From March 2-4, 2020, the „Fifth Southern German Tick Congress“ will take place at University of Hohenheim.

This congress will address diverse topics like

  • biology, morphology, physiology and ecology of ticks,
  • tick control strategies
  • tick borne diseases of human and veterinary interest (e.g. Rickettsia, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, Babesia, Coxiella, Borrelia, Francisella and viruses e.g. TBE virus

Especially young scientists are invited to present their first contributions, and these presentations will be awarded. In addition to lectures, posters will be presented. The congress language is German; however, contributions held in English are also welcome. Deadline for lectures and posters is February 15, 2020.

On the home page scientists can register (deadline is January 20, 2020) and can find several hotels close to the University campus.

The „Fourth Southern German Tick Congress“, March 12-14, 2018 has been discussed in the Newsletter March 2018.

Author: Dr. Michael Bröker

Michael Bröker is a microbiologist/biochemist by training. He has more than 35 years of experience in the field of biotechnology and vaccinology while working for various pharmaceutical companies. He also worked as curator and expert in committees of foundations, scientific boards and associations as well as for companies.

Compiled: September 2019

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