3rd ISHAM-International Veterinary Mycology Course, Monday 18 - Friday 22, December 2017, Department of Parasitology, Mycology, Dermatology, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, Maisons-Alfort, France
(Preliminary Program and Registration)

Course Faculty:
Dr. Vit Hubka, Czech Republic
Prof. Henrik Jensen, Denmark
Dr. Pascal Arné, France
Prof. Javier Cabañes, Spain
Prof. René Chermette, France
Prof. Jacques Guillot , France
Dr. Eric Dannaoui, France
Dr. Edouard Reyes-Gomes, France
Dr. Veronica Risco, France
Dr. Ramona Moraru, France
Prof. Ilse Jacobsen, Germany
Dr. Gudrun Wibbelt, Germany
Dr. Andrea Peano, Italy
Dr. Patrizia Danesi, Italy
Prof. Sybren de Hoog, Netherlands
Prof. Bernard Mignon, Belgium
Prof. Elena Piecková, Slovakia
Prof. Paul Verweij, Netherlands
Ton Rijs, Netherlands
Hein van der Lee, Netherlands
Marlou Tehupeiory-Kooreman, Netherlands
Prof. Matthew Fisher, United Kingdom
Dr. Kate English, United Kingdom
Dr. Amir Seyedmousavi, USA

Monday 18 December: BASIC ASPECTS OF FUNGAL BIOLOGY AND INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY MYCOLOGY
8:30-9:00 . Jacques Guillot / Amir Seyedmousavi / René Chermette
Opening of the course, welcome / Overview of the course
9:00-10:00 . Sybren de Hoog
Lecture 1. Introduction of the Kingdom Fungi, taxonomy and classification, identification / barcoding
10:00-10:30. Sybren de Hoog
Lecture 2. Biosafety
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30. Jacques Guillot
Lecture 3. Overview of fungal infections in animals. Classification of mycoses, relative importance, clinical manifestations etc.
11:30-12:00 . René Chermette / Veronica Risco
Lecture 4. Overview of diagnostic procedures in veterinary mycology
12:00-12:30 . Ton Rijs / Hein van der Lee/ Marlou Tehupeiory-Kooreman
Lecture 5. Mycology laboratory: Introduction and principles
12:30-13:30: Lunch
13:30-16:00 . Sybren de Hoog / Amir Seyedmousavi / Jacques Guillot / René Chermette / Ton Rijs / Hein van der Lee/ Marlou Tehupeiory-Kooreman
Practicals 1. Basic principles of moulds and yeasts identification (conidiogenesis, physiological tests, use of molecular tools etc.)
Use of the Atlas (demonstration)
16:00–16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:30 .Sybren de Hoog / Amir Seyedmousavi / Jacques Guillot / René Chermette / Ton Rijs / Hein van der Lee/ Marlou Tehupeiory-Kooreman
Practicals 2. Identification of the main species of Aspergillus
Identification of the main species of Mucorales

Tuesday 19 December: CUTANEOUS MYCOSES IN ANIMALS
8:30-9:30 .Vit Hubka
Lecture 6. Biology, classification, genetic diversity of dermatophytes
9:30-10:00 .Bernard Mignon
Lecture 7. Virulence factors, pathogeny of dermatophytoses
10:00–10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:30 .Andrea Peano
Lecture 8. Epidemiology, clinical signs of dermatophytoses in animals
11:30-12:30 .Javier Cabañes
Lecture 9. Dermatomycoses of reptiles
12:30-13:30: Lunch
13:30-16:00 . Vit Hubka / Andrea Peano / René Chermette / Jacques Guillot / Ton Rijs / Hein van der Lee/ Marlou Tehupeiory-Kooreman
Practicals 3. Identification of dermatophytes (direct examination, culture)
16:00–16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Jacques Guillot
Lecture 10. Malassezia yeasts and Malassezia dermatitis in animals
17:00-17:30 . Jacques Guillot / Javier Cabanes / Ton Rijs / Hein van der Lee/ Marlou Tehupeiory-Kooreman
Practicals 4. Identification of Malassezia yeasts

Wednesday 20 December: SYSTEMIC FUNGAL INFECTIONS IN ANIMALS, CYTOLOGY AND HISTOPATHOLOGY OF FUNGAL INFECTIONS IN ANIMALS
8:30-9:00 . Amir Seyedmousavi
Lecture 11. Aspergillus and aspergillosis in wild and domestic animals
9:00-9:45. Pascal Arné / Veronica Risco
Lecture 12. Aspergillosis in birds
9:45-10:30 .Paul verweij
Lecture 13. Antifungal-resistance in Aspergillus spp. (Possible role of Agriculture)
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 Patrizia Danesi
Lecture 14. Cryptococcus yeasts
11:45-12:30 René Chermette
Lecture 15. Cryptococcosis in animals
12:30-13:30: Lunch
13:30-14:15 .Kate English
Practicals 5. Clinical cases / Cytology
14.30-15.30 .Henrik E. Jensen
Lecture 16. Histopathology of animal mycoses
15:30–16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30 .Henrik E. Jensen / Edouard Reyes Gomes
Practicals 6. Histopathology of animal mycoses

Thursday 21 December: ANIMAL MODELS, MYCOTOXICOSES, ANTIFUNGAL DRUGS AND ANTIFUNGAL SUSCEPTIBILITY, Clinical Practice
8:30-9:30 .Ilse Jacobsen
Lecture 17. Experimental animal / alternative models of fungal infections
9:30-10.30 .Elena Piecková
Lecture 18. Mycotoxins and mycotoxicoses in animals
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 . Amir Seyedmousavi
Lecture 19. Antifungal treatment of animal mycoses
12:00-13:00 . Eric Dannaoui
Practicals 7. Antifungal susceptibility testing: yeasts and filamentous fungi (Overview of laboratory procedures)
13:00-14:00: Lunch
14:00-14:30 .Visit of the Hospital for companion animals (CHUVA)
14:30-16:00 .Andrea Peano / Ramona Moraru
Clinical case reports (part 1: cutaneous mycoses)
16:00–16:30 Coffee break
16.30-17.30 .René Chermette / Jacques Guillot
Clinical case reports (part 2: deep mycoses)

Friday 22 December: MYCOSES IN WILDLIFE
8:30-9:00 .Pascal Arné / Veronica Risco
Lecture 22. Presentation of the wildlife rescue center of Alfort (CEDAF)
Results of epidemiological surveys about mycoses in birds and hedgehogs
9:00-10:00. Matthew Fisher
Lecture 23. Chytriomycosis
10:00–10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:30. Gudrun Wibbelt
Lecture 24. Bat White Nose Syndrome

11:30-12:30. Final exam
12.30-13:00.Jacques Guillot / Amir Seyedmousavi / René Chermette
Course summary & closing remarks & certificates
13:00-14:00 Lunch & farewell
Minimum number of applicants: 15


Deadline for application: October 1st, 2017

Registration fees:
EURO 600 for students (including PhD students and residents), postdocs
EURO 1000 for academia or veterinary practitioners
EURO 1400 for members of private companies
(Accommodation is not included)

For registration, please enter your Email address and click next or contact:
Prof. Jacques Guillot (jacques.guillot@vet‐alfort.fr)
Dr. Amir Seyedmousavi (Seyedmousavi@nih.gov)


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