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3rd Mar 2019

Anatomy Congress in Turkey

11th National Congress of Veterinary Anatomy, taking place every two years and 2nd International Congress of Veterinary Anatomy is going to take place with the organization of the Association of Veterinary Anatomy and Ankara University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Department of Anatomy between the dates 26 -29 October 2019 in Kyrenia, Turkey (Northern Cyprus). Read […]

Posted 4 years ago
3rd Mar 2019

Update on Formaldehyde

Update formaldehyde and the EU On March 29 2019 the EU adopted a new amendment to directive 2004/37/EC which regulates the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work. In this amendment the use of formaldehyde is being allowed for workers in the healthcare sector, including embalming for […]

Posted 4 years ago
1st Feb 2019

Prof. S.V. Bavdek, Ljublana

Obituary: PROF. DR. SRDAN VALENTIN BAVDEK (8. 2. 1937 – 27. 1. 2019) Emeritus Professor Srdan Valentin Bavdek was born on 8th February 1937 in Leskovec near Krško. He went on to study veterinary medicine at the newly-founded Veterinary Department of the Faculty of Agronomy, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine in Ljubljana. In 1963 he was […]

Posted 4 years ago
27th Jan 2019

YGVA 2019 Call for abstracts

Dear colleagues, abstract submission for the 10th Meeting of the Young Generation of Veterinary Anatomists is now open. Further information about the meeting and abstract requirements can be found here.

Posted 4 years ago
19th Dec 2018

Festive Greetings

Dear all, Christmas is approaching and although there’s no snow to remind me of it, the ‘largest Christmas tree’ of the world is shining brightly again after missing out last year because of lightning strike. (see for an impression of my morning view) As usual, it’s time now to look back and forward. Christiane and […]

Posted 4 years ago
20th Jul 2018

Nomina Histologica Veterinaria

This first edition of the NHV presents a list of the terminologies of veterinary cytology, general histology and special histology. This publication is authorized by the World Association of Veterinary Anatomists (W.A.V.A.). The International Committee on Veterinary Histological Nomenclature is fully aware that the establishment of a comprehensive list of 3.714 histological terms in Latin […]

Posted 4 years ago
3rd Jul 2018

Anatomy positions in Vienna

There are currently three vancancies at the anatomy department of the University of Vienna. For more details see

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18th Jun 2018

Prof. Aldo Cecio, Naples

Obituary: Professor Dr. Aldo Cecio Professor Aldo Cecio from Naples, Italy, passed away on June 13th in  Portici, province of  Naples. He was born in Santa Maria Capua Vetere,  province of Caserta. In addition to his work of researcher and teacher  at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Naples,  he  had many  cultural interests. After […]

Posted 4 years ago
8th Apr 2018

Stereology workshop in Tehran

International Workshop on Stereology, Tehran, Iran, May 8th-10th, 2018 is being organized as a collaboration of University of Tehran, Iran, University of Aarhus, Denmark and International Society for Stereology and Image Analysis. This stereology workshop will offer a comprehensive educational and research experience for national and international students and scientists to enhance their skills in […]

Posted 4 years ago
16th Feb 2018

Congress in Peru

XV Simposio Ibero-latinoamericano de Terminología anatómica – histológica – embriológica and II Congreso Peruano de Ciencias Morfológicas taking place in March 7th to 10th, 2018 in Lima, Peru, South America. For more more information go to

Posted 5 years ago