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In memoriam: Prof. Dr. Charles Boucher

The sad news reached us that, on February 26, Prof. Dr. Charles Boucher (63) passed away. Charles Boucher was a renowned scientist in the fields of HIV and hepatitis C. In addition, he was an...

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Opinion piece in NRC by Han van den Bosch, Ronald de Groot and Hans Rumke

On 13 January 2021, Han van den Bosch, Ronald de Groot, and Hans Rumke published an opinion piece in NRC on the need for a national academic vaccine institute. The full article can be found here...

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Winners 2020 Westerdijk and Kiem Awards

>> Due to the cancellation of the Scientific Spring Meeting the prizes could unfortunately not be awarded live. Below are the awardees for 2020.   Westerdijk Award Dani Heesterbeek Category Host...

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Coronavirus Diagnostiek

Het is fantastisch om te zien dat de motivatie vanuit verschillende researchlabs groot is om de medische microbiologische labs te ondersteunen bij de COVID-19 diagnostiek, toch is het van het...

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International Microorganism Day

International Microorganism Day Antoni van Leeuwenhoek was the first person in the history to see and describe single-celled organisms. He sent a letter to the Royal Society of London describing...

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Open Call for Congress Fellowship Applications "One Health Congress"

The 5th International One Health Congress offers early career scientists a unique opportunity to present their work and to meet with the international One Health community. Early career scientists...

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IUMS 2023 in the Netherlands

We are pleased to announce that the KNVM and NVMM, in collaboration with Kenes have won the bid to organize the IUMS 2023 meeting in the Netherlands. The meeting will take place in Amsterdam. More...

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Suggesties KNVM Scientific Spring Meeting 2018

Geachte KNVM-leden en besturen van de secties van de KNVM, Momenteel werken wij aan het programma van het wetenschappelijke voorjaarscongres van de KNVM & NVMM 2018, welke wordt gehouden op 27 en...

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Call for Nominations for the Carlos J. Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology

We welcome candidates for the Carlos J. Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology.  Funded by the Government of Cuba, this Prize aims to reward the efforts of an individual or institution, of a...

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Programme Scientific Spring Meeting

We are pleased to announce that the programme for the upcoming KNVM/NVMM Scientific Spring Meeting is now available via: http://springmeeting.knvm.org/. We hope to see you soon in Papendal!  

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