Igor Almeida, Ph.D., The University of Texas at El Paso (image) The University of Texas at El Paso Share Print E-Mail Caption Igor Almeida, Ph.D., faculty in UTEP's Department of Biological Sciences has been researching Chagas for three decades. Credit JR Hernandez Usage Restrictions Please credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.