Not particularly recent but check out a 2013 issue of Developmental & Comparative Immunology on “Chicken Immunity“, which includes reviews on aspects of innate and viral immunity.
Influenza A virus PB1-F2 protein prolongs viral shedding in chickens lengthening the transmission window
James J et al, J. Gen. Virol., October 2016 97: 2516-2527, doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000584
Read the paper from Journal of General Virology
Article on NDV & other paramyxoviruses, contributed by Kiril M. Dimitrov, Patti J. Miller and Claudio L. Afonso of the US National Poultry Research Center, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia, USA.
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ENSEMBL has included latest annotated chicken genome assembly (Galgal5) in its October release (86).
Veterinary Vaccinology Network Third Annual Conference 16-17 January 2017, Belfast
The Poultry Health Course run by The Pirbright Institute and The University of Nottingham is open for applications for the Spring 2017 residential course. This year’s online course started on 3rd Oct.
Next deadline 15th Nov.
Grants for young avian diseases research workers, of any nationality, aged 35 or under, to undertake the following, in countries other than their own:
- Attendance and participation in scientific meetings.
- Short visits to appropriate laboratories for discussions and/or learning specific techniques (maximum duration 14 days).
- Appropriate training courses (not exceeding 14 days).