16th annual Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)

The 16th annual EEID conference will be held from 29th May to 1st June, 2018 at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. VectorBase will participate presenting a poster titled 'VectorBase : PopBio Map – open data for vector biology'.

This year’s conference will focus on four themes:

  1. Disease control interventions and real world applications of disease ecology and evolution
  2. Host shifts and disease emergence
  3. Genomics & big data in disease ecology and evolution
  4. Within-host dynamics: co-infection to wild immunology

Introduction to bioinformatics resources for vector genomics studies

The Infravec2 training opportunity 'Introduction to bioinformatics resources for vector genomics studies' is currently accepting applications from students, postdocs and beyond. Visit the project website to learn more about the course syllabus (click here) and see the attached flyer (pdf).

VectorBase workshop and talk @ Entomol 7 and MedTrop 2018

We are invited to the 54th Brazilian Congress of Tropical Medicine (MEDTROP, click here for details.) and to its satellite meeting Entomol7 (click here for details.). We will participate with a talk and a VectorBase workshop.

Both the VectorBase workshop and the talk will be in English.

Anastasia Mosquito Control District 15th annual meeting in conjunction with a workshop and other events

The Anastasia Mosquito Control District (AMCD) 15th Annual arbovirus surveillance and mosquito control workshop, in conjunction with the Northeast 1443 Regional Project’s 4th Annual Meeting and the Florida Mosquito Control Association Northeast Regional Meeting, is being held at AMCD's new Base Station Complex:

Anastasia Mosquito Control District of St. Johns County

120 EOC Drive

St. Augustine, FL 32092

(904) 471-3107


Dr. Robert M. Waterhouse (Assistant Professor, University of Lausanne, Switzerland) will be teaching a 1-day workshop for the graduate students in the Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology Masters programme, at the Imperial College London. This outreach event will take place on Friday, 16th of February. The attendees will learn about VectorBase tools and resources, and gain practical experience of conducting gene manual annotations with Apollo.

Virtual lab meetings

From February to April and again from September to November this year (2018), we are going to provide up to 1-hour private webinars during your lab meetings to interested groups. This is a space for you to ask VectorBase questions that would help with your research interest, at any stage of your project. If you would like to nominate your lab please follow this link to sign up (or here if you are in China).

VectorBase 2018 webinar series: Species/group specific

If you want to learn more about VectorBase data and tools, or to know when and which resources are available with an emphasis to a species or group, this VectorBase webinar series is for you. The topics to be discussed will include:

Colombian Society of Entomology (SOCOLEN) 45th Annual Meeting

We are invited to the 45th Colombian Society of Entomology (SOCOLEN) Annual Meeting. We will participate in these two events:

The meeting official language is Spanish.

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 67th Annual Meeting

We are going to the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), which takes place this year in New Orleans, Luisiana, USA, October 28 - November 1, 2018. Click here for the meeting website.

VectorBase workshop and talk @ 2018 ESA Annual Meeting (Entomology 2018)

We will be attending the Entomological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting, which this year is in conjunction with the Entomological Society of Canada (ESC) and Entomological Society of British Columbia (ESBC). Click here for details. We will participate with a talk (Tuesday, Nov 13, 9:30 am - 12:12 pm) and a VectorBase (independently organized) workshop.


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