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MIVEGEC

La Reunion

Research centers or research group

Joint research unit between the IRD, CNRS and the University of Montpellier
Infectious Diseases and Vectors : Ecology, Genetics, Evolution and Control

Contact

SIMARD Frédéric  | Unit Director
IRD/MIVEGEC, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 64501, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
  • research domains

    Ecology and evolution of infectious systems shared between 5 research teams :

    • BioGEPPE : Biology, genetics and pathology of eukaryote pathogens
    • EEPI : Ecology and Evolution of Parasitic Interactions
    • ESV : Evolution of Vectorial Systems
    • SEE : Health, Ecology & Evolution
    • GENESYS : Biodiversity of Infectious Systems of the Genes in the Ecosystem

    Areas of expertise

    The scientists’ of the unit provide national or international expertise
    in their respective fields, such as vectors, entomological and parasite
    reference collections, surveillance and control of vectors : assessments of
    products, structure, strategy, risk, resistance to insecticides : studies and
    recommendations.

  • key research projects

    INFRAVEC 2
    Research infrastructures for the control of vector-borne diseases
    EU H2020 INFRAIA
    2017-2021

    SIT
    Sterile Insect Technique to combat the Asian tiger mosquito in Reunion
    CPER/ERDF
    2009-2019

    WIN
    Worlwide Insecticide Resistance Network
    WHO/IRD
    2017-2021

    EVOLPROOF
    Are HPV vaccines ‘evolution-proof’?
    EU H2020 ERC
    2017-2021

  • Main facilities

    Vectopole : Confined insectariums (I1-I3) to study vector-pathogen interactions, Montpellier

Ecology and evolution of infectious systems shared between 5 research teams :

  • BioGEPPE : Biology, genetics and pathology of eukaryote pathogens
  • EEPI : Ecology and Evolution of Parasitic Interactions
  • ESV : Evolution of Vectorial Systems
  • SEE : Health, Ecology & Evolution
  • GENESYS : Biodiversity of Infectious Systems of the Genes in the Ecosystem

Areas of expertise

The scientists’ of the unit provide national or international expertise
in their respective fields, such as vectors, entomological and parasite
reference collections, surveillance and control of vectors : assessments of
products, structure, strategy, risk, resistance to insecticides : studies and
recommendations.

INFRAVEC 2
Research infrastructures for the control of vector-borne diseases
EU H2020 INFRAIA
2017-2021

SIT
Sterile Insect Technique to combat the Asian tiger mosquito in Reunion
CPER/ERDF
2009-2019

WIN
Worlwide Insecticide Resistance Network
WHO/IRD
2017-2021

EVOLPROOF
Are HPV vaccines ‘evolution-proof’?
EU H2020 ERC
2017-2021

Vectopole : Confined insectariums (I1-I3) to study vector-pathogen interactions, Montpellier

105
total staff ( 5 in Reunion)