Winners of EAFP-SGS 2018

Congratulations to the EAFP members that have received the EAFP Small Grant Scheme for 2018:


  • Kerrie Ni Dhufaigh, project title “Comparative proteomic profiling of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Neoparamoeba perurans proteins associated with Amoebic Gill Disease”; hosted by Eugene Dillon, Proteomics Core of University College Dublin, Ireland


  • Bartolomeo Gorgoglione, working on common pathogens’ co-infection in rainbow trout; hosted by Andrew Wargo, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, United States


  • Lisa Jordan, working on Taiwanese isolate of Koi Herpesvirus; hosted by Michael Wolff, University of Applied Sciences, THM, Germany


  • Khalid Shahin, project title: “Temporal immune responses induced following primary and booster mucosal vaccination regimes against Vibrio anguillarum in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)”; hosted by Tharangani K. Herath, Department of Animal Production, welfare and Veterinary Sciences Harper Adams University, UK


  • Anamarija Vrbatovic, working on the monogenean Sparicotyle chrysophrii in the farmed sea bream, hosted by Ariadna Sitja-Bobadilla, Instituto de Acuicultura Torre de la Sal (CSIC), Spain


EAFP-SGS are assigned on a competitive basis and upon rigorous evaluation by the EAFP Council. Awardees will be provided 1000 Euros to carry out a collaborative visit in the designed host institutions. The next EAFP-SGS call will be announced in due time for the 2020 call, until then general guidelines for application will remain available in the EAFP website.

The EAFP Meeting Secretary, Ivona Mladineo