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Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK Biennial Conference

Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK Biennial Conference - 12-13 November 2014. Copyright: University of Liverpool
Date: 12-13 November 2014
Venue: Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool

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BBSRC is sponsoring this event.


The purpose of the conference is to bring together members of the major UK research groups who have an interest in vectors or vector-borne diseases which could be a threat to the UK. It will also include groups with wider areas of expertise, such as vaccine development, genetically modified vectors, and also groups with experience in the control of similar diseases overseas.

The first meeting on this topic (held in 2012) provided an excellent opportunity for UK researchers to share their current knowledge, identify important research gaps and expand their collaborations. We hope this meeting will also achieve these goals.

Members of key UK Government departments and their agencies will be invited, along with representatives of European organisations with an interest in this topic. The meeting will assist UK Government departments and their agencies to:

The meeting is being hosted by the Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool with the National Institute for Health Research HPRU in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections.



Programme (PDF)

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How to register

Attendance at the conference costs £120.

Book your place by 30 October 2014 via the University of Liverpool website.