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Workshop on Arthropod-Borne Diseases

16-17 November 2017 in Jena

Dear colleagues,

We kindly invite you to participate at the Workshop on Arthropod-Borne Diseases transmitted by ticks, mites, fleas, and lice which will take place on 16-17 November 2017 organized by the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut and the Fraunhofer Institute Leipzig (IZI).

Dr. Klaus Henning
NRL Q-Fieber
FLI Jena

Prof. Dr. Cornelia Silaghi
Institut für Infektionsmedizin,
FLI Riems

Dr. Gustavo R. Makert dos Santos
Fraunhofer IZI

General Information


Federal Research Institute for Animal Health
Conference Room
Naumburger Straße 96a
07743 Jena, Germany 


  • Epidemiology of pathogens in arthropods from natural and  anthropized ecosystems 
  • Lyme Disease: Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Q fever: Coxiella burnetii 
  • Other Tick-borne pathogens: AnaplasmaEhrlichiaBabesia, etc. 
  • Other pathogens transmitted by mites, fleas and lice: RickettsiaBartonella, etc. 
  • Diagnostic methods
  • Vaccine development
  • Pest management

Conference language


Abstract submission

Oral presentations and posters are welcome.


Abstracts in English should be sent in A4 Word format, 1 page, Trebuchet MS, 12 pt., 1.5 spaced with page margins set at: 30 mm – left, 15 mm – right, top and bottom – 25 mm. 

Title of abstract: capital letters, centered, Authors names: first name, family name. Below the author(s) indicate affiliation, city, country and e-mail. After a double space the main text follows.

Abstracts will be submitted electronically: Abstract submission

Deadline for submission: 15.10.2017


The registration shall be made electronically: Registration

Registration fee 

The fee (50 €) includes the abstract book, 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!