Role: Proceedings Coordinator
Affiliation: UCL, UK
Dr Juan Beltran is postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction working with Dr Patty Kostkova at University College London. His main interest is the use of Big Data Analysis to understand fundamental questions in the ecology and evolution of tropical organisms including plants, viruses and mosquitoes. He is also interested in the use of mobile technology to empower people to fight and stop the spread of tropical diseases, in particular in the Americas. He is currently working on the ZIKΛ system that will help local people to fight and stop the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil.