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.
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
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