Conference: Joint 12th STVM & 8th TTP Congress

A call for abstracts has recently been issed for the joint international conference of the Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (STVM-12) and Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens (TTP-8) being held from 24 to 29 August, 2014, in Cape Town, South Africa.

The organisers say: “Whether your interests lie in basic or applied research in the fields of risk assessment and management of vectors and vector-borne diseases in human and veterinary health, this conference is a must for 2014. We would especially like to encourage young scientists to join the conference and present their work during the special STVM session for young scientists, as well as network with peers and other stakeholders to advance collaboration and research quality. The STVM-12 and TTP-8 conference will offer leading scientific research in human and animal health covering topics exploring the host/vector/pathogen interface.”

The topics will include:

  • Globalisation and Zoonotic Diseases
  • Vaccine discovery and development
  • Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
  • Host-vector-pathogen interactions
  • Genetics / Genomics / Transcriptomics
  • Viral / Bacterial diseases
  • Natural products in Veterinary Medicine
  • Economics / Translational Technology
  • Wildlife Diseases / Conservation Medicine
  • Trypanosomiasis

 More details are available from the conference website: Joint 12th STVM & 8th TTP Congress

Published: 16/10/2013

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