A new STM report has been evaluated from the 2019-2020 call.  Vicente López Chavarrías from VISAVET - Health Surveillance Centre (UCM), Spain visited Prof. Andres Pereez, Dr Ehud Elnekave and Seunghyun Lim at the Centre for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS), University of Minnesota (UMN), United States from 12th October to 12th December 2019 to study Use of NGS to characterize co-resistance to critically important antimicrobials in thermophilic Campylobacter from livestock in Spain and the US.

Vicente Lopez Charvarrias



The 2020 call for the MVNA Short-Term Mission (STM) call and Workshop (WS) call (find information here) has been closed.

All applicants will receive the outcome of their applications before April 2020.

Eight of the nine Short Term Missions awarded in 2018 have been completed. Read their summary reports here

MVNA has received three reports from four workshops awarded in 2018. Read their summary reports  here.



The Med-Vet-Net Association is now offering travel grants to early career scientists and PhD students from Med-Vet-Net institutes for attendance at relevant conferences.

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Received travel grants:

Liam Burke from the Antimicrobial resistance and microbial ecology (ARME) group, NUI Galway, Ireland obtained a travel grant to attend the 13th European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE 2019) from 27-29th November. 

Find his report here



Miriam Maas from the National institute for public health and the environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands obtained a travel grant to attend the 11th International Conference on Hantaviruses (ICH) in Leuven, Belgium from 1-4 september 2019.