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Meeting on Livestock Trypanosomiasis

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The University of Bristol will host a meeting on Livestock trypanosomiasis 26 - 27th February 2018 to bring together experts working in endemic countries in Africa with UK and European researchers in order to focus on the current problems of animal trypanosomiasis in endemic countries and explore avenues for future collaborative work.

Topics to be covered include epidemiology of livestock trypanosomiasis, diagnosis, current treatment practices, mechanisms and spread of drug resistance, drug development, tsetse genetics and control.

Confirmed invited speakers:

  • Dr Vincent Delespaux, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr Dan Masiga, ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Dr Imna Malele, Vector & Vector Borne Disease Institute, Tanga, Tanzania
  • Dr Theresa Gwira, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
  • Dr Liam Morrison, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, UK
  • Dr Jennie Lord, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
  • Dr Philippe Buscher, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Dr Daniel Masiga, The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology,Nairobi, Kenya

More speakers will be announced shortly.

Abstracts are welcomed from participants. Please send your 300 word abstract to amanda.gray@bristol.ac.uk

The meeting is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council, UK, and registration is free for participants.

Please contact amanda.gray@bristol.ac.uk if you have any queries or access requirements.

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