ParaFishControl Training Courses

Upcoming Training Courses and Workshops

Advanced Course - Diagnostics and Prevention for Fish Parasite Control in Aquaculture
21st - 25th October 2019, Zaragoza (Spain)

The Advanced Course “Diagnostics and Prevention for Fish Parasite Control in Aquaculture” is jointly organised by the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), through the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ), and the EU H2020 RIA project ParaFishControl (Advanced Tools and Research Strategies for Parasite Control in European farmed fish), with the collaboration of the EU H2020 RIA projects PerformFISH (Integrating Innovative Approaches for Competitive and Sustainable Performance across the Mediterranean Aquaculture Value Chain) and MedAID (Mediterranean Aquaculture Integrated Development), and of the University of Zaragoza, through the Faculty of Veterinary Science.

The general objective of the course is to provide integrated information on fish parasites affecting marine and freshwater fish farming in the Mediterranean region, focusing on the most recent knowledge of the main parasitic diseases, diagnostic methods, disease assessment and preventive and control measures.

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Past training courses and workshops

20th (Zebra)Fish Immunology/Vaccination Workshop 
28th April - 2nd May 2019, Wageningen (The Netherlands) 

The 20th Zebra Fish Immunology/Vaccination Workshop was held in Wageningen, the Netherlands, from the 28th of April to the 2nd May 2019. The objective of the was to provide the participants with advanced knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on the immune system of fish. During the workshop the latest insights in evolution of the immune system and/or recent developments in vaccination were discussed. The programme of this event brought together specialists working with commercially important fish species and/or model species such as zebrafish. Several partners from ParaFishControl participated in this event to present the latest results obtained within the project.

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Workshop "Control of Parasitic Diseases in Aquacultured Fish - Innate and Acquired Resistance"
30th April 2019, Copenhagen (Denmark) 

ParaFishControl organised a short training course and workshop with the title “Control of parasitic diseases in aquacultured fish – innate and acquired resistance” at the University of Copenhagen on April 30th, 2019.This event brought together over 70 participants from the aquaculture industry, experts, scientists and postgraduate students to discuss various issues and trends critical to aquaculture and genetics. 

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Workshop "Sustainable Fish Health Control"
23rd October 2018, Copenhagen (Denmark) 

The workshop on “Sustainable Fish Health Control” was organised by ParaFishControl in collaboration with DAFINET and BANGFISH on October 23rd, 2018. More than 40 international proefessionals and experts from various countries (Norway, Bangladesh, India, China, Indonesia, Italy, Denmarks) participated in the workshop. 

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Training Course "Diagnosis of Parasitic Diseases of European Seabass and Gilthead Seabream"
13th - 14th September 2018, Udine (Italy) 

ParaFishControl organised a dedicated training course on the diagnosis of parasitic diseases of European sea bass and gilthead sea bream. This training was co-organised by the University of Udine and the University of Bologna and was held on September 13th and 14th 2018 in Udine (Italy).

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19th Fish Immunology Workshop
29th April - 3rd May 2018, Wageningen (The Netherlands) 

The 19th Fish Immunology Workshop was held in Wageningen, the Netherlands, from the 29th April to the 3rd of May 2018. The objective of this workshop was to provide participants with advanced knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on the immune system of fish.

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Workshop "Securing Fish Health in wild and Cultured Fish: From Pangas and Tilapias Via Carps and Percids to Salmonids" 
25th October 2017, Copenhagen (Denmark) 

ParaFishControl in collaboration with DAFINET, BangFish Danida and the University of Copenhagen (P9) organised a 1-day workshop titled: “Securing Fish Health in Wild and Cultured Fish: From Pangas and Tilapias Via Carps and Percids to Salmonids”. The event was held at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) the 25th October 2017.

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18th Fish Vaccination Workshop  

30th April - 4th May 2017, Wageningen (The Netherlands) 

The 18th Fish Vaccination Workshop was held in Wageningen, the Netherlands, from the 30th April to the 1st May 2017. The objective of this workshop was to provide participants with advanced knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on the immune system of fish. Several partners from ParaFishControl participated in this event to present the latest results obtained within the project.

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Workshop "Pangasius and Tilapia production:Upgrading Fish Health and Value Chains"   
8th - 9th Novemeber 2016, Copenhagen (Denmark) 

ParaFishControl and TargetFish in collaboration with the Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, organised the 2-day Workshop “Pangasius and Tilapia production: Upgrading Fish Health and Value Chains” held from 8th to 9th November 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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