Research Grants (last 10 years):
2008-2010, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) German-Palestinian-Israeli trilateral project on leishmaniasis in Israel and the West Bank.
2008-2010, US Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB) – Control of Phlebotomine sand flies in military installations.
2008-2012, Israel Science Foundation, Emergence of Zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Israel (Co-PI G. Baneth).
2009-2016, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Ecology and Transmission Dynamics of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Ethiopia. Initiator of project, PI and group leader.
2011-2014 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) German-Palestinian-Israeli trilateral project on leishmaniasis in Israel and the West Bank. Israeli PI and group leader.
2012-2014 Integrated Control of Leishmanisis in Ecuador. Grant to Universidad Central del Ecuador, Quito [9 months Sabbatical].
2012-2015 Hebrew university of Jerusalem & the São Paulo research foundation (FAPESP). Do humans comprise a significant source of infection for the sand fly vectors of visceral leishmaniasis in North-Eastern Brazil?
2014-2017 Control of the sand fly vectors of Leishmania tropica: Insecticidal spraying and feeding hyraxes on baits laced with insecticide.The Israeli ministry for Environmental Protection.
2015-2019 Urbanization of Visceral Leishmanisis in Brazil: Behavioral and ecological adaptations of the vector sand fly, Lutzomyia longipalpis to urban environments. Science without borders: The Brazilian scientific mobility program at CNPq/MCT. Sponsored by Patricia Sampaio Tavares Veras. Centro de Pesquisas Gonçalo Moniz, FioCruz Salvador – BA, Brazil.