Detailed program

Monday 4th of July 2022

08h00: Welcome coffee

08h30-12h30: Lectures

08h30-10h15: Introduction to medical and veterinary entomology, Prof Richard Wall

10h15-10h30: Coffee break

10h30-11h30: Bio-ecology and pathogenic role of Culicoides spp., Dr Claire Garros

11h30-12h30: Bio-ecology and pathogenic role of sandflies, Dr Carla Maia

12h30-14h00: Lunch break

14h00-18h00: Practical work

14h00 – 16h00: Principles of morphological identification of sandflies and dissection of female sandflies, Dr Jorian Prudhomme

16h00-16h30: Coffee break

16h30- 18h00: Principles of morphological identification of Culicoides spp., and of trapping (How to set up a trap for Culicoides in the vet school facilities (large animal hospital)), Dr Claire Garros

19h00: Guided visit of Toulouse

20h00: Diner altogether in Toulouse downtown

Tuesday 5th of July 2022

08h15-12h30: Lectures

08h15-10h00: Mosquitoes: taxonomy, bioecology, and Dirofilaria immitis, heartworm interactions, Prof Tanja McKey

10h00-10h30: Coffee break

10h30-11h30: Mosquito control and public health, Dr Fabrice Chandre

11h30-12h30: Mechanisms of insecticide resistance in mosquitoes, Dr Sylvie Cornélie

12h30-14h00: Lunch break

14h00-17h00: Practical work

14h00-17h00: Principles of morphological identification of mosquitoes, Nil Rahola
Training on the recognition of the main European mosquito species of medical and veterinary significance.
Participants need to bring their laptop with them so as to install the software “MoskeyTool”, and will be taught how to use it. Principles of mosquito mounting will also be addressed.

19h00: Welcome speech by a council member and visit of the Toulouse Capitol (to be confirmed).

20h00: Dinner all together in Toulouse downtown

Wednesday 6th of July 2022

08h15-12h30: Lectures

08h15-10h00: Bio-ecology of Glossina spp. and African trypanosomiasis, Prof Steve Torr

10h00-10h30: Coffee break

10h30-11h30: Bio-ecology and pathogenic roles of stable flies, Dr Emmanuel Liénard

11h30-12h30: Principle of alternative control tools against stable flies and tabanids, Prof Philippe Jacquiet and Dr Marc Desquesnes

12h30-14h00: Lunch break

14h00-18h30: Field work

13h30: Presentation of the field work objectives and the context of the pig farm visit

14h00: Departure. Field work in a pig farm in the vicinity of Toulouse or on the site at the veterinary school to learn the principles of trappings of stable flies and tabanids

18h30/19h00: Back to Toulouse

Free evening

Thursday 7th of July 2022

08h15-12h30: Lectures and practical work

08h15-09h15: Fleas and flea-borne pathogens, Dr Emilie Bouhsira

09h15-10h15: Sarcoptidae: bio-ecology and pathogenic roles in human and animals, Prof Jacques Guillot (online)

10h15-10h30: Coffee break

10h30-11h30: Bio-ecology and pathogenic role of bedbugs, Jean-Michel Bérenger

11h30-12h30: Demonstration of bedbugs detection by dogsEco-Flair company (to be confirmed)

12h30-14h00: Lunch break

14h00-17h00: Practical work

14h00-17h00: Principles of morphological identification of stable flies and tabanids, Prof Gérard Duvallet

19h00-20h00: Guided visit of Natural Museum History of Toulouse

Free evening

Friday 8th of July 2022

08h15-12h30: Lectures

08h15-10h00: Ticks: Biology, Ecology and Phylogeny, Prof Lorenza Beati

10h00-10h30: Coffee break

10h30-11h30: Zoonotic tick-borne diseases: Lyme Disease and Bartonellosis, Prof Richard Birtles

11h30-12h30: Ticks and tick-borne diseases in companion animals, Dr Magalie René-Martellet

12h30-14h00: Lunch break

14h00-17h00: Practical work

14h00-16h45: Principles of tick morphological identification, Prof Lorenza Beati

16h45-17h00: Coffee break

17h00-17h30: Short final examination

17h30-18h00: Awarding Ceremony
Opening: The role of international cooperation in science, Dr Vincenzo Lorusso (to be confirmed)
Hand over of course certificates of attendance and Young Scientist Award

20h30: Gala dinner in Toulouse downtown

4 – 8 July 2022

National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France
Continuing education in Medical and Veterinary Entomology

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