Certificate course in Arbovirology, Rickettsiology and Arthropod Containment

April 16 – 25, 2018

Course Coordinator: Saravanan Thangamani

Contributing Faculty: Nikos Vasilakis, Donald Bouyer , Saravanan Thangamani


Theory Modules

Arbovirology • Rickettsiology • Arthropod Biosafety

Practicum Modules

Mock experiments with mosquito and tick-borne viruses, and tick-borne rickettsia

Vector (mosquito and tick) manipulation in containment laboratories

Vector (mosquito and tick) competency and transmission analysis


University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas

Additional Information

Prerequisites: BS in Biological Sciences

Selection Criteria: Letters of reference (3), individual interview, relevant experience, and letter of justification from the candidate

Submission Deadline: January 30, 2018

For More Information & Application Submission: Email  sathanga@utmb.edu

No CHARGE for the Course

Accommodation will be provided

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