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Veterinary Vaccinology workshop-SAPHIR 2018

Veterinary Vaccinology workshop-SAPHIR 2018
21 -22 May 2018
Edinburgh, UK
SAPHIR - PARAGON - UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network

H2020 SAPHIR, H2020 PARAGONE and the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network will be hosting it’s 2nd European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop at The Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, UK, on May 21-22nd 2018.

Goal : To provide integrated and up-to-date knowledge on the challenges facing the development of effective veterinary vaccines.

Targeted public : early career and senior scientists and other members of the animal health profession. A selection for physical attendance among the pre-registered people will be done according to the interest, expertise and to the institute.

Costs: The workshop is free of fees and includes two lunches, coffee breaks, and a cocktail. Please note that it does not covers travel, diners and accommodation costs.

In order to attend, please pre-register  here.  A selection among the pre-registered people will be done based on equal representation of institutes. Preference will be given to young researchers implicated in SAPHIR or in projects related to SAPHIR . Researchers not involved in SAPHIR can also apply.


Room: Auditorium G-022

DAY 1 (8:45 – 18:30)

Animators and chairmen: Bruno Goddeeris (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Gary Entrican (The Moredun Institute, UK)

  • Mucosal vaccines in veterinary species – Eric Cox  (Ghent University, Belgium)
  • Vaccination at young age – Lynda Saif (The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, USA)
  • Socio-economical aspects of veterinary vaccine development – Camille Bellet (Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, UK)
  • Anti-parasitic vaccines – Damer Blake, The Royal Veterinary College (Royal Veterinary College, UK)
  • Regulatory aspects of veterinary vaccine development – Andy Peters, VMA (University of Edinburgh)
  • Career Opportunities for Early Career Researchers Case studies with Christine Burkard (The Roslin Institute), Carmen Galan (Ingenasa) and Arnaud Martzolff (Virbac).
  • Poster session and cocktails

DAY 2 (8:45 – 16:00)

Animators and chairmen: Bruno Goddeeris (KU Leuven, Belgium) and Gary Entrican (The Moredun Institute, UK)

  • Strategies for inducing broad immunity Davide Corti (HUMABS BioMed, Switzerland)
  • Veterinary Vaccines in the One Health Perspective – Nick Juleff (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA)
  • Toolbox for investigating vaccine responses in livestock species – Jayne Hope (Roslin Institute)  and John Hammond (The Pirbright Institute, UK)
  • Modelling Veterinary Vaccine responses – Matthew Baylis (University of Liverpool, UKJ)
  • Wrap-up session