Sunday, September 9, 2012

Influenza2012: One Influenza One World - Conference 9/11-13, Oxford, UK

Bringing together veterinary and human influenza researchers
The Oxford influenza conference, Influenza 2012, will address most aspects of basic and applied research on zoonotic and human influenza viruses. The conference invites proposals for podium and poster presentation in the following general areas of avian and mammalian influenza:-
  • Molecular virology and immunology
  • Antiviral drugs and vaccines
  • Virulence and pathogenecity
  • Epidemiology and evolution
  • Mathematical models
  • Surveillance and contingency strategies
  • Viral detection and identification technologies

All presentations will be held in the Edward Boyle AuditoriumJacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College.
Keynote Speakers:
Professor Robert Webster

Professor Hans-Dieter Klenk
Professor ADME Osterhaus


10.30am: Professor Dr Albert DME Osterhaus (Keynote Address) 
Head, Department of Virology, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
Title: From zoonosis to pandemic: What next
11.15am: Professor Dr Ron Fouchier
Professor of Molecular Virology, Department of Virology, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
Title: Transmission of influenza A/H5N1 virus via aerosol or respiratory droplets between ferrets


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