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Post-doc Martha Dellar vertelt over haar onderzoek

Welke impact hebben de veranderingen in het klimaat op de muggen en vogels in Nederland en welke virussen dragen zij bij zich? One Health PACT Post-doc onderzoeker Martha Dellar werkt voor Leiden Universiteit & Deltares en ontwikkelde vier toekomstscenario’s voor hoe Nederland er in...

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The Hour (‘Het Uur’) with virologist Marion Koopmans

A podcast from the NRC with One Health PACT coordinator Prof. Marion Koopmans. “The last three years feel like a rollercoaster. Deploying everything you know and actually more than that. To be better prepared for new pandemics and disasters in the future, it is important to reflect on what...

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Preparing for the next pandemic

Infectious diseases which cause epidemics and pandemics are on the rise An eminent panel of disease detectives – including One Health PACT coordinator prof. Marion Koopmans – spells out why the risks are increasing and most importantly, what we can do to predict, prepare and protect ourselves...

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Mosquito bite more dangerous due to global warming

Mosquito bites cause a lot of itching in the Netherlands, but fortunately not viral diseases. With the warming climate, however, that may change. What can we do about it? “The emphasis is on prevention”.  “Together we are getting the West Nile virus under control....

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Publication | Evaluation of the use of alternative sample types for mosquito-borne flavivirus surveillance: Using Usutu virus as a model

Nnomzie C.Atama, Irina V.Chestakova, Erwinde Bruin, Tijs J. van den Berg, Emmanuelle Munger, ChantalReusken, Bas B.Oude Munnink, Henkvan der Jeugd, Judith M.A.van den Brand, Marion P.G.Koopmans, Reina S.Sikkema. Highlights The study examined the use of less invasive alternative samples for...

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Two post-doc positions in Spain

Below you can find two job descriptions for two post-doc positions working on vector-borne diseases in Spain. We are seeking two postdoctoral researchers to incorporate during 2023 to our research team at Estación Biológica de Doñana (Seville, southern Spain). We offer two two-year...

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One Health PACT / Avans – Lab-students

13 3rd year Biology and Laboratorial Research students are till the end of January working on OHPACT-related projects within Avans under the supervision of teachers with One Health PACT as their client in the minor bio-informatics. Within this part of the curriculum of the bachelor education, project...

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November 3 2022 – One Health Day! One Planet, One Health.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how extremely vulnerable the world is when unforeseen infectious disease events occur. As the majority of emerging infectious diseases originate in animals, we have to think ánd act from  a multi-disciplinary One Health approach and recognize that the health...

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This project 'Preparing for vector-borne virus outbreaks in a changing world: a One Health Approach' (NWA. 1160.1S.210) is (partly) financed by the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

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