21st January 2016

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Happy New Year from the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network!

Veterinary Vaccinology Network Annual Newsletter 2015

 The BBSRC UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network Annual Newsletter 2015 highlights the network and it's member's successes during the first year of the grant. A big thank you to all that contributed to the network successes in 2015. Please do continue to take part and have an active role in the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network activities.

This newsletter includes:

  • Veterinary Vaccinology Network Annual Conference 2015
  • Bioinformatics Workshop hosted at The Roslin Institute
  • Career Development Workshop hosted at The Moredun Institute
  • Antigen Discovery Workshop hosted at The University of Liverpool
  • Public Engagement Activies
  • Journal Clubs
  • Network Blog


New Vision and high level research strategy for UK Animal and Plant Health Research Published

Global Foot and Mouth Disease Research Alliance Conference 2015 Presentations

 Professor Willie Donachie, former Managing Director of Moredun Scientific and renowned veterinary microbiologist, awarded OBE in New Year's Honours

2016 Network Associated Events

European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop
Co-hosted by UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network, H2020 SAPHIR and PARAGONE
Ghent, Belgium 9th -10th May 2016

The goal of this workshop is to provide integrated and up-to-date knowledge on the challenges facing the development of effective veterinary vaccines. Please pre-register interest in attending the event on the European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop page.

South Wilts Virus Group Meeting
The Pirbright Institute
Wednesday 3rd February 2016

An afternoon including topic specific workshops and presentations showcasing research at The Pirbright Institute, Surrey.

A tour of The Pirbright Institute's Insectary
Bioimaging at The Pirbright Institute
The application of high-throughput sequencing techniques for Virology

Viral Vector Vaccines for the global control of African Horse Sickness
The Bovine B Cell Response in FMDV
Avian Influenza: Vaccines and Zoonotic Potential

For more information and registration please email



European Research Area on Sustainable Animal Production Systems ERA-NET SusAn

Applications open for 2016 Moredun Foundation Awards - funding available to support innovative projects and individuals with an interest in livestock health and welfare

....In the next issue: Special Edition on UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2016. To include presentations, conference report and delegate listings.

Do you have any news or recent papers to be published on the Veterinary Vaccinology Network Website?

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