Meeting: Molecular biology and pathogenesis of avian viruses in from Monday 3 to Tuesday 4 September 2018 at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, UK.

See the report (and photos) on the Microbiology Society Website

The 2018 Focused Meeting on the Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses covered the following key topics:

  • Molecular biology and genetics of avian virus replication
  • Tropism and host range restriction
  • Host antiviral responses and virus immunomodulation
  • Emerging and variant viruses
  • New and improved approaches to the control of avian viruses
  • Pathogenesis of avian viruses

The event took place from Monday 3 to Tuesday 4 September 2018 at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, UK.

Speakers included:

  • Professor Karen Beemon (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Dr Hui-Wen Chen (Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Taiwan University)
  • Professor Janet Daly (University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science)
  • Professor Joanne Devlin (Asia-Pacific Centre for Animal Health)
  • Professor Paul Digard (The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh)
  • Professor Chan Ding (Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute)
  • Professor Jiri Hejnar (Institute of Molecular Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
  • Dr Helene Verheije (Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University)
  • Dr Yongxiu Yao (The Pirbright Institute)
  • Professor Steve Goodbourn (Organiser), (St George’s, University of London)

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