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15-16 November 2018 on the Isle of Riems

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 15-16 November 2018 organized by the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut and the Fraunhofer Institute Leipzig (IZI)

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

Dr. Klaus Henning
NRL Q-Fieber
FLI Jena

Dr. Gustavo R. Makert dos Santos
Fraunhofer IZI

General Information


Federal Research Institute for Animal Health
Südufer 10
D-17493 Greifswald - Isle of Riems 


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

Conference language


Abstract submission

Oral presentations and posters are welcome.

Abstracts will be submitted electronically: Abstract submission

New Deadline for submission of abstracts (for poster presentations only): 15.10.2018


The registration shall be made electronically: Registration

Registration fee 

The fee (55 €) includes the abstract book, lunch, and soft drinks.

Recipient:  Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
Bank:           Sparkasse Jena Saale Holzland
IBAN:           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!