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).
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THURSDAY 22nd September 2016; 4PM
Hosted by Professor Wendy Barclay, Chair in Influenza Medicine, Imperial College London
Jason Long – Defining Host range barriers that limit avian influenza polymerase in human cells
Wendy Barclay and Hui Li – Understanding the severity of zoonotic avian influenza viruses
Daniel Goldhill – Measuring the error rate of influenza polymerase to track pandemic evolution
Anika Singanayagam – The balance between pH stability of influenza HA protein, transmission and virulence
Wendy Barclay and Rebecca Frise – Counting influenza transmission
Our ChISG Browser website is now available.
It includes screenshots of RNA-seq data for each ISG under basal and IFN-induced conditions (as described in our recent paper in Veterinary Research on the Chicken Interferome) based on comparison of chick embryo fibroblast transcriptomic data from two commercial microarrays as well as RNA-seq, which identified almost 200 interferon-regulated/stimulated genes.