Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Tick Identification

when 29 July 2013 - 2 August 2013
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 1450

Ticks and tick-borne diseases affect animal and human health worldwide. Tick identification and molecular recognition of pathogens in ticks, which will be addressed in the follow up course Molecular Recognition of Tick-Borne Pathogens, are key elements in disease outbreak investigations and field surveys. In this intensive practical laboratory course of 1 week students will learn how to identify ticks from all continents and perform tick dissections.

Course leader

Michiel Wijnveld

Target group

Advanced MSc students with the ambition to embark on PhD research related to ticks and tick-borne diseases and for PhD students to support their ongoing research on ticks and tick-borne diseases.

Course aim

Each student will have gained knowledge on tick taxonomy and will be able to preform tick dissections.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 1450: Course + course materials + housing

EUR 1250: Course + course materials


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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