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UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network Newsletter

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European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop 2016


The BBSRC UK Veterinary Veterinary Vaccinology Network co-hosted the European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop in conjunction with SAPHIR and PARAGONE on 9-10 May 2016 at the University of Gent, Belgium. SAPHIR (Strengthening Animal Production and Health through the Immune Response; http://www.h2020-saphir.eu/) and PARAGONE (http://www.paragoneh2020.eu/) are multinational vaccinology consortium projects funded by The European Union under the Horizon 2020 Programme aimed at technological development and demonstration of impact of livestock vaccines. Common to both projects and to the BBSRC UK Veterinary Vaccinology strategy is the generation of knowledge of immune responses that underpin the strategic design and development of vaccines that have end-user relevance. This was reflected in the programme of the meeting, with presentations by representatives from veterinary Pharma, veterinary consultants and academic researchers from universities and research institutes.

European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop Homepage - a selection of presentations, minutes, reports and feedback from the workshop.

 

The Times Cheltenham Science Festival 2016

Come visit the VetVaccNet at The Times Cheltenham Science Festival
7th - 12th June 2016
 

Scientific Programme

Come hear Dr. Bryan Charleston, Professor Adrian Hill and Professor Andrew Pollard discuss Genetically Modified Vaccines, 2.30pm Tuesday 7th June 2016 

See the full brochure for more details on the scientific programme and activities.


Scientific Activities

The Veterinary Vaccinology Network, The Jenner Institute, The Pirbright Institute, Oxford Vaccine Group and The Moredun Institute also have a stand full of disease control interactive engagement activities for all ages throughout the week.  This can be found in Cheltenham Imperial Gardens.
 
Tickets for Genetically Modified Vaccines Presentation

Funding

*New Funding* Tackling Antimicrobial resistance: behavior within and beyond the healthcare setting call -ESRC Led

The ESRC, in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) are pleased to invite applications for cross disciplinary proposals on the topic of behaviour relating to antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Events

Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses Focused Meeting 2016

Charles Darwin House, London
26th September - 29th September 2016
Final call for abstracts
"Identifying the most important barriers in Veterinary Immunology that are preventing progress in Veterinary Vaccinology".
Additional Session at the International Veterinary Immunology Symposium
Supported by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Early Career Vaccinologist Network Journal Club

Vaccines against Lyme Disease: What Happened and What Lessons Can We Learn? and Design and Development of a Novel Vaccine for Protection against Lyme borreliosis (papers can be found below)

Chaired by: Natalia Bednarska, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
If you are interested in being a part of the video conference led journal club please contact enquiries@vetvaccnet.ac.uk for more information. 
 

Research Papers

Vaccines against Lyme Disease: What Happened and What Lessons Can We Learn?
Design and Development of a Novel Vaccine for Protection against Lyme borreliosis
Aerosol Delivery of a Candidate Universal Influenza Vaccine Reduces Viral Load in Pigs Challenged with Pandemic H1N1 Virus.
CDC image James Gathany

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