Disease Ecology Symposium and Training: 28 Nov - 2 Dec in Thailand

Organised by the Tropical Disease Research Center, Mahidol University, Kanchanaburi Campus.

The main venue for the symposium and training is the Tropical Disease Research Centre (TDRC), Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University Kanchanaburi Campus (MUKA), Sai Yok, Kanchanaburi, Thailand.


Biodiversity & Disease Ecology Symposium: 28th- 29th November 2022 Topics:

  • Disease Ecology

  • Biodiversity & Health

  • Conservation Medicine

  • Wildlife Research Ethics and Biosafety

  • Special Panel Session: Role of Protected Areas in Zoonosis Prevention and Surveillance


Rodent Study Field Training Workshop: 30th Nov – 3rd December 2022 Topics:

  • Field rodent sampling with capture-mark-recapture approach (rodent trapping, data recording, camera trapping and etc.)

  • Animal handling, individual permanent tagging and specimen collection

  • Ectoparasite investigation

  • Rodent-borne zoonotic pathogens

  • Database management and data analysis using R freeware


Application criteria and pre-condition:

  • Applicants are required to apply through the FSPI – OneHealthSEA program 2021-2022 supporting the eligible countries: Lao PDR, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam and Philippines.

  • The applicants could be post-graduate students, researchers, scientists or other specific professions (e.g., veterinarian, forester, ranger, parasitologist, entomologist, microbiologist, public health officer, epidemiologist, environmentalist and etc.), who are interested in disease ecology, biodiversity monitoring, One Health and other related fields.

  • The applicants who are awarded the grant are required to present at least one scientific poster to exhibit their current research or activity in the domain.


Please send applications (CV and motivation letter) to serge.morand@umontpellier.fr