Joint international conference of the Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (STVM-12) & Ticks & Tick-borne Pathogens (TTP-8)



Submit Your Original Research for Consideration to Attend the Joint 12th STVM & 8th TTP Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 24 to 29 August 2014

We cordially invite you to join us in sunny South Africa for the prestigious joint international conference of the Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (STVM-12) and Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens (TTP-8) held from 24 to 29 August 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Whether your interests lie in basic or applied research in the fields of risk assessment and management of vectors and vector-borne diseases in human and veterinary health, this conference is a must for 2014. We would especially like to encourage young scientists to join the conference and present their work during the special STVM session for young scientists, as well as network with peers and other stakeholders to advance collaboration and research quality.

The STVM-12 & TTP-8 conference will offer leading scientific research in human and animal health covering topics exploring the host/vector/pathogen interface. The topics include:

Topics will include:

  • Globalization and Zoonotic Diseases
  • Vaccine discovery and development
  • Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases
  • Host-vector-pathogen interactions
  • Genetics/ Genomics/ Transcriptomics
  • Viral / Bacterial diseases
  • Natural products in Veterinary Medicine
  • Economics/ Translational Technology
  • Wild Life Diseases / Conservation Medicine
  • Trypanosomiasis

The broad aim of this conference is to promote discussion between scientists, practitioners and decision makers from various fields, as well as to update researchers, academics, governmental and non-governmental organization representatives, technicians, veterinarians and other professionals from industry and the private sector, interested in emerging and re-emerging epidemics affecting global health.