Specialisation Health and Disease

This specialisation focuses on the biology of human and animal health.

What will you learn?

You will focus on the prevention of health problems and the functioning of healthy organisms. Therefore, you will learn about molecular, immunological, virological, physiological and disease ecological approaches. Check the Study Handbook to see the courses of this specialisation and the chair groups at which you can do your thesis.

Thesis examples

  • Transmission of white spot syndrome virus improved-extensive and semi-intensive shrimp production systems: a molecular epidemiology study
  • Characterization of a wheat HSP70 gene and its expression in response to stripe rust infection and abiotic stress
  • The role of opioids in protective immune responses of carp