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Report of EWDA introduction seminar at University of Lisbon

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.

Introduction EWDA event

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

Miguel_EWDA introduction

If you have any further questions on this event or of you wish to read a bit more about any of these subjects, please email us: fauna.fmv@gmail.com.

We are currently organising the 3rd International FAUNA Conference, please check our new website for more information: congressofauna.wordpress.com


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