Docteur en science vétérinaire. Maître de conférence. Département de Médecine Vétérinaire, Université de Namur
Santé animale, parasitologie, zoonoses, épidémiologie et biostatistiques. Afrique (Maghreb et Afrique Sub-Saharienne)

Tanguy Marcotty graduated as a veterinarian in Liège in 1992. He then started a career in Africa. He worked for 8 years on tsetse and tick borne diseases of cattle in Eastern Zambia. He obtained his PhD degree in Liège in 2003 and worked at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, until 2013, mostly on the epidemiology and the control of animal diseases and zoonoses in Africa. He participated and coordinated some EU projects on One Health in Africa. In 2009 he became lecturer in parasitology for veterinary students at the universities of Namur and Louvain, where he continues to work on several research projects in Africa. Since 2016 he teaches MSc students in the framework of a course on health risk management at the university of Liège. During his career, he coached many MSc and PhD students, mostly from Africa, and authored or co-authored about a hundred peer-reviewed scientific publications.

Key publications

Amarir F, Rhalem A, Sadak A, Raes M, Oukessou M, Saadi A, Bouslikhane M, Gauci CG, Lightowlers MW, Kirschvink N, Marcotty T. Control of cystic echinococcosis in the Middle Atlas, Morocco: Field evaluation of the EG95 vaccine in sheep and cesticide treatment in dogs. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021 Mar 8;15(3).

Kazadi Kawaya E, Marcotty T, Mfumu-Kazadi LM, Marcotty D, Van Gucht S, Kirschvink N. Evaluation of dog vaccination schemes against rabies in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Prev Vet Med. 2022 Jan;198:105531.

Amzati GS, Djikeng A, Odongo DO, Nimpaye H, Sibeko KP, Muhigwa JB, Madder M, Kirschvink N, Marcotty T. Genetic and antigenic variation of the bovine tick-borne pathogen Theileria parva in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa. Parasit Vectors. 2019 Dec 16;12(1):588.

Marcotty T, Thys E, Conrad P, Godfroid J, Craig P, Zinsstag J, Meheus F, Boukary AR, Badé MA, Sahibi H, Filali H, Hendrickx S, Pissang C, Van Herp M, van der Roost D, Thys S, Hendrickx D, Claes M, Demeulenaere T, van Mierlo J, Dehoux JP, Boelaert M. Intersectoral collaboration between the medical and veterinary professions in low-resource societies: The role of research and training institutions. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 May;36(3):233-9.

Marcotty T, Chaka G, Brandt J, Berkvens D, Thys E, Mulumba M, Mataa L, Van den Bossche P. The transfer of East Coast fever immunisation to veterinary paraprofessionals in Zambia. Rev Sci Tech. 2008 Dec;27(3):741-9.