address: IHMT, Rua da Junqueira 100, 1349-008 Lisboa
  • Phone: +351213652600
  • Email: viasef@ihmt.unl.pt