Together again - 11th Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium

Together again - 11th Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium

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The Roslin Institute

Easter Bush


EH25 9RG

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We are delighted to announce that we will host the 11th Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium on Thursday 23 June 2022.

About this event

We are delighted that this will be our first in-person symposium for 2 years, and are looking forward to welcoming you to the Roslin Institute for the event.

We will also make the talks available online for those who are not able to be with us in person. Please select the "online only" ticket option when registering if you will joining us virtually.

Ker Memorial Lecture

We are particularly pleased that the Ker Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert from the University of Oxford, who will speak about her pioneering work to develop the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

And as is customary we will also hear from the winner of the Ker Memorial Prize, awarded for the best PhD thesis in infectious diseases submitted in 2021.

Poster sessions

There will also be poster sessions, and we very much encourage all students and postdocs to present their work. Prizes will be awarded for the best presentations in each category.

Please indicate when registering if you would like to bring a poster. If possible, please give the title, authors and affiliations, but if these details are not available yet, you can submit them later.

Edinburgh speakers

  • Kate Cuschieri, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
  • Katerina Guschanski, School of Biological Sciences
  • Ian Laurenson, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
  • Vasso Makrantoni, Infection Medicine
  • Beth Mills, Centre for Inflammation Research
  • Liam Morrison, Roslin Institute
  • Richard Sloan, Infection Medicine
  • Lonneke Vervelde, Roslin Institute
  • David Smith, Moredun Research Institute
  • Prerna Vohra, School of Biological Sciences
  • Farren Yero, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities / Duke University
  • Lightening talks from early career researchers

Updated information on speakers and the timings for the symposium will be added to the event website as they become available.

11th Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium

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