Entries by A. Renz

Dies universitatis WS 2017/18

At the beginning of the Wintersemester, a presentation of the various activities at the university is given in the foyer of the Hörsaalzentrum on the Morgenstelle. We presented parasites and vectors under the microscope and informed about the various possibilities to work in Cameroon.

Medical Entomology Workshop 2017

From July 31st to August 12, a workshop on methods of medical entomology is going on. 4 Cameroonian students and young professionals attended this course at the Institute of Evolution and Ecology. Together with 7 German counterparts, they focussed on ticks, Simulium black-flies, tabanid and tsetse flies, that are vectors of African diseases of cattle […]

Afrika-Tage in Würzburg 2017

The sad news is that there shall be no Afrika-Festival in Tübingen this year! Instead, Dr. Albert Eisenbarth and Babette Abanda went to Würzburg to present our project there. Please read their report:

Course of vectorbiology and epidemiology 2017

Fortgeschrittenenkurs Vektorbiology und Epidemiologie 2017 16 students attend the course on vectorbiology and epidemiology in the summer-term 2017. Teaching includes the results of the on-going epidemiological work in Cameroon. Some of the participants of this course would like to do their practicals in the fieldstation in Cameroon. MSc Babette Guimbang Abanda is overseeing the students […]

TUEFF – Tübinger Fenster der Forschung 2017

TÜFF, the “Tuebingen Window of Research“, This year, the Tübinger Fenster der Forschung took place on the 28th of April. Research projects at the University of Tübingen presented their activities in research and teaching. http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/tuefff More than 100 projects were present in the Hörsaalzentrum on the Campus Morgenstelle. Also Programme Onchocercoses, see pictures. Our presentation […]

International Society for Neglected Diseases (ISNTD) Festival in London (Barbican Centre) 23rd of February

Programme Onchocercoses has been invited to take part in the 2017 Festival of the ISNTD on February 23rd in the Barbican-Centre in London. => for festival, see http://isntdfestival.com/showcase/4592561605 for programme, see http://isntdfestival.com/programme/4593247637 The presentation of Alfons Renz shall be at 16.30 in Session 4: Monitoring & Evaluation: lessons learned and the road ahead This talk […]

Student Rahel Schnell in Ngaoundéré

In November 2016, biology-student Rahel Schnell was in the Prog-Oncho lab to do a practice on Simulium breeding sites around Ngaoundéré. Read her report (in German): Bericht-Kamerunaufenthalt-Rahel-Schnell-Oktober 2016

Workshop: Molecular Methods in Medical Entomology and Parasitology

Workshop on molecular methods in medical entomology & parasitology took place in Tübingen from July 31st to August 13th. Eight students and parasitologists from Cameroon and one from Tunisia came to Tübingen to participate in this workshop, together with German students. For two weeks, they concentrated on combining the classical techniques of medical entomology and […]

Afrika-Festival Tübingen 2016

The Tübingen Afrika-Festival 2016 has started! From Thursday morning till Sunday evening, the Afrika-Festival Tübingen 2016 shall take place on the Festplatz in Tübingen. Like every year, we are present in a pavillon, where we inform about our research activities in Cameroon. Particular topics of this year’s festival are the scientific collaboration & research. Mor information […]

Prestigeous grant for Dr. Albert Eisenbarth!

We are very happy to announce that Albert Eisenbarth was successful with his application for a RISK-grant of our faculty! These grants are ment to support young Postdoc researchers to develop their own ideas and projects. His specific idea focuses on novel methods of identifying parasitic pathogens in cattle with an aim to link the […]