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Koopmans member of the American National Academy of Sciences

Professor of Virology Prof. Marion Koopmans has been elected an international member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). This is an American independent, non-profit association of approximately 2,600 American and 537 international leading scientists, including approximately 190 Nobel Prize...

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Reminder: 30 May – NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting

NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 2024: Microbiology, food, and our changing climate: Consequences, challenges and solutions. Join the NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting to get up to speed with the latest developments and meet fellow NCOH colleagues on 30 May. This year the meeting is hosted by Amsterdam...

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DYVS seminar Wednesday 17 April 16:00h

It’s almost time for a new DYVS seminar Wednesday 17 April at 16:00! We would like to introduce you to the two speakers and their research: Eleanor Marshall (Erasmus MC) will be talking about Usutu virus vs West Nile virus: insights into neurovirulence and neuroinvasion. “My project...

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Masterclass Mosquito Alert-project

On March 22nd, 85 students from Technasium high schools Porteum from Lelystad, Dongemondcollege from Raamsdonkveer, CSG Prins Maurits from Middelharnis, Schaersvoorde from Aalten and Eligant Lyceum from Zutphen gathered to attend the Masterclass Mosquito Alert-project at Avans Hogeschool in Breda.  The...

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Recap OHP Meeting March 2024

On Tuesday, March 19th, the One Health PACT meeting took place in Wageningen. During the introduction presentation, we discussed the next steps for synthesizing outcomes of OHPACT and planned for follow-up funding. We also introduced the risk pathway and explored how we could utilize it for the...

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International Summer School 2024

Join us for the International Summer School 2024 One health approaches to study climate sensitive infectious diseases ! 🌿 📅 Date and Place: August 12 – 16, 2024 • PDPC/Erasmus Medical Centre; Rotterdam; The Netherlands  Are you ready to dive into...

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Introducing new One Health PACT / Avans – Lab-students!

Three Biology and Laboratorial Research students from Avans are working for the next six months on OHPACT-related projects under the supervision of teachers with OHPACT. Within this part of the curriculum of the bachelor education, project based learning is essential. Jens Verhoeve ...

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International recognition for Mosquito Alert at WSA Awards

Source: CEAB The World Summit Awards (WSA) recognize digital solutions that contribute to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The citizen science project Mosquito Alert has been awarded as a digital solution with social impact in the category of “Smart Settlements and Urbanization”. The citizen...

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Mosquito Alert receives an Honorary Mention in 2023

In 2023 the Mosquito Alert App – a citizen science projects which is also spread to citizens in the Netherlands by One Health PACT –  received an Honorary Mention. Source: ARS Electronica Community intelligence for mosquito-borne disease preparedness and response Vector management...

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Mosquito and larvae separated in the city

For dutch: read below Temporary water puddles in the city form a good habitat for mosquito larvae. Source: Bioniews Adult mosquitoes prefer green areas in Leiden; eggs and larvae opt for gray. While adult specimens of the common mosquito in the city prefer parks, larvae and eggs of this...

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