Fran Ruiz-Fons

Dr. Francisco Ruiz-Fons

Senior Scientist, SaBio (Sanidad y Biotecnología) research group. National Wildlife Research Institute IREC (CSIC-Universidad de Castilla – La Mancha). Ronda de Toledo 12, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain.

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Líneas de investigación

Vector-borne pathogen ecology

My main research interest deals with understanding of factors underlying the ecology of vector-borne pathogens through disentangling host-vector-pathogen relationships at a population level.

Main model hosts and pathogens

Wild ungulates and ticks are the main model employed for understanding vector-host-pathogen interactions.

Selected recent publications  

    • Crossing the interspecies barrier: opening the door to zoonotic pathogens Ver Publicación
    • Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in Questing Ticks, Central Spain Ver Publicación
    • Factors driving the circulation and possible expansion of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus in the [...] Ver Publicación

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