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César Yumiseva, Mtr.Csar Yumiseva redonda     







Diseases Ecology, Spatial Ecology, Spatial Epidemiology, Geostatistics and Ecological Niche Models. 


 Estudios  Education:


  • 2014. Specialty in Geographic information systems. UNIGIS Program. USFQ.
  • 2014. Master in Geographic information systems. UNIGIS Program. USFQ.
  • 2004. Bachelor in Biology. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.



Cargo actual  Current position: 


  • Principal Investigator at the Center for Research on Health in Latin America. 
  • Professor at the School of Biological Sciences. College of Exact and Natural Sciences. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.



Investigacin actual  Current research (PUCE): Health and Vulnerable Groups. 



Publicaciones recientes  Recent publications


  • Mario J Grijalva, Ana L Moncayo, Cesar A Yumiseva, Sofia Ocaña-Mayorga, Esteban G Baus, Anita G Villacís. (2022). Evaluation of Selective Deltamethrin Application with Household and Community Awareness for the Control of Chagas Disease in Southern Ecuador. Journal of Medical Entomology, tjac050,
  • Hernandez-Castro, L.E., Villacís, A.G., Jacobs, A., Cheaib, B., Day, C.C., Ocaña-Mayorga, S., Yumiseva, C.A., Bacigalupo, A., Andersson, B., Matthews, L., Landguth, E.L., Costales, J.A., Llewellyn, M.S., Grijalva, M.J. (2022) Population genomics and geographic dispersal in Chagas disease vectors: Landscape drivers and evidence of possible adaptation to the domestic setting. PLOS Genetics 18(2): e1010019.
  • Ocana-Mayorga, S., Bustillos, J., Villacís, A., Moncayo, A., Yumiseva, C., Brenière, S., & Grijalva, M. (2021). Human Blood Meals in Sylvatic Triatomines Challenges Domestic-Centered Strategies for Prevention of Trypanosoma cruzi Transmission in Ecuador. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, tpmd201312. Advance online publication.
  • Salazar-Costa, B., Vera-Arias, C. Tamayo, M., Yumiseva C., Cagua-Ordoñez, J.C., Gomez-Obando, J., Sáenz, F.E. (2020). High prevalence of asymptomatic malaria infections on the Ecuador-Colombia border. Práctica Familiar Rural  5(2). Doi:
  • Santillán-Guayasamín, S., Barnabé, C., Magallón-Gastelum, E., Waleckx, E., Yumiseva, C. A., Grijalva, M. J., Villacís, A.G., Brenière, S. F. (2020). Molecular data supports monophyly of Triatoma dispar complex within genus Triatoma. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 85, 104429. doi:
  • Villacís, A. G., Bustillos, J. J., Depickère, S., Sánchez, D., Yumiseva, C. A., Troya-Zuleta, A., Barnabé, C., Grijalva, M.J. & Brenière, S. F. (2020). Would tropical climatic variations impact the genetic variability of triatomines: Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, principal vector of Chagas disease in Ecuador? Acta Tropica, 209, 105530. doi:
  • Villacís, A.G., Dujardin, J., Panzera, F. Yumiseva, C.A., Pita, S., Santillán-Guayasamín, S., Orozco, M.I., Mosquera, K.D. & Grijalva, M.J. (2020). Chagas vectors Panstrongylus chinai (Del Ponte, 1929) and Panstrongylus howardi (Neiva, 1911): chromatic forms or true species?. Parasites Vectors 13(1), 226.
  • Barnabé, C., Grijalva, M. J., Santillán-Guayasamín S., Yumiseva, C. A., Waleckx, E., Brenière, F. S., Villacís, A.G. (2020). Genetic data support speciation between Panstrongylus howardi and Panstrongylus chinai, vectors of Chagas disease in Ecuador. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 104103.

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