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Cohort 4

Dr Iman Brema Hassaballa Dawelbeit, Sudan

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Iman is an assistant professor in the department of medical entomology at the faculty of public and environmental health, University of Kordofan, Sudan. She also serves as the head of the medical entomology department and has been involved in developing the higher diploma and Master of Science curricula at the same faculty and institution.

She has supervised 12 graduate students and has published five articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as one book chapter. Her research focuses on developing new eco-friendly tools for monitoring and controlling disease vectors (sandflies and mosquito populations), as well as investigating the chemical signals that drive their behaviour in their surrounding environment.

Iman holds a Ph.D. in Entomology (Insect Behavioral and Chemical Ecology) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, a Master of Science in Medical Entomology and Vector Control from the University of Gezira, Sudan, and a bachelor’s degree in Public and Environmental Health from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Kordofan, Sudan.