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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting

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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting Agenda

Day 1 – 26th March 2018

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. Bernard Bett (International Livestock Research Institute)
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 Strategic Role of KEVEVAPI in disease control in Kenya and neighbouring countries
Dr. Jane Wachira (KEVEVAPI)
1630 - 1645 Botswana Vaccine Institute Dr. Matlho (Botswana Vaccine Institute)
1645 - 1730 TBC
1730 - 1900 Poster Session

1900 Dinner


Day 2 – 27th March 2018

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
(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 (International Livestock Research Institute)

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 Dr. Brian Bigirwa (Brentec)
1420 - 1440 Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund Dr. Musa Mulongo (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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