Poster presentation at "XX Conference of the Portuguese Association of Buiatrics"

Poster "XX Conference of the Portuguese Association of Buiatrics, Évora"

Poster presentation at "XX Jornadas da Associação Portuguesa de Buiatria" (XX Conference of the Portuguese Association of Buiatrics), took place on November 8 and 9, 2019, Vila Galé - Évora

Identification of genetic markers associated with resistance to internal parasites in the Merino Branca sheep breed - the MERINOparasite Project

Helga Waap1,3, Tiago Perloiro2, Telmo Nunes3, Jacinto Gomes1,3, Ana Cristina Ferreira1, Maria Salomé Gonçalves3, Andreia J. Amaral3, Luís Telo da Gama3
1 Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Portugal
2 Associação Nacional de Criadores de Ovinos de Raça Merina (ANCORME), Portugal
3 CIISA, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária – Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Field work

Start of sampling and implementation of the field app.

Beginning of the internship of Pedro Vieira

4Beginning of the internship for the Integrated Master's Degree in Veterinary Medicine of Pedro Vieira, student at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University Lusófona.

Field app for on-farm data collection

APP MERINO PARASITECompletion of an online field app for on-farm data collection. This app was developed to be used on the mobile phone or tablet and will be applied in the field to implement an epidemiological questionnaire in the farms involved in the project.

Poster presentation at WAAVP2019

waavp2019Poster presentation at:

WAAVP2019: 7-11 Julho 2019, Madison, WI, USA:
- 27th Conference of the World Association for the Advancements of Veterinary Parasitology
- 64th American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists Annual Meeting
- 63rd Annual Livestock Insect Workers Conference

Article published in magazine "Vida Rural"

Article published in magazine

Article published: Waap H, Gomes J, J Amaral A, Ferreira AC, Nunes T, Perloiro T, Gama LT (2019) Marcadores genéticos associados à resistência aos parasitas – o projeto MERINOparasite (Genetic markers associated with resistance to parasites - the MERINOparasite Project). Vida Rural, 1849: 38-40

Second opening of an international public selection call


Second opening of an international public selection call for the hiring of a doctorate to carry out scientific research activities within the scope of the project under a fixed-term employment contract.

Aviso n.º 12950/2019

Diário da República n.º 155/2019, Série II de 2019-08-14