Junior Scientist Zoonoses Meeting 2017

The German Research Platform for Zoonoses invites motivated doctorate students and Postdocs from all disciplines of zoonosis research to the annual Junior Scientist Zoonoses Meeting (JSZM) at the Paul-Ehrlich-Institute at Langen (Hessen) from June 7th till 9th, 2017

The objective of the meeting is to support the establishment of a scientific network for young scientists within the German Research Platform. Special value is set on continuous self-organization and multidisciplinarity. Your participation is highly appreciated.   

Program overview:  

Discuss among Peers-Round tables

Present and discuss your research results/interests in moderated multidisciplinary discussion groups.


Career Sessions              

Motivational talks by established senior scientists allow for an inside view to the diversity of research opportunities on the field of zoonoses research in Germany while experienced keynote speakers discuss their results and new methods. Social gathering in the form of a casual get-together gives you the opportunity to get in contact with senior and junior scientists.  

Scientific Keynotes & Topics

  • Introduction to NGS and new developments in Bioinformatics
  • Knowledge transfer via standardisation
  • Biosecurity / Biosafety
  • Introduction of the information initiative “Tierversuche verstehen”
  • Interdisciplinary Communication in zoonosis research
  • Mission Rabies
  • Patent law
  • Infektionsschutz durch den ÖGD in einer globalisierten Welt
  • Migration & Infectious diseases


Prerequisite for participation 

Potential participants must send in an abstract illustrating both the zoonosis and multidisciplinary aspect of their field of research. The abstract will be presented and discussed in the form of a poster at the discussion rounds. Afterwards, the poster will be exhibited at the Poster sessions.


The final entry deadline was April 13th, 2017.   

All doctorands and postdocs up to their 3rd year post graduation who are members of the Platform for Zoonosis Research can apply.  Becoming a member is easy and free of charge. 

► Registration & Attendance fee


Participation in the JSZM 2017 will be accredited with education credits for both physicians (Ärztekammer Niedersachsen) and veterinarians (ATF).



The conference is held in English, with single talks held in German. Participants have to organize and pay for their travel expenses and accommodation by themselves. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Nils Kley at +49 (0)383517 1198 or by email.

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