1st - 6th, September, 2024

Havana, Varadero, Cuba.



Early registration date

April 8th, 2024

The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) of Havana, Cuba has the pleasure to organize the 11th edition of the Tick and Tick-Borne Pathogen Conference and in this occasion joined to the 3rd edition of the “BioTicks” Congress.

Main Topics

TTP Conference is one of the most important conventions in the world devoted to taxonomy and evolution of ticks and tick – borne pathogens, their ecology and epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and strategies for their control including immunity and vaccines among others.

Taxonomy and evolution of tick – borne pathogens

Ecology and epidemiology of Ticks and tick-borne Pathogens

Pathogenesis of ticks and tick-borne pathogens

Diagnosis and strategies for control of ticks and tick-borne pathogens including immunity and vaccines

Tick microbiome and genomics

Special Symposia • “Tick taxonomy”

Organized by PhD. Filipe Dantas Torres

Special Symposia • “Livestock anti-tick vaccines and commercialization challenges”

Organized by PhD. Ala Tabor

Special Symposia • “Tick Physiology and Metabolism”

Organized by PhD. Ladislav Simo

Special Symposia • “Tick-borne diseases of dogs and cats”

Organized by Professor Gad Baneth

Special Symposia • “Tick microbiota”

Organized by PhD. Alejandro Cabezas

Special Symposia • My Thesis in 180 seconds for PhD students


During six days, you will have the opportunity to share top science and enjoy a very beautiful tropical environment with awesome and friendliest people in an itinerant meeting traveling from the Havana city to the Varadero beach.


Havana is the capital and largest city of Cuba. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and monuments. Old Havana was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.


Varadero is the best known tourist resort town of Cuba, ranked second among the best beaches in the world, according to the Travelers’ Choice 2022 Best of The Best selection.

Cuba’s culture

We are planning to unite Cuba’s culture with the TTP and “Bioticks” conferences of scientific excellence with the aim of achieving a wonderful experience for all our delegates.

Honored Invited Speakers

Honored Invited Speakers attending the TTP11 conference

Professor Pat Nuttall

Patricia (Pat) Anne Nuttall, is known for her research on ticks and tick-borne viruses. Her discoveries include the fact that pathogens can be

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Professor Petr Kopacek

Professor Petr Kopáček is graduated in physical chemistry at Faculty of Sciences in the Charles University in Prague and received his Master

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