Masterclass Peter Daszak

On the 31st of October, Peter Daszak teaches a Masterclass: together with Marion Koopmans

Gain an understanding of the risks of re-emerging infectious diseases from an ecological perspective.

Peter Daszak is a British zoologist, consultant and public expert on disease ecology, in particular on zoonosis. Dr. Daszak’s research has been instrumental in identifying and predicting the origins and impact of emerging diseases across the globe. This includes identifying the bat origin of SARS, the drivers of Nipah virus emergence, publishing the first global emerging disease ‘hotspots’ map, discovering SADS coronavirus, designing a strategy to identify the number of unknown viruses in wildlife, launching the Global Virome Project, identifying the first case of a species extinction due to disease, and discovering the disease chytridiomycosis as the cause global amphibian declines. He is one of the founders of the field of Conservation Medicine and has been instrumental in the growth of EcoHealth, One Health, and now Planetary Health.

Click here for instructions on how to register if you are a PhD of the Erasmus MC Graduate Schiil.

Please email : with topic: Masterclass 31 October.

We have 50 places maximum, so please register quicky!

Location: Rotterdam

Time: 9.30 am – 12.30 pm