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Infection and Immunity Annual Symposium

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Graduate School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square, room 4.10

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The Infection and Immunity Research Network is delighted to host it s next annual symposium. All staff and students across the University of Bristol are warmly invited to attend.

PROGRAMME

  • 09:30 - 10:00, arrival and welcome refreshments
  • 10:00 - 10:05, Opening remarks: Dr Lindsay Nicholson (Network co-Lead)

Session 1: vaccination and humans

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  • 10:05 - 10:25, Adam Finn (Professor of Paediatrics, Bristol Medical School), Attenuated nasal flu vaccine and bacterial carriage in children

  • 10:25 - 10:40, Dr Rajeka Lazarus (UHB), Memory B cell responses to pneumococcal vaccines in adults

  • 10:40 - 11:05, Keynote 1: Rob Heyderman (UCL), Control of pneumococcal colonisation at mucosal surfaces to generate herd protection

11:05 - 11:25 break

Session 2: vaccination and animals

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  • 11:25 - 11:40, Mick Bailey (Professor of Comparative Immunology, Bristol Veterinary School), Mucosal immunisation and the microbiome

  • 11:40 - 11:55, Amy Thomas (PhD student, Bristol Veterinary School), Characterisation and development of the bovine respiratory microbiome

  • 11:55 - 12:20, Keynote 2: Timothy Connelley (Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh), Research for veterinary vaccines – Theileria, tuberculosis and Networks

12:20 - 13:00breakout sessions 1 & 2

13:00 - 13:35lunch

13:35 - 13:45 reports on breakout sessions (5 mins each)

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