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Croucher Summer Course - new deadline for applications: 5 April 2018

New deadline for applications: 5 April 2018

This new course series will address the grand challenges of containing emerging viral infections with an inclusive One-Health approach combining the fields of animal and human health. Special emphasis will be placed on discussing cutting-edge approaches (such as the use of “omics” tools and the harnessing of big data) to investigate the interspecies transmission of pathogens, a major threat to human health.

Emerging Viral Infections

The One-Health Approach

Date: 1 – 7 July 2018

All applications should be submitted through the dedicated portal:

This course is open to postgraduate students, MD, DVM, postdoctoral fellows and young scientists from Hong Kong and overseas.

Registration fees (HKD3,000) include accommodation (on sharing twin basis) and lunch (canteen-style).

For more information please contact Course Secretariat at


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