21st August 2015

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Veterinary Vaccinology Network Newsletter

UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2016

Take a first look at the programme for the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2016.

Hosted at the Manchester Conference Centre on 5th - 6th January 2016, the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network is hosting it's second annual conference. Conference themes will include presentations from international experts in vaccinology:

Transcriptomics: Global Immune Responses
Novel Vaccines
Funders/Early Career Researchers
Working effectively with Industry

Moredun leads new € 9 million research consortium to develop parasite vaccines

The European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme have recently awarded a grant of just under 9 million euros to work on the development of vaccines to help control parasitic diseases of food animals.
The PARAGONE project (vaccines for animal parasites) is being led by Moredun Research Institute and involves 17 international scientific and industrial partners working collaboratively to develop new vaccines to combat major parasitic diseases having a significant impact in both ruminant and poultry production systems worldwide.
Antigen Discovery and Proteomics of Host Response Workshop

Co-hosted at The Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool, 18th November 2015

Including tours of the Centre of Proteome Research and the Centre of Genomic Research
" Parasite Vaccine Antigen Discovery - rational, pragmatic and common-ground approaches"
Dr Alasdair Nisbet, Moredun Research Institute

"Using Deep Sequencing of the transcriptome to refine the proteome - tools for any occasion and species"
Dr David Matthews, University of Bristol

'Dragon's Den' 5 Minute Pitches for access to Proteomic analysis

Papers of Interest

Genome specialization and decay of the strangles pathogen, Streptococcus equi, is driven by persistent infection
Sequence and structural diversity of transferrin receptors in Gram-negative porcine pathogens
Bringing plant-based veterinary vaccines to market: managing regulatory and commercial hurdles

External Events
The Veterinary Vaccine Congress, 9-11th November 2015, Madrid
15% off tickets exclusively for Veterinary Vaccinology Network Members

Global Foot and Mouth Disease Research Alliance Scientific Conference, 20 -22nd October 2015, Hanoi

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