Research for the Environment

In 2011 delegates of SVEPM Annual Conference came to Leipzig!

Hans-Hermann Thulke .
Hans-Hermann Thulke Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research UFZ
Department of Ecological Modelling
Project group Ecological Epidemiology
Permoserstr. 15
D - 04318 Leipzig
building 1.0, room 211
phone: ++49-(0)341-235-1712
fax: ++49-(0)341-235-1473
mail: P.O.Box 500136, D-04301 Leipzig
e-mail: hans.thulke (at)

Current Interest
  • ecological epidemiolgy
  • management-oriented disease modelling
  • quantitative assessment in animal welfare
  • good modelling practise for Animal Health
  • disease spread and pattern formation
  • modelling transmission - the finite and the infinite world
  • rabies in foxes and the effect of oral vaccination
  • CSF, ASF, FMD in wild boar
  • small foxtapeworm echinococcus
  • improving emergency control in livestock populations
  • "impfen statt keulen" - "vaccinate to live" pro's and con's

Synergistic activity
  • EFSA's Animal Health and Animal Welfare Panel (Vice Chair)(AHAW)
  • SVEPM, Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Junior Vice President
  • Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Editorial Board
  • DVG, Deutsche Veterinärmedizinische Gesellschaft
  • EFSA: Working Groups on Animal Health issues, Animal Welfare assessments, and Guidance in risk assessment methodologies
  • EMA: ad-hoc Scientific Advisory Groups
  • FAO: ad hoc Scientific Advisory Group FMD in wild boar
  • Centre of Excellence in Animal Welfare Science: Moving towards quantitative risk assessment in animal welfare
  • International EPiLab: Reintroduction of wild boar into Denmark (Wildrisk)
  • BMELV: Twinning Project Lithuania "Strengthening animal health control and contingency planning" - LT/2005/IB/AG/03
  • WHO CC for Rabies Research & Surveillance: Emergency control
  • Lectures: Universities of Cape Town (SA); Leipzig & Halle (D); BA Gera (D)
  • Compound courses in Modelling, Statistics, Risk assessment
  • Jose Enrique Sulbaran Romero (PhD), DAAD-Fellow, Venezuela
  • Stefan Eberlein (Trainee), University Leipzig, Germany
  • Finn Bastiansen, RIFCON GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Christian Dietrich (Diploma), UFZ Leipzig, Germany
  • Dirk Eisinger (PhD), freelancer, Germany
  • Nestor Fernandez (PostDoc), Estación Biológica de Doñana, Spain
  • Frank Hansen (PhD), freelancing consultant.
  • Stephanie Kramer-Schadt (PostDoc), IZW, Leibniz Inst. for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany
  • Dirk Krutinat (Diploma)
  • Martin Lange (PhD), UFZ Leipzig, Germany
  • Huibert Maurice (PhD), Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Netherlands
  • Katrin Meyer (Trainee), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
  • Thomas Quintaine (PhD), Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne, France
  • Henning Siemen (BoA), Uni Magdeburg, Germany
  • Niko Speybroeck (PhD), MC-Fellow, Belgium
  • Gideon Wasserberg (PhD), University of North Carolina at Greensboro, US

Academic Career
  • *29th August 1966 at Halle/Saale.
  • Studies of mathematics and biology at the University of Leipzig.
  • Diploma in mathematics in June 1992.
  • PhD degree (Dr.rer.nat.) in August 1996.
  • 1996-1997 scientist at the Federal Research Centre for Animal Health, Wusterhausen/Dosse, Germany
  • 1997-2002 PostDoc at the Department of Ecological Modelling in the UFZ, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Since 2002 senior scientist at the Department of Ecological Modelling in the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Reasearch - UFZ, Leipzig-Halle, Germany.


Einführung in die Modellierung ökologischer Systeme

3.-13. März 2015

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