Planning is currently underway for the 4th International Symposium on Ranaviruses which will take place from June 7th to June 10th, 2017 in the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary. The venue of the meeting is the historical campus of the University of Veterinary Science, in the heart of the city of Pest. The meeting will include a joint day with the 10th International Symposium on Viruses of Lower Vertebrates (ISVLV), which will take place from June 4th to 7th. Field trips are planned at the end of the meeting, with excursions to nearby local nature reserve areas.

Check out the conference website at and please note the following important dates:

  • Early Bird registration starts from 1st October 2016
  • Early Bird registration ends on 31st January 2017
  • Regular registration starts from 1st February 2017
  • Abstract submission starts from 1st November 2016
  • Abstract submission ends on 15th March 2017

The organizing committee:

Prof. Dr. Mária Benkő, PhD, DVM, DSc

Prof. Dr. Balázs Harrach, PhD, DVM, DSc

Dr. Tibor Papp, PhD, DVM
Institute for Veterinary Medical Research, Centre for Agricultural Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

PD Dr. Rachel E. Marschang, DipECZM (herp), FTÄ Mikrobiologie, ZB Reptilien University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart and Laboklin GmbH & Co. KG, Bad Kissingen, Germany

For more information, or if you are interested in helping with specific aspects of planning the symposium, contact Dr. Marschang at

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