31 Mar 2017

7th One Health Sweden Scientific Meeting

Submitted by anna.lindberg

The audience.

The 7th One Health Sweden Scientific Meeting took place 22-23 March 2017 at Kalmarsalen in Kalmar.
The theme was "Ecology meets Epidemiology". 
We thank all the speakers and participants for your contribution to the meeting!
​The programme and poster abstracts are avaiable as PDF.

Invited key-note speakers

Nicolas Gaidet, Animal and Integrated Risk Management unit, CIRAD, France
Elinor Jax, Max Planck Institute of Ornithology, Germany
Gunilla Hallgren, National Veterinary Institute, Sweden
Lars Råberg, Functional Zoology, Department of Biology, Lund University, Sweden

Programme and presentations (pdf) 

22/3 Programme  
11.00-13.00 Registration & lunch  
13.00-13.10 Opening words One Health Sweden
13.10-14.00 Keynote: An ecological approach to health: the case of avian-borne viruses

Nicolas Gaidet, Cirad, France

14.00-14.20 Wild birds as drivers for the emergence and re-emergence of highly-pathogenic avian influenza
virus H5N8 in Europe, 2014-2017

Marjolein Poen, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

14.20-14.40 Linking spatial connectivity networks of waterbirds to the dispersal of avian influenza A virus

Mariëlle van Toor, Linnaeus
University, Sweden

14.40-15.00 Seasonally recurring outbreaks of Salmonella Typhimurium among passerine birds, domestic cats and children

Robert Söderlund, SVA, Sweden

15.00-15.30 Coffee   
15.30-16.10 Keynote: Gene expression profiling of whole blood as a means of detecting an immune response in an avian non-model species

Elinor Jax, Max Planck, Germany

16.10-16.30 Dual transcriptomics of birds infected with malaria parasites

Elin Videvall, Lund University, Sweden

16.30-17.10 Keynote: Anthrax in Sweden, from past to present

Gunilla Hallgren, SVA, Sweden

17.10-17.30 Coffee  
17.30-17.50 Revealing high-risk ponds of the chytrid fungus in Swedish amphibian populations Simon Kärvemo, Uppsala
University, Sweden
17.50-18.10 Putting bacterial GWAS to the test: can we find the basis of host association in a multi-host?

Håkan Johansson, Linnaeus
University, Sweden

18.10- Poster tour and mingle
19.30 Dinner  
09.00-09.40 Keynote: Ecology and epidemiology of Borrelia afzelii Lars Råberg, Lund University, Sweden
09.40-10.00 What host ecology can teach us about the role of rodents in zoonotic disease

Frauke Ecke, SLU, Umeå, Sweden

10.00-10.20 Disease ecology from an animal’s perspective: ecological constraints for innate immune defenses

Arne Hegemann, Lund University, Sweden

10.20-10.40 Coffee   
10.40-11.10 Urban agriculture ecology – nightmare epidemiology?

Johanna Lindahl, SLU, Uppsala, Sweden

11.10-11.30 A flexible room

Malin Eriksson, SVA, Uppsala, Sweden

11.30-11.50 The gut microbiota of six Antarctic bird species studied by 16S and 18S amplicon sequencing

Patrik Ellström, Uppsala
University, Sweden

11.50-12.00 Final remarks

One Health Sweden

12.10-13.00 Lunch   



Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 - 12:00 to Thursday, 23 March, 2017 - 13:00