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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting 2017

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Ole Sereni - Airport Hotel

Mombasa Road

Nairobi, Nairobi County

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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting 2017

The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) Meeting 2017 will take place at the Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting aims to: bring together United Kingdom (UK) and low-and-middle income country (LMIC) partners to form collaborations; introduce other networks that IVVN members should be aware of and bring together academic with industrial and other non-academic partners. The meeting will be composed of 4 themes: Vaccines for Zoonotic Diseases, Veterinary Vaccine Production in Africa, Synthetic Biology in Vaccine Development and Livestock Vaccines Here & Now.

Please contact IVVN@roslin.ed.ac.uk with any queries regarding the meeting. We look forward to seeing you in Nairobi.

Accommodation:

Ole Sereni Hotel: http://www.ole-sereni.com/
Boma Inn: http://www.theboma.co.ke/boma-inn-nairobi/
The Boma: http://www.theboma.co.ke/
Eka Hotel: http://www.ekahotel.com/

Please note October is high season for hotels in Nairobi so please book your accomodation ASAP.

International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting Programme

Day 1 – 30th October 2017

0900 - 0930 Registration
0930 - 0945 Welcome & Introduction Dr Vish Nene (ILRI) & Dr Bryan Charleston (The Pirbright Institute)
0945 - 1000 The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Dr Tim Connelley (The Roslin Institute)

Theme 1: Vaccines for Zoonotic Diseases
Chair: Prof Fiona Tomley

1000 - 1045 Unravelling the pathogenesis of visceral leishmaniasis: a one-health, interdisciplinary research agenda Prof Paul Kaye (The University of York)
1045 - 1130 Rift Valley Fever Dr George Warimwe (KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)
1130 - 1200 Tea & Coffee
1200 - 1220 Brucellosis and the BactiVac Network Dr John McGiven (Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA))
1220 - 1240 The respiratory virus community in households of rural coastal Kenya Dr Patrick Munywoki (KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)

1240 - 1300 Vaccine needs for zoonotic diseases in humans and animals Dr Baptiste Dungu (MCI Sante Animale)
1300 - 1400 Lunch

Theme 2: Veterinary Vaccine Production in Africa
Chair: Prof Brian Perry

1400 - 1445 The current economic burdens of livestock infectious diseases in tropical regions/LMICs/Africa Prof Jonathan Rushton (University of Liverpool)
1445 - 1515 Veterinary vaccine production in Africa – capacity and limitations Dr Nick Nwankpa (AU PANVAC)
1515 - 1545 The use of next generation adjuvants in animal health Dr Renate Lamprecht (Afrigen)
1545 - 1615 Tea & Coffee
1615 - 1630 Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute (KEVEVAPI) Dr Jane Wachira (KEVEVAPI)
1630 - 1645 Botswana Vaccine Institute (BVI) Dr Matlho (Botswana Vaccine Institute)
1645 - 1730 TBC
1730 - 1900 Wine & Poster Session
1900 Dinner at the Ole Sereni Hotel


Day 2 – 31st October 2017

0900 - 0930 Tea & Coffee

Theme 3: Synthetic Biology in Vaccine Development
Chair: Dr Pip Beard

0930 - 1015 TBC
1015 - 1100 Development of synthetic self-replicating mRNA platforms for vaccines and therapeutics
Dr Nathaniel Wang (Synthetic Genomics)
1100 - 1130 Tea & Coffee
1130 - 1200 SpyTag – Vaccine Delivery
Prof Sumi Biswas (The Jenner Institute)
1200 - 1230 NEW VACCINOLOGY APPROACHES TO FIGHT AN OLD FOE, T. PARVA: NEW TECHNOLOGIES APPLIED ON the p67 antigen Dr Anna Lacasta-Marin (ILRI)

1230 - 1330 Lunch

Theme 4: Livestock Vaccines Here & Now
Chair: Prof Sandra Adams

1330 - 1400 The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) – facilitating capacity development Dr Tom Kariuki (AESA)
1400 - 1420 TBC
1420 - 1440 Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund
1440 - 1510 PPR Global Eradication Programme: contributing to food security, poverty alleviation and resilience Dr Bouna Diop (FAO)
1510 - 1530 Brucellosis Vaccine Prize Prof Brian Perry (Afrique One Aspire)
1530 - 1600 Tea & Coffee
1600 - 1700 Livestock vaccination as a driver to achieve the Sustainability Development Goals Prof Guy Palmer (Washington State University)
1700 - 1715 Concluding comments Dr George Warimwe (KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya)



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