Frances E. Edillo

Edillo, Frances E.

Full Professor

[email protected]


B.S. Biology, University of San Carlos
M.S. Biology, Toyama University, 1993
Ph.D. Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, 2003
Post-doctoral program, Harvard School of Public Health

Research Interests:

Vector biology and genetics

Recent Publications:

1. Frentiu, F. D.; Belvis, A. F. V.; Dupont-Rouzeyrol, M.; Edillo, F. E.; Harishchandra, J.; Mariasua, J.; Nguyen, T. T. T.; O’Connor, O.; Santoso, M. S.; Tran, N. T. H.; Yudhaputri, F. A. 2024. Arbovirus research in the Asia-Pacific needs more women in leadership. Lancet Infect. Dis. https://doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(23)00817-4.

2. Edillo, F.; Ymbong, R. R.; Cabahug, M. M.; Labiros, D.; Suycano, M. W.; Lambrechts, L.; Sakuntabhai, A. 2022. Yearly variations of the genetic structure of Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Philippines (2017-2019). Infection Genetics Evolut., 102, 105296.

3. Labiros, D. A.; Catalig, A. M. P.; Ymbong, R. R. J.; Sakuntabhai, A.; Lluisma, A. O.; Edillo, F. E. 2022. Novel and Broadly Applicable Microsatellite Markers in Identified Chromosomes of the Philippine Dengue Mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Medical Entomol

4. Edillo, F. E.; Ymbong, R. R. J.; Bolneo, A. A.; Hernandez, R. J.; Fuentes, B. L.; Cortes, G.; Cabrera, J.; Lazaro, J. E.; Sakuntabhai, A. 2022. Temperature, season, and latitude influence development-related phenotypes of Philippine Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus): Implications for dengue control amidst global warming.  Parasites and Vectors 15: 74.

5. Jamora, E. M. M.; Gines, Z. I. M.; Ceniza, C.; Bacabac, R. G.; Edillo, F. E. 2018. Courtship duet between the female and the male Aedes aegypti queenslandensis (Theobald) (Diptera: Culicidae) under laboratory conditions. Annals Trop. Res. 40(2) doi: 10.32945/atr4022.2018.

6. Undurraga, E. A.; Edillo, F. E.; Erasmo, J. N. V.; Alera, M. T. P.; Yoon, I. K.; Largo, F. M.; Shepard, D. S. 2017. Disease burden of dengue in the Philippines: Adjusting for underreporting by comparing active and passive dengue surveillance in Punta Princesa, Cebu City. Amer. J. Trop. Med. Hygiene 96(4): 887-898.

7. Edillo, F. E.; Sarcos, J. R.; Sayson, S. L. 2015. Natural vertical transmission of dengue viruses in Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in selected sites in Cebu City, Philippines. J. Vector Ecol. 40(2): 282-291.

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