Microbiology Society Meeting: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses

  • Event:  Microbiology Society Meeting - Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses
  • When:  27 - 29 September 2016
  • Location:  Charles Darwin House, London
  • More information and registration:  Meeting website
  • Deadline for abstracts:  Extended to Wednesday 24 June 2016
  • Early bird booking deadline: Monday 31 July 2016

Topics will include:

  • Molecular biology and genetics of avian virus replication
  • Tropism and host range restriction
  • Pathogenesis of avian viruses
  • Host antiviral responses and virus immunomodulation
  • New and improved approaches to the control of avian viruses


  • Dr Mike Skinner (Imperial College London, UK)
  • Professor Venugopal Nair (The Pirbright Institute, UK)

Conference grants:

The Society offers funds via the Conference Grant schemes to support the attendance of members at all stages of their careers:

  • Society Conference Grants: For PhD students, postdoctoral workers, technicians and retired members to attend the Annual Conference.
  • Inclusion Grants: To support the attendance of a member by providing funds to cover caring responsibilities or other cogent claims.
  • Undergraduate Student Conference Grants: For undergraduate students with data to present.
  • The closing date for applications is Monday 4 July 2016.

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