One Health course

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Date(s) - 06/03/2023 - 09/03/2023
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IBA One Health Course 2023

Program: IBA-NMBU One Health course 2023

Time and place: 6th – 9th of March 2023 (Week 10), NMBU Ås Campus

Who is it for: The course is primarily intended for PhD students who are members of the National Graduate School in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (IBA), but postdoctoral fellows can also apply. There will be a limit of the participants in the course. With the priority given to the PhD students, the registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis in case the limit is exceeded.

Course description: During this onsite course, the microbiology, epidemiology and pathogenicity of some of the most common zoonotic and environmental pathogens (including bacteria, parasites and viruses) and antimicrobial resistance will be reviewed within the One Health framework. Moreover, the use of modern genetic methods in surveillance, outbreak investigations and research relevant to public health, food safety and veterinary medicine will be introduced. In addition to theoretical lectures from internal and external lecturers, there will be hands-on sessions where the students will get a general practical approach on the microbial genomics and metagenomics data analysis with no bioinformatical skills are expected.

Organization: The course will consist of lectures and practical hands-on sessions that are arranged via collaboration with ELIXIR Norway. The students will present a poster (can be a digital poster) describing their current research project and its relevance to the course. More information on the practical sessions and the digital poster option will follow closer to the course beginning. 

ECTS: You will receive a certificate stating recommended ECTS for this course (2 ECTS for those attending the full course – both lecture and practical sessions). You can apply to your home institution for getting the course accepted as ECTS in your degree. Your home institution decides if and how many credits you will get.

Registration/application:  (deadline: 6th of February 2023)

Travel and accommodation: The travel and accommodation for PhD and research track students who are IBA members will be supported by IBA. Please sign up here if you need support for travel and accommodation: 


For questions related to the course, please contact to Özgün Onarman Umu  (