Worlds within Worlds
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Worlds within Worlds

Worlds within Worlds

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University of Liverpool

Sherrington Building

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L69 3GE

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To celebrate the breadth of microbial evolution and ecology at the BES2016, the University of Liverpool is hosting a satillite microbial ecology workshop following the meeting.

We'll be bring togeather microbe researchers from across the University of Liverpool with speakers and hosts from key symposia for a morning of flash talks and discussions spanning microbe-host interactions, microbial ecology, genomics and more.


Speakers include:

Beth Levick - Distribution and dynamics of plague bacteria lacking the fraction 1 (F1) antigen in a wild rodent population

Klara Wanelik - Immune networks in the real wild world

James Hassell - The zoonoses of urban rats, and others, in Nairobi

Gabi Pedra - The survival of Leptispira in different environments

Shaun Keegan - The spatiotemporal dynamics of parasites with different transmission modes

Kayleigh Gallagher - Helminth-virus coinfection interactions

Louise Reynolds - Suppression of male-killing in a butterfly

Jack Pilgrim - Torix group Rickettsia in Culicoides biting midges


The event is free and tea, coffee, and lunch will be provided

Organised by

Zen Lewis, Andy Fenton, Greg Hurst, Mike Begon, Steve Paterson, Rachael Antwis, Xavier Harrison, Ellie Harrison


And dont forget to sign up for....

Special viewing of that host-parasite cult classic 'The Thing’ at FACT cinema (£9), followed by dinner

December 14th 6pm-late

(https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/true-science-fiction-the-thing-with-scientific-introduction-tickets-28575315538)

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