Wellcome Trust Joint Centres Scottish Excellence Meeting: Combatting Infectious Disease

  • When:  Thursday 27 September 2012
  • Time:  10 am - 5 pm
  • Location:  Royal College of Physicians, Queen Street, Edinburgh
  • Joint meeting organised by
    • Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution (University of Edinburgh)
    • Dundee Drug Discovery Unit (University of Dundee)
    • Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology (University of Aberdeen)
    • Wellcome Trust Centre for Moelcular Parasitology (University of Glasgow)

Scotland has a unique research strength focused, particuarly, on tropical pathogens but also fungal, bacteria and viral infections.  Underlining this, the Wellcome Trust suports four major Scottish reaserch centres focused on comabtting infectious disease, each with a different approach and perspective.  This meeting aims to promote links between these Centres, to better understand pathogens, develop new therapies against them and to predict how pathogens may respond to our control efforts.

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