Yehuda Stram

Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine



Session/debate: Vector-borne viral diseases - is vaccination the right tool?

Climatic changes are originating a redistribution of  arthropods, with vector-borne diseases emerging at an alarming pace. Can we be prepared for the next threat?

Lecture: Contingency plans should include vaccination when new cases are declared


Yehuda Stram was born in Israel in 1949. He received the B.Sc. degree in 1975 from the Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University and in 1977 he received his M.Sc. degree from the Department of Microbiology, Tel-Aviv University. The Ph.D. Department of Molecular Virology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was given to him in 1985.

Dr. Stram’s post doctorate was conducted at the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Nutly N.J., between the years 1983-1985 and at the Kentucky University a year later.

Between the years 1987 and 1991 Dr. Stram held the position of a researcher at the Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 1991 until his retirement in 2016 he was the head of the Molecular Virology Laboratory in the "Kimron Israeli Veterinary Institute".

Dr. Stram was an editor of the "Virus Genes" magazine between the years 2007-2011 and is the editor of the “Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine” since 2015.