Young NCOH is the network for PhD students and post-docs from the NCOH research groups. Aim of the network is sharing knowledge and expertise in One Health related disciplines, which can lead to new collaborations in research. The kick off of the network takes place at the Annual Scientific Meeting, 17 May 2019 (ASM2019).
Young NCOH Board
The appointment of the Young NCOH Board is the next step in the development of the Young NCOH network. The NCOH Board of Directors has appointed the Young NCOH Board with members from various NCOH partners:
- Romy Zwittink – LUMC (Chair)
- Arthur Edridge – AMC
- Blanca Fernandez Ciruelos – WUR
- Dennis Doorduijn – UMC Utrecht
- Doris van Bergeijk – Leiden University
- Jochem Buil – Radboudumc
Romy Zwittink, chair Young NCOH Board: “The Young NCOH Board plays an active role in building the Young NCOH network and brings young scientists together by organising activities including masterclasses, pitch competitions, network meetings and (inter)national site visits. Interested in joining our early career network? Register for the ASM2019 in Nijmegen or keep an eye on the website.”
The second edition of the NCOH Magazine has been published at the Annual Scientific Meeting at Radboudumc 17 may. Here is your chance to look at the digital version.
Will we be able to respond adequately when an unknown virus with pandemic potential emerges? The recent outbreak of MERS in the Middle East was an interesting testcase. Martine van Roode and Carolina dos Santos Ribeiro analysed the factors that hampered, or enabled, the flow of information, in Qatar and the wider Arabian peninsula.
Erasmus MC professor Marion Koopmans, head of the Viroscience department at Erasmus MC and scientific director of the NCOH, has been chosen by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) as a new member.
Rory de Vries (born 1982) is receiving the premium for his research on the human body’s defences against respiratory viral infections, and for his ability to communicate his knowledge of virology and infectious diseases to a wide audience. Rory de Vries is a post-doctoral researcher at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam.