Rickettsiae and rickettsial diseases are a major cause of illness in humans and animals throughout the Asia Pacific region. A wide range of pathogens, including members of the genera Anaplasma, Bartonella, Coxiella, Ehrlichia, Orientia and Rickettsia, are responsible. This conference is of interest to medical doctors, veterinarians, public health professionals, epidemiologists, diagnostic laboratory personnel, entomologists and scientists.
The 2nd Asia Pacific Rickettsia conference
3rd – 6th November, 2019 in Chiang Rai, Thailand.
The conference title is “The ever-changing threat of rickettsial diseases”.
The conference sub-themes will include:
- Historical perspective
- Host, pathogen, vector interactions
- Pathogenesis, pathophysiology, cell biology
- Genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics
- Immunity, vaccine development, prevention
- Public and policy engagement
Prof. Stuart Blacksell
Prof. Nicholas Day
Dr. Matthew Robinson
Dr. Tri Wangrangsimakul
Conference Key Dates
1st Apr - 15th July 2019
Early Bird Registration
1st May - 31st Aug 2019
15th Aug 2019
1st Sep - 15th Oct 2019