Introduction seminar of the EWDA on Sept. 23 2014 organized by Miguel Veiga and his FAUNA team at Lisbon University
On the 23rd september, about 60 students and recent graduates from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon, attended the “Introductive seminar” organised by FAUNA. The speakers consisted of colleagues who worked with wildlife or exotic animals for their final thesis research projects, most of which presented very recently.
This was the program:
17:45 Introduction to the European Wildlife Disease Association – Miguel Veiga
18:00 Asian elephants parasitology project in Myanmar – Dr. Diogo Santos
18:20 How can Veterinary Medicine support Conservation – Dra. Margarida Simões
18:35 Blood parasites in birds of prey – Dra. Márcia Viana
19:00 15 min Intervalo
19:15 Study of intestinal parasites of Herpestes ichneumon and other wild carnivores in Portugal – Dra. Carolina Lopes
19:30 Characterization of malaria infection on penguins kept in zoological collections, Oceanogràfic Valência – Dr. Miguel Grilo
19:45 Closing session
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