Kuban Abdykerimov

Kubanychbek "Kuban" Abdykerimov

PhD student

Phone: +41 44 63 58 495

Room number: TBA 10.13


Kubanychbek is a veterinarian, he finished a degree from the Kyrgyz Agrarian Academy “K.I.Skrjabin”, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Then he started to work at Kyrgyz Research Institute of Veterinary Science “A.Duisheev” in the Department of Parasitology. In 2013 finished his Master’s dissertation. Kubanychbek was involved in numerous projects regarding zoonosis control in Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with World Bank, OIE, worked closely with Ministry of Agriculture to develop national strategies on Echinococcosis, Brucellosis, Rabies, Anthrax, took part in review and update of adjusted Standard Operation Procedures for the Kyrgyz Veterinary Diagnostic Center.
He has spent some time in Zurich working in the laboratories of the Institute of Parasitology learning and developing diagnostic tools for echinococcosis in animals (project # 119028, NF SCOPES (Scientific co-operation between Eastern Europe and Switzerland)). Kubanychbek interested in zoonotic diseases, epidemiology and statistics questions.
Abdykerimov Kubanychbek is a student of the SSPH+ Global PhD Fellowship Program in Public Health Sciences funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (Horizon 2020 - COFUND). He is enrolled for a PhD (December 2019) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Life Science Zurich Graduate School) at the University of Zurich, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Paul R. Torgerson. Kubanychbek would like to address in future research on the possibility of using epidemiological methods to decide issues and tasks in Veterinary Public Health, with an emphasis on zoonotic parasites.