Alfonso Dampf

Fellow: Awarded 1934

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 11-20-1884

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1934

Appointed from Mexico:

DAMPF, ALFONSO:  Appointed for taxonomical, morphological and biological studies of the Blackflies, Simuliidae, of Mexico, in relation to the transmission of Onchocercosis, chiefly at the United States National Museum, and also in Mexico; tenure, six months from October 1, 1934.

Born November 20, 1884, in Esthonia. Education: University of Königsberg, Ph.D., 1909.

Second Assistant, 1907–13, First Assistant, 1913, 1919–23, Zoölogical Institute and Museum, University of Königsberg; Colonial Entomologist, 1913–19, German East Africa; Professor of Agricultural Parasitology, 1923–24, Agricultural College, Mexico; Professor of Parasitology and Tropical Diseases, 1925–27, University of Mexico; Chief of the Department of Research and Head of the Entomological Laboratory, 1927—, Federal Bureau of Agricultural Defense of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Mexico.

Publications:  Articles in Schriften Physikalisch-Oekonomische Gesellschaft, Horae Societatis Rossicae, Entomologische Zeitschrift Iris, Zeitschrift Wissenschaftliche Insektenbiologie, Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift, Centralblatt für Bakteriologie, Zoölogischer Anzeiger, Deutsche Entomologische Nationalbibliothek, Zoölogische Jahrbücher, Jahrbücher Nassauischer Verein für Naturkunde, Revue Russe d’Entomologie, Bercàte Botanische-Zoölogischer Verein Rheinland-Westfalen, Nova Acta Leopold Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher, Korrespondenzblatt Rigaer Naturforscher-Verien, EntomologischeMitteilungern, Mitteilungen Fische-rei-Verein Brandenburg, Argeiten Biologische Reichsanstalt, Beitraege zur Kunde Estalnds, Sitzungsberichte Naturforscher-Gesellschaft Dorpat, Zeitschrift füMorphologie und Oekologie derTiere, Revista Mexicana de Biologia Boletín Departament Aslubridad Publica, Mexico Forestal, Oficina para la Defensa Agricola, Junosta, Proceedings IV. International Congress of Entomology, Medicina, El Mexico Antiguo, Science, Irrigación en Mexico.