(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Raul Augusto Loayzo Muro

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Loayzo Muro Raul Augusto Peru Born on 7 march 1975 in Lima, Peru
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Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University: Licentiate in Biology (2001).

Scholarly work and publications: 

Metal-induced shifts in benthic macroinvertebrate community composition in Andean high altitude streams. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29(12), 2761–2768. R. Loayza- Muro, R. Elías-Letts, J. Marticorena-Ruiz, J. Palomino, J.F. Duivenvoorden, M.H.S. Kraak and W. Admiraal (2010).

Ecotoxicidad de metales en el bivalvo dulceacuicola Anodontites trapesialis y su potencial uso en el biomonitoreo de ambientes acuaticos en la Amazonia peruana. In: Herkovits, J. (ed.) Química y Toxicología Ambiental en América Latina. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry – SETAC, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Loayza-Muro, R., y Elías-Letts, R. (2009).

Responses of the mussel Anodontites trapesialis (Unionidae) to environmental stressors: effect of pH, temperature and metals on filtration rate. Environmental Pollution, 149:209-215. Loayza Muro, R and Elias-Letts. (2007).

Influence of Leishmania (Viannia) Species on the Response to Antimonial Treatment in Patients with American Tegumentary Leishmaniasis. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 195: 1846-1851. / acids. Bulletin of Entomological Research 921: 25-33. J. Arevalo, L. Ramirez, V. Adaui, M.Zimic, G. Tuolliano, C. Miranda-Verastegui, M. Lazo, R. Loayza Muro, S. De Doncker, A. Maurer, F. Chappuis, J-C. Dujardin and A. Llanos – Cuentas (2007).