[Leish-l] Fwd: Alda Falcão (1924-2019)

Mário Steindel mario.steindel at ufsc.br
Tue Sep 3 14:42:18 -03 2019

Dear Sinval. I think her passed at August 31 2019. Mário

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Em 3 de set de 2019, à(s) 13:02, Leishmania News <leishnews at gmail.com> escreveu:

> Dear colleagues,
> Sadly, Alda Falcão one of Brazil’s most talented leaders in sand fly
> taxonomy and an international reference, passed away on 31st September 2019
> in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Her classical work with Almilcar
> Viana Martins and Paul Williams led to the publication of their memorable
> and pioneering book “American Sandflies” that contained important revisions
> and descriptions of many New World phlebotomine species. We fondly remember
> for forever her dedication, enthusiasm, good humor and humility. It was
> indeed a privilege to have known her both in her laboratory and at
> scientific venues such as the ISOPS, Worldleish and Entomol meetngs.
> The medical entomology and leishmaniasis community pay tribute to this very
> special colleague.
> Sinval Brandão Filho
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