EAFP 2024 Small Grant Scheme

The EAFP Small Grants Scheme (SGS) has been established to allocate funding up to a maximum of 5000 Euro to support applications from members of the EAFP.  Funds will be provided specifically for training or collaborative visits to laboratories and institutions. When the call is activated, instructions on the protocol for applying, … Read More

EAFP Council Election Results 2023-2027

ELECTION RESULTS FOR EAFP COUNCIL POSITIONS FOR 2023-2027 EAFP VICE PRESIDENT EAFP GENERAL SECRETARY EAFP PUBLICATIONS OFFICER   Following the call published on the EAFP website, FB and in Newsletters, the nominations for EAFP Council posts were: EAFP Vice President: Edgar Brun (Norway) and Snježana Zrnčić (Croatia). EAFP General Secretary: … Read More

SAIC Workshop Sponsorships at 21st EAFP Conference

21st EAFP CONFERENCE ABERDEEN 2023 This year’s EAFP conference in Aberdeen hosts 2 pre-conference workshops on Sunday the 10th September, the traditional Histopathology workshop and, as a novelty, a Bioinformatics workshop. We thank the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) who has decided to sponsor 10 attendees for each workshop! (Requirement: … Read More

2023 EAFP Council Elections

EAFP Council Elections Regarding the EAFP Council elections – announced in in the Newsletters (February 2023, April 2023, and May 2023), nominations for EAFP Council posts effective from September 2023 are now closed. Nominees for Vice President: Dr Edgar Brun (Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway) Dr Snježana Zrnčić (Croatian Veterinary Institute, … Read More

EAFP Student Awards 2023

EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS AWARDS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 21st INTERNATIONAL EAFP MEETING ARE NOW OPEN! The EAFP will provide 11 awards for early career scientists (PhD students and postdoctoral fellows) working on fish, shellfish and crustacean diseases to participate in the EAFP conference in Aberdeen, Scotland, from September 11th – 14th … Read More

Obituary Hans-Jürgen Schlotfeldt

IN MEMORIAM OF HANS-JÜRGEN SCHLOTFELDT 17th September 1938 – 29th December 2022 We are very sad to report the death of our Honorary Member H.-J. Schlotfeldt, who passed away on the 29th of December 2022 at the age of 84. H.-J. was one of the founding fathers of the EAFP … Read More

Obituary Rune Waagbø

IN MEMORIAM OF RUNE WAAGBØ Deeply shocked we received the message of the loss of our colleague Rune Waagbø. He fell ill at the end of last year and his life could not be saved. He was 63 years old. Rune lived in Bergen, Norway, and worked as program manager … Read More

Obituary Panos Varvarigos

IN MEMORIAM OF PANOS VARVARIGOS 3rd June 1960 – 2nd November 2022 We are extremely saddened by the unexpected loss of Dr. Panos Varvarigos, age 62, on the 2nd of November 2022. We will all miss Panos very much. His profound knowledge of fish pathology, his willingness to help everyone … Read More

21st EAFP Conference Aberdeen 2023

1ST ANNOUNCEMENT 21ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DISEASES OF FISH AND SHELLFISH Aberdeen, UK 11th-14th September 2023 We are happy to announce the 21st International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish which will be held at the P&J Live Aberdeen TECA, in beautiful Scotland. The EAFP  welcomes abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations. … Read More

Obituary Robin Overstreet

In Memory Dr. Robin Overstreet 1 June 1939 – 21 May 2022 The US branch of EAFP is saddened to hear of the passing of one of our esteemed members, Dr. Robin Overstreet, a highly respected fish parasitologist and pathologist. His scientific career, spanning more than 50 years, was based … Read More