Starting in August 2019, the One Health team will be organising annual summer schools to allow students to profit from the expertise and knowledge of University of Bern academics and external experts in the fields of soil, plant, animal and human health. In addition, we held a one day International One Health Symposium-Microbiomes in soil, plant, animal and human health on August 14.
International Bachelor and Master Summer School 2019
The One Health International Bachelor and Master Summer School at the University of Bern offered a unique opportunity to explore the methods and current knowledge on the health of terrestrial food chains, from soils to plants, animals and humans. Students participating in the Summer School explored the interfaces between the different compartments and learn about the key role of microbes in causing disease and conferring health benefits.
International PhD and Postdoc Summer School 2019
The first One Health International PhD and Postdoc Summer School entitled `Microbiomes in soil, plant, animal and human health` consisted of conceptual keynote lectures on soil, plant and gut microbiomes and their links to environmental health and hands-on activities on the following topics: microbiota analysis (amplicon data), microbiome analysis (shotgun metagenomic data), scientific visualization, advanced graphics, ordination analysis, network analysis in R.