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5th Dutch Arbovirus Research Network Meeting (DARN 2021)

The 5th Dutch Arbovirus Research Network (DARN) meeting will facilitate sharing the latest findings in the arbovirology field and connecting arbovirologists in the Netherlands.

The DARN 2021 meeting will be held online on the mornings of Thursday May 20 and Friday May 21 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (CEST). Participation is free, but registration is required via the following formThe registration deadline is 17 May. A link for participation will be send closer to the meeting date.


The DARN 2021 program includes two mornings of keynote speaker talks and oral presentations (15-20 min). Moreover, we like to offer a platform for young scientist to present their research proposal or early results in a 5 minute pitch.

Call for abstracts

If you like to present your work in an oral presentation (15-20 min) or pitch (5 min), please submit your abstract by email to Indicate whether you like to present an oral presentation or pitch, your institute, the title of your talk and the authors of the abstract (maximum 300 words). The deadline for submission is 18 April. 

The DARN2021 organizing committee

Julian Bakker, Tessy Hick, Gorben Pijlman, and Sander Koenraadt
Laboratory of Virology and Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research

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