Infection and Immunity Annual Symposium 2018

5 January 2018, 9.30 AM - 5 January 2018, 2.00 PM

Keynotes: Timothy Connelley (Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh) & Rob Heyderman (UCL)

School of Education, 35 Berkeley Square, rooms 4.10, 4.09 and the foyer

The Infection and Immunity Research Network is delighted to host its annual symposium on 5 January 2018, 9:30-14:00, in the Graduate School of Education. All staff and students across the University are warmly invited to attend. 

The event will finish with a networking buffet lunch. Attendance is free, but registration is required

Find the School of Education on the Google precinct map. Room 4.10 is on the fourth floor and is the large room located off the main foyer. 

PROGRAMME:

Infection_and_Immunity_2018_Symposium_Programme (PDF, 527kB)

09:30 - 10:00 arrival and welcome refreshments
10:00 - 10:05 Opening remarks: Dr Lindsay Nicholson (Network co-Lead)
Session 1: vaccination and humans Chair TBC
10:05 - 10:25

Adam Finn (Professor of Paediatrics, Bristol Medical School)

Attenuated nasal flu vaccine and bacterial carriage in children

10:25 - 10:40

Dr Rajeka Lazarus (UHB)

Memory B cell responses to pneumococcal vaccines in adults

10:40 - 11:05

Keynote 1: Rob Heyderman (UCL)

Control of pneumococcal colonisation at mucosal surfaces to generate herd protection

11:05 - 11:25  break
Session 2: vaccination and animals Chair TBC
11:25 - 11:40

Mick Bailey (Professor of Comparative Immunology, Bristol Veterinary School)

Mucosal immunisation and the microbiome

11:40 - 11:55

Amy Thomas (PhD student, Bristol Veterinary School)

Characterisation and development of the bovine respiratory microbiome

11:55 - 12:20

Keynote 2: Timothy Connelley (Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh)
Research for veterinary vaccines – Theileria, tuberculosis and Networks

12:20 - 13:00 breakout sessions 1 & 2
13:00 - 13:35 lunch
13:35 - 13:45 reports on breakout sessions (5 mins each)

Contact information

For further information contact catherine.brown@bristol.ac.uk

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