The Swedish Research Council (VR) has prolonged the funding of NDPIA until 2020. Currently there are 234 NDPIA members (156 PhD students and 78 postdocs) and several upcoming courses are in the pipe-line for 2017 – please access http://ndpia.se/current_events/ for information on future activities (more to come). Also please forward www.ndpia.se and information about the programme to relevant contacts.
Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed (Dept. of Clinical Microbiology, Virology, Umeå University) will defend his thesis “Rift Valley Fever: Challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the "One Health" approach.” 22 November 2016 at 9 a.m. in NUS 6M, Laboratoriecentrum, Betula, Umeå University.
Maria Furberg (Dept. of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Dept. of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University) will defend her thesis “Towards the limits – Climate Change Aspects of Life and Health in Northern Sweden. Studies of tularemia and regional experiences of changes in the environment.” 18 November 2016 at 9 a.m. in Sal A 9th floor, Tandläkarhögskolan.