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Entomology Summer School, 6 - 10 July, 2020, National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France


Deadline:

April 15, 2020

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Event Date:

July 06, 2020 - July 10, 2020


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Entomology Summer School

"Hands on" Course on Arthropods of Medical and Veterinary Significance: A global perspective, from theory to practice

The Parasitology and Entomology team at The National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France, is holding a five day Entomology Summer Course on the 6 to 10 July 2020. The course will highlight topics such as arthropod-borne diseases, resistance in arthropod populations, control tools, principles of laboratory rearing and morphological identification of arthropods of medical and veterinary importance.

The course will encompass several arthropod groups, namely sandflies, mosquitoes, Culicoides midges, Tabanidae, Muscidae, fleas, bedbugs, ticks and sarcoptic mites. Lectures will generally take place in the morning, while the afternoon will be dedicated to laboratory and field work.

The Parasitology and Entomology team at the National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France, organizes an entomology course which will be held from the 06th to 10th of July 2020. The course will highlight topics such as arthropod-borne diseases, resistance in arthropod populations, control tools, principles of laboratory rearing and morphological identification of arthropods of medical and veterinary importance. The course will encompass several arthropod groups, namely sand flies, mosquitoes, midges (Culicoides spp.), Tabanidae, Muscidae, fleas, bedbugs, sarcoptic mites and ticks Lectures will generally take place in the morning, while the afternoon will be dedicated to laboratory and field work. 

Language: The official language of the course will be English

Number of participants: maximum 15

Target participants: EVPC residents and diplomates, postgraduate (MSc, PhD) students, PostDoc scientists, research fellows, entomologists, laboratory staff. 

Vetoquinol-SFP Young Scientist Award:

Supported by the veterinary pharmaceutical multinational firm Vetoquinol, in partnership with the French Society of Parasitology (SFP), this grant will cover the accommodation and travel expenses (sponsored by Vetoquinol) and registration fees (courtesy of SFP).

The Young Scientist Award aims to support the work of a young PhD student from a Low and/or Middle Income Country for her/his outstanding contribution to the field of medical and veterinary entomology.

Candidates should fulfil the following criteria:

- be under the age of 35 years;

- be a PhD student at the time of application;

- come from a Low and/or Middle Income Country;

- must have authored at least one publication in international peer-reviewed journals as part of their PhD project and taken part to relevant scientific activities in the field of parasitology.

To apply, please provide a CV, list of publications and oral communications, the name of two referees and a motivation letter. All documents must be provided in English and sent to Emilie Bouhsira.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


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Publish Date
February 16, 2020




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