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Invitation 30 May 2018 - NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

Prevention and control of infectious diseases outbreaks are important societal challenges that require an integrated and balanced perspective in which human, veterinary, wildlife, and environmental elements and considerations are integrated.

On May 30, The Department of Viroscience is the host of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH). Theme: Global Solutions to One Health Challenges.
In the plenary morning session we will host three keynote lectures by prof. Marc Lecuit from the Institut Pasteur, prof. Mihai Netea from the Radboudmc and dr. Ronald van Rij also from the Radboudmc. In the afternoon, there will be four parallel thematic sessions where the various NCOH perspectives will be highlighted. This will be followed by a rapid poster and pitch session by post docs and PhD's: YOUNG NCOH. And a wrap up by dr. Rik de Swart (Erasmus MC).

Meeting information
Date: 30 May 2018
Time: 10.00 - 17.15 followed by drinks & bites
Location: Life Science & Health Hub - Marconistraat 16, Rotterdam

Check out our programme online here.

Please register here.

Organising committee
This symposium is organised by the NCOH Executive Board:

Prof. Marion Koopmans, Head of the Viroscience Department of the Erasmus Medical Center
Prof. Dick Heederik, Utrecht University (chair)
Prof. Marc Bonten, Utrecht University Medical Center
Dr. Arjen van de Giessen, RIVM
Prof. Andrea Gröne, Utrecht University
Prof. Ludo Hellebrekers, Wageningen University and Research
Prof. Jeroen den Hertog, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
Prof. Menno de Jong, Academic Medical Center
Prof. Ed Kuijper, Leiden University Medical Center
Dr. Annemarie Rebel, Wageningen University and Research
Prof. Heiman Wertheim (Radboudumc)
Prof. Gilles van Wezel, Leiden University

About NCOH
The Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) aims for an integrated One Health approach to tackle the global risk of infectious diseases. NCOH commits to create durable solutions for this major challenge by bundling world-leading academic top research in the Netherlands in the area of One Health. This virtual science-driven institution focuses its efforts on 4 complimentary Strategic Research Themes.

The 4 NCOH Strategic Research Themes are complimentary and interactive. They focus on studying the interactions and connections between human, veterinary, wildlife, and environmental health in pursuit of durable solutions to grand societal challenges requiring a One Health approach.

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gepubliceerd: 26 april 2018

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