Main Event ERN 2023 -UMU-Workshop-“Fish are also vaccinated”

Fish are also vaccinated

Schedule, Workshop

The workshops that have been organized in this activity for all ages are the following:

Face-to-face activities:

  • Fish are also vaccinated

The methodologies applied in aquaculture to vaccinate fish and protect them from disease will be explained to participants. A game with toy fish will be developed.

  • The snot of the octopus

Explain that octopus produce mucus to protect themselves from unfavorable environmental factors and infections.

  • Guess who produces chitin

It will explain what chitin is, what it can be used for, and where it can be obtained. A game will be developed to identify which organisms produce chitin and in what form.

Online Activity:

  • Curiosities of mucus

Online game about mucus, its properties and its importance in health. A game will be developed in Genially or Kahoot so that attendees can demonstrate that they have learned basic notions about mucus that will be explained at the stand and will be made available to attendees in poster and poster format.

Coordination: María del Mar Collado González, Department of Cell Biology and Histology, University of Murcia.

Day and time: 29 September, 18-22 hours.

Location: Patio del Campus de la Merced, University of Murcia.