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Summer School organised at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse (ENVT) from 26 - 30 August 2019, entitled

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


with the participation of ; Fabrice CHANDRE, Sylvie CORNELIE & Nil RAHOLA

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2019

> download the file (in English)


Contact : Isabelle DEME (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)






Dear colleagues,

We are very pleased to inform you that the 2nd WIN international conference on “Integrated approaches and innovative tools for combating insecticide resistance in arbovirus vectors” will be held in October 01 - 03, 2018, at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore.

Please visit the conference website https://www.winsingapore2018.com/ to find all information related to the conference’s venue, registration, abstract submission, scientific programme, keynote speakers and sponsorship.

Note that we have a limited number of slots for oral presentation, so if you are interested in presenting your work, please submit your abstract here at the soonest!

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the organization committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We are looking forward to seeing you in Singapore in October!

On the behalf of the WIN organizing committee,

Sincerely yours,

Claire DUROT
Project Manager - WIN
Tel : +33 (0)4 67 41 63 57

 14th International Conference on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases


6-9 November 2018 | Hotel Melia, Sitges, Spain

Organized by Elsevier, MEEGID XIV will include 10 – 15 plenary lectures, 15 – 20 four hour-specialized symposia, and several poster sessions. Special emphasis will be given to health problems of specific interest to the present world: Zika, tuberculosis, AIDS, malaria, cancer and infectious diseases, to name a few.

Plenary lectures and symposia will also deal with transversal topics, such as population genetics, evolution, speciation, taxonomy, bioinformatics, whole genome sequencing analysis and -omics analyses.

> go to MEEGID webpage

> Contact Mivegec : Michel Tibayrenc




Dear Colleagues,

We are preparing a session on “Surveillance of vectors and vector-borne diseases” as part of the Innovation in Health Surveillance International Forum (InnovSur 2018). The InnovSur 2018, organized jointly with the International Society for Economics and Social Sciences of Animal Health (ISESSAH) Conference, will be held at SupAgro Montpellier, France from Monday 14 to Friday 18 May 2018 (https://www.alphavisa.com/isessah-innovsur/2018/).

Please feel free to browse the web and check the attached flyer. As you will see, the general objectives of InnovSur 2018 are to highlight the innovations in term of health surveillance design and evaluation. The expected outputs of the forum are a technical workshop report and a policy brief to advocate for the needs in research in health surveillance innovations. The forum will allow sufficient brainstorming time, which will be introduced by some key presentations to set the scene for each topic and to engage the discussion.

The “Surveillance of vectors and VBDs” session will take place on 16 May 2018. The Program of the session includes selected talks from key-experts on vectors and VBDs surveillance in the morning, followed by a brainstorming and debate in the evening, in relation to vectors and VBDs surveillance policies.


Preliminary program includes:
- Surveillance of vector and emerging VBDs in Europe, challenges and perspectives. Marieta Braks. National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands.
- Mosquito-borne diseases surveillance in Africa. Mawlouth Diallo, Institute Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal.
- Surveillance of Culicoides-borne diseases. Simon Carpenter. Pirbright Institute, England.
- Aedes vector surveillance aided by citizen science. Frederic Bartomeus. Spanish Research Council, Spain.
- Surveillance and ecology of tick-borne diseases. Annapaola Rizzoli. Edmund Mach Foundation, Trento, Italy.

As part of the joint effort, the ISESSAH conference will also aim to facilitate interactions between researchers in social sciences, economics and health, towards the improvement of decision-making in health policies. The advantages of combining both events will allow for a more efficient interaction between researchers from different fields and geographic origin and thus facilitate an inter-disciplinary approach to the next generation of health surveillance. We welcome you to attend the ISESSAH conference as well as the InnovSur2018 if your time allows.



We are pleased to inform you that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to Monday 12 February 2018 for poster presentations. We invite you to submit an abstract using the online submission form (https://www.alphavisa.com/isessah-innovsur/2018/forms/abstract-submission/#/steps/1). All selected abstracts will be published in the abstract book, provided that the presenting author is registered to the meeting.



Registration is open and can be processed at https://www.alphavisa.com/isessah-innovsur/2018/forms/registration-fees.php


Preliminary program
Please visit the Meeting website (https://www.alphavisa.com/isessah-innovsur/2018/index.php) in order to get information about the preliminary program and other useful information.



The conference may provide participation fees for researchers from LMICs. You can apply for a travel grant until 12 February 2018, but one requirement will be to submit and have an abstract accepted for poster presentation. Notifications will be sent on Friday 2 March 2018.


Should you require any further information or assistance, please contact the administrative secretariat: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Contacts Mivegec : David ROIZ & Marc CHOISY






The Electron Microscopy platform of the University and DIMNP are pleased to announce the volume EM conference which will take place at the new "Fac de Medecine" (close to tram station Occitanie) on December 14-15th.

Volume EM is a set of methods that allow to obtain high resolution 3D ultrastructural data, using scanning electron microscopy coupled to different automatic serial sectioning techniques. With these methods it is now possible to obtain high resolution 3D data within a few hours or days. Volume EM is of rapidly growing interest at the international level with applications in many fields of research.

During the conference, high level scientists and application developers will present the principles of these methods and selected examples of applications for research.

A "zebrafish challenge" has also been proposed to different microscope manufacturers, for which they had to image an imposed portion of zebrafish embryo using the equipment of their choice. The objective will be to analyse the results obtained in conditions close to "real research". The data will be presented and commented at the end of the conference, highlighting advantages and limits of each type of method.

The conference will be entirely in English. Inscription is free, you can get more information and fill in the registration form HERE

For any question, please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Mivegec : Yvon STERKERS



Le Réseau ouest africain Anthropologie des Epidémies Emergentes (RAEE), la Chaire Unesco de Bioéthique (CUB) de l’Université Alassane Ouattara (UAO), les unités Mivegec et TransVIHMI de l'Institut de Recherche pour le Développement organisent, avec le soutien du Département Santé et Sociétés de l’IRD, une journée d'étude en anthropologie le jeudi 07 décembre 2017 dans l’amphithéâtre de pharmacie sur le campus de l’Université Félix Houphouêt Boigny à Abidjan sur le thème :

Expériences des populations en période épidémique : analyse comparée au décours d’Ebola


Vous trouverez des informations de plus en plus détaillées au cours des prochains jours ici.


Vous trouverez une affiche d’annonce de cette journée, une ébauche de  programme, le formulaire d’inscription et la présentation des objectifs et du thème de la journée ici.


L'inscription est gratuite mais obligatoire. Elle se fait en remplissant le formulaire ci-joint qui devra être envoyé par mail auprès du comité d’organisation à l’adresse: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact : Marc EGROT





14th International Meeting on Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics of Infectious Diseases (MEEGID XIV), to be held at Melia Sitges,  Sitges, Spain, 6-9 November 2018.


In Sitges, we will celebrate the 14th consecutive conference in the series. Over the years, since its first session held at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta in 1996, the content of the congress has changed to reflect the progress made in the rapidly evolving field of genetics and evolution of transmissible diseases.

As before, the aim of the MEEGID congress series is to disrupt compartmentalization among scientists of different disciplines, and bring them in contact with other scientists that are not directly related to their own field of expertise. In order to do this, the MEEGID conferences feature plenary lectures of broad relevance. Attendees are warmly encouraged to attend talks in different disciplines to encourage the emergence of fruitful multidisciplinary collaborations.


> see webpage


> Contact: Michel TIBAYRENC



Nous avons le plaisir de vous informer de la tenue d'un workshop international intitulé

Insecticide resistance in vectors of emerging arboviruses: challenge and prospects for vector control


qui aura lieu à Rio de Janeiro, au Brésil du 5 au 7 Décembre 2016 (voir plus).


Ce workshop est organisé conjointement par l'IRD, le CNRS, et l'institut FIOCRUZ dans le cadre des activités du réseau international WIN* piloté par l’IRD (http://win-network.ird.fr/). N’hésitez pas à nous contacter si vous souhaitez participer à cet événement ou pour plus d'information à ce sujet: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


* Le réseau WIN (Worldwide Insecticide resistance Network), piloté par l’IRD réunit des chercheurs de 16 institutions internationales, dont le CNRS et l’Institut Pasteur de la Guyane afin de suivre et contenir les résistances aux insecticides chez les vecteurs d’arboviroses à l'échelle mondiale.


The WIN Project Office Dr. V Corbel, Dr. J-P David, C. Durot




MEEGID XIII : Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium 10-13/05/2016


The aim of the MEEGID congress series is to disrupt compartmentalization among scientists of different disciplines, and bring them in contact with other scientists that are not directly related to their own field of expertise. In order to do this, the MEEGID conferences feature plenary lectures of broad interest. Attendees are warmly encouraged to attend talks in different disciplines to encourage the emergence of fruitful multidisciplinary collaborations. Together, the MEEGID congress series and its companion journal, Infection, Genetics and Evolution represent a unique forum for cross-fertilization between evolutionary science in the broad sense and biomedical research on infectious diseases.


> MEEGID home page



Contact : Michel Tibayrenc












  • Organizing committee

Frédérique Brenière (IRD, France), Fernando Abad-Franch (Fiocruz, Brazil), Rodrigo Gurgel-Gonçalves (UnB, Brazil), Christian Barnabé (IRD, France)


  • International steering group & editorial board

Frédérique Brenière, Christian Barnabé, Philippe Brémond, Fernando Abad-Franch


  • Local organizing committee

Rodrigo Gurgel-Gonçalves (UnB, Brazil)


  • Official languages

English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.


  • Sponsors

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD); UnB; Fiocruz


  • Workshop objectives


  • To provide a better understanding of the current epidemiological status of Chagas disease in the Amazon, discussing the impact of environmental changes and how to integrate public health and social features for a better management of the disease. This will be done through three Scientific Sessions:
    • Chagas disease ecology in Amazonia: vectors, reservoirs, habitats, and transmission
    • Anthropogenic environmental change and Chagas disease eco-epidemiology
    • Human societies, perceptions and practices


  • To discuss and develop improved research approaches and disease prevention strategies. This will be done through Working Groups:
    • Research needs and strategies
    • Disease prevention strategies: prospects and future trends


  • To deliver a document summarizing the meetings' conclusions and recommendations
  • To formally constitute a scientific network for infectious disease research in Amazonia
  • To define potential work packages for further call proposals


Acknowledgements: The Organizing Committee would like to thank the sponsoring organizations for their contributions in support of this Workshop






-       Ana Jansen, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

-       Analia Fagundes Gomes, SESAU, Palmas, Tocantins

-       Anita Villacis, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

-       Antonio Teixeira, Universidade Brasília, Brasília, Brazil

-       Christian Barnabé , MIVEGEC, IRD, France

-       Christine Aznar, Institut Pasteur, Cayenne, France

-       Danielle Midja, ESPACE-DEV, IRD, France

-       Elenild Goes, Universidade Federal de São Paulo – UNIFESP, Brazil

-       Fernando Abad Franch, FIOCRUZ, Manaus, Brazil

-       Fernando Monteiro, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

-       Frédérique Brenière, MIVEGEC, IRD, France

-       Jean-Pierre Dujardin, MIVEGEC, IRD, France

-       Marcelo Aguilar, Universidad Central, Quito, Ecuador

-       Marcos Obara, Universidade Brasília, Brasília, Brazil

-       Nicole Gottdenker, Department of Pathology, University of Georgia, USA

-       Renato Vieira Alves, Ministério da Saúde, Brasília, Brazil

-       Rodrigo Gurgel-Gonçalves, Universidade de Brasília, Brasilia, Brazil

-       Soraya Santos, Ministério da Saude, Brasília, Brazil

-       Susana Revollo, SELADIS, La Paz, Bolivia

-       Walter Souza Santos, Instituto Evandro Chagas, Belém, Brazil



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Global Dengue : challenges and promises


The Ministry of Public Health of Thailand is organizing the Third International Conference on Dengue and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever 2013 (Dengue 2013). The conference will be held on 21-23 October 2013 at The Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme of this conference is “Global Dengue: Challenges and Promises”.

Building on the highly successful conferences held previously in Chiang Mai (2001) and Phuket (2008), this international conference will bring together leading scientists, clinicians, researchers, and scholars with a common interest and concern in the global situation of dengue, and will provide a venue for conference participants to exchange research findings, clinical experiences, encountered challenges and solutions in dengue treatment and control.

The goal of this conference is to enhance cross-disciplinary collaboration between delegates with different backgrounds and experiences, with the ultimate goal of improving the health of neglected world population affected by dengue, one of the fastest growing health burdens the world is facing.


Go further: the conference’s website: http://www.dengue2013bangkok.com


Contact : Vincent CORBEL