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Touré, Yeya Tiemoko

Category: TWAS Fellows
Touré is leader for the Vectors, Environment and Society unit of WHO/TDR, Geneva. Before joining TDR, he was a researcher in medical entomology and professor of cell biology and genetics in the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy (FMPOS), Bamako, Mali; director general of the National Research Council (CNRST) of Mali; and head of the Malaria Research and Training Center (MRTC), FMPOS. He holds a PhD (1985) in life sciences (vector population ecological genetics) from Université de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences d'Aix-Marseille III, France. His honours include: Etoile d'argent du Mérite National du Mali avec effigie Abeille. He was a member of several WHO/TDR steering committees, the WHO Expert Committee for Vector Biology and Control and several scientific and technical advisory committees of research institutes in Mali and West Africa.
First Names Yeya Tiemoko
Surname Touré
Nationality Mali
Category Fellow
Year of Election 1997
Section 04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Keywords Malaria; lymphatic filariasis; epidemiology and transmission; vector biology; ecology; genetics; resistance to insecticides and control.