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Dear colleagues,

We kindly invite you to participate at the Workshop on Arthropod-Borne Diseases –
diseases transmitted by ticks, mites, fleas, and lice which will take place on 29-30 September 2015 organized by the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute and Fraunhofer Institute Leipzig (IZI).


Conference room Sachsen of the Fraunhofer-Institut für Zelltherapie und Immunologie IZI, Perlickstr. 1, 04103 Leipzig, Germany


  • pathogens in arthropds from natural and anthropized ecosystems
  • Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Coxiella burnetii
  • Q fever
  • Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, Babesia, and other pathogens
  • diagnostic methods
  • vaccine development
  • pest management

Conference language


Abstract submission

Oral presentations and posters are welcome.


The abstract in English shall be sent in Word format, 1-3 complete pages, format A4, 210x297 mm, Trebuchet MS, 12 pt., 1.5 spaced. The page margins shall be set at: 30 mm – left, 15 mm – right, top and bottom – 25 mm.

The title of the abstract shall be in capital letters, centered, the words of the headings shall not be separated in two lines. Authors: the first name of the female participants will be written in complete form, the male participants will only write the initials. Below the author(s) the affiliation, city, country and e-mail will be indicated. The main text follows after a double space. The number of the authors per abstract shall not exceed six. The abstracts will be presented in English.
The submission shall be made electronically.

Deadline for submission: 31.07.2015


The registration shall be made electronically. 

Registration fee 

The fee (50 €) includes the conference volume, lunch, and soft Drinks.

Recipient:     Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
Bank:           Sparkasse Jena Saale Holzland
IBAN – No.:  DE85 8305 3030 0000 1521 45

Reference:    Arthropod Workshop

Please, do not wait too long to register as we have a strict capacity limitation of 40 participants!