3rd International meeting on Apicomplexan parasites in farm animals

  • Event:  3rd International Meeting on Apicomplexan Parasites in Farm Animals
  • When:  30 June – 3 July 2015
  • Location:  John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Website and registration:  http://www.apicowplexa.com/
  • Closing date for registration:  31 January 2015

This meeting aims to bring together academics, researchers, students and industrial partners working on apicomplexan parasites in farm animals. The goal is to provide a platform for scientific exchange, which is instrumental for successful networking and meeting potential collaborators. In addition, we want to discuss the possibilities and steps that could be taken in order to improve scientific exchange and cooperations, and we hope that you will participate and share your views with your colleagues.

The meeting programme will cover different aspects such as:

  • Evolution and Genomics
  • Epidemiology
  • Diagnostics
  • Host-Parasite Interactions
  • Vaccination
  • Prevention and Control
  • Food and Waterborne Zoonoses
  • Public Engagement and Knowledge Exchange

Invited speakers:

  • Lord Trees (Moredun Research Institute, UK): Opening Address
  • John Barta (University of Guelph, Department of Pathobiology, Canada): Keynote speaker
  • Andrew Hemphill (Universität Bern, Institute of Parasitology, Switzerland)
  • Damer Blake (The Royal Veterinary College, Pathology and Pathogen Biology, UK)
  • Gereon Schares (Friedrich-Loeffler Institute, Institute for Epidemiology, Germany)
  • Ivan Morrison (The Roslin Institute, Immunity Division, UK)
  • Luis Ortega-Mora (Complutense University of Madrid, Department of Animal Health, Spain)
  • Marieke Opsteegh (RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands)
  • Mark Jenkins (United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Parasitic Diseases, USA)
  • Rachel Chalmers (Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, UK)

More information on the conference venue, as well as registration, abstract submission and costs is now available on our website



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