Summer School for Residents
DUE TO THE PRESENT SITUATION (COVID-19) THE DATE AND OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES (FORM, SCHEDULE, PROGRAMME ETC.) OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL ARE UNDER NEGOTIATIONS AT THE MOMENT.
AS SOON AS WE GET AN OFFICIAL CLARIFICATION WE WILL LET YOU KNOW.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
WE HOPE THAT ALL OF YOU ARE SAFE AND STAY HEALTHY!
Local Organising Committee
Application deadline is: announced later
This year’s summer school will focus on Mock exam and different significant sessions in domestic and zoo animal reproduction.
The 2 days event is organised by ECAR and the LOC of 2nd ECAR Symposium.
Time: announced later
Venue: University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest
The programme can be downloaded here:
Admission fee of the 2-day summer school is 150 Euro (including lectures, coffee breaks, lunch and welcome evening) which should be paid via bank transfer (detailed info will be sent via email). Cancellation (if already paid) until 5th June (90% will be returned), until 5th July (50% will be returned) and until 5th August (0% will be returned).
If you would like to register or have questions about this event please contact Dr Boglarka VINCZE ([Click to see email]). Applications should be sent to the above e-mail address with supervisors’ name(s) and institute.
See you in Budapest!
INVITED SPEAKERS FOR THE SUMMER SCHOOL
DOMESTIC ANIMAL SESSIONS
Katrin Hinrichs is Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Studies New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Her research focuses on assisted reproduction in the horse, exploring aspects both of basic biology and clinically-applicable technology. Dr. Hinrichs’ laboratory produced the first cloned foal in North America and developed many of the techniques that have supported the growth of ICSI and in vitro embryo production as a clinical tool for equine reproductive management worldwide.
Dr. Christensen graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. He completed a Theriogenology residency and Masters degree in Reproductive Physiology at the University of Florida in 2007. He has worked in private practice in Australia, been a university professor in Theriogenology departments at both Iowa State University and the University of California, Davis. He currently runs his own private practice in California, Kokopelli Assisted Reproductive Services, where he provides theriogenology services for dogs and horses. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists, the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters.
OLLI PELTRONIEMI, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECAR
MARIJKE BELTMAN, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECAR (President)
Marijke Beltman graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht in 2004. Her main research interests include factors affecting early embryonic development in cattle, uterine disease as well as heat detection efficiency, which all combine in trying to elucidate on the the drivers of reduced reproductive performance in dairy cows. Marijke teaches clinical reproduction of all species as well as farm animal medicine on both the veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing degree programmes and spends her days between the UCD Veterinary Hospital on the UCD main Belfield campus, UCD Lyons Research Farm as well as commercial farms. In November of 2010 she became a diplomate of the European College of Animal Reproduction (ECAR) and she is currently president of this college.
I’m at the Clinic of Small Animal Surgery and Reproduction at the University Munich since 2005. Since 2014 I’m working part time at the Clinic for Small Animal Surgery and Reproduction and part time at the Equine Clinic. My main working area and research topic are andrology in dogs, stallions and ruminants.
FERENC BASKA, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECAAH (Aquatic Animal Health), University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
Domestic animal and fish pathology and fish parasitology lectures at different Universities (Hungary, Germany, Israel, Austria, Iran etc.) for 21 years. During the years of teaching I have been responsible for many scientific and teaching projects in Hungary and abroad in the field of fish and domestic animal pathology, histology, dissection.
Associate professor, head of the Fish pathology unit and laboratory at University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest.
Sandor Cseh is Professor and Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Clinic of Farm Animal Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest, Hungary. His research focuses on assisted reproduction in farm animals and primates, exploring aspects both of basic biology and clinically-applicable technology. His laboratory produced the first calf from frozen IVP embryo, first lambs from frozen IVD and IVP embryos. He worked 4 years at the Loma Linda University Medical School in California where his team developed an ultrasound guided OPU procedure successfully used in baboon. Current research is directed on gamete and embryo cryopreservation in human and domestic animals and study of the reproductive effect of PACAP. He is scientific advisor of the IVF Center of Saint John Hospital; visiting professor at the Veterinary School of the University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy; Diplomate of the European College of Animal Reproduction (ECAR).
ZOO ANIMAL SESSION
Endre graduated at the University of Veterinary Science in Budapest in 1995 and immediately started as a zoo veterinarian in the same year at the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden, where he is currently the Director of Veterinary Services and Conservation. Together with his team they are the official veterinarians in numerous current and former Life Plus conservation programs, dealing with the Hungarian meadow viper, Imperial Eagle and endangered rodents of Hungary. He is also involved in the conservation medicine of other high profile species, such as the Przewalski’s horse, Eurasian otter and the Eurasian beaver. He is one of the vet advisors in the Elephant TAG, Przewalski’s horse EEP and Red panda EEP. Currently, he is the Vice-Chairman of the Hungarian Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians (EAZWV Hungarian Section) and the EAZWV itself. He owns a DESMAN (Diploma on Endangered Species Management, issued by the University of Canterbury, Kent and completed in Durrell Wildlife Preservation Trust), and have the titles of a Hungarian Specialist in Companion Animal Medicine and a Hungarian Specialist in Exotic Animal Medicine. He completed a PhD in Great Bustard medicine and became a Diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine (Zoo Health Management) in 2012.
VIKITÓRIA SÓS-KOROKNAI, DVM, Zoo Budapest
Viktoria graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in
Budapest in 2013. She has been working as a full-time staff veterinarian
at the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden since January 2014. In 2016,
she obtained her North American Certificate of Qualification, and in
2017, she became accredited as an Exotic Animal Specialist by the
Hungarian Veterinary Chamber. She is currently juggling work, her 2 kids
and her PhD in raptor medicine.