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April 23, 2020 - 12 noon to 4pm
CANCELLED – Vaccines Symposium: combatting infectious disease & AMR
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QD

We regret to have to cancel this event due to restrictions caused by measures taken to combat the spread of COVID-19, it will be re-arranged as soon as conditions allow.

Provisional Programme:

12.00 – Lunch

12.50 – Welcome – Dr Ray Kent, RVC
13.00 – Knowledge Exchange addresses:
Dr Phil Packer – Innovation Lead: AMR and Vaccines, Health & Life Sciences, Innovate UK.
[second speaker to be confirmed]
13.30 – Facilitated round-table discussion

14.10 – Prof Brendan Wren, with Prof Dirk Werling, Dr Jon Cuccui and Dr Henny Martineau:
“Development and testing of a Streptococcus suis candidate vaccine”.

14.35 – Tea/coffee break

15.00 – Dr Virginia Marugan-Hernandez, with Dr Francisco Olmo, Prof Damer Blake and Prof Fiona Tomley: “Development of a poultry vaccine platform based on transgenic coccidia parasites and evaluation of immunoprotection against necrotic enteritis”.
15.25 – Prof Richard White, with Dr Rebecca Harris, Dr Miqdad Asaria and Prof Janet Seeley:
“Multi-disciplinary research for the strategic and translational development of late-stage tuberculosis vaccine candidates”.

15.50 – Close – Dr Ray Kent, RVC

All Bloomsbury SET grant holders, their teams, collaborators and potential knowledge exchange partners are welcome to attend. However we would like to limit the number of student places to about 20% of the total.

This is one of a series of four Symposia presenting the Knowledge Exchange projects supported by The Bloomsbury SET:
Diagnostics Symposium, held on 10 December 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kings Cross;
Public Health Responses Symposium, to be held on 5 March 2020 at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Bloomsbury;
‘Big Data’ Modelling Symposium, to be held on 21 April 2020 at Friends House, Euston; and
Vaccines Symposium, to be held on 23 April 2020 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bloomsbury (postponed from 9 January).

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