A team of scientists from the Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group are to begin clinical testing of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
We spoke with IVVN member Bent Frandsen, CEO of ExpreS²ion Biotechnologies, about his organisation’s involvement in an EU consortium to rapidly develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
Results from the 2018 survey of IVVN members.
The IVVN and BactiVac Network funded a workshop on vaccines for tilapia, which was held at the Biotechnology Center of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in September 2019.
Dr David Shamaki and Dr Reuben A Ocholi introduce the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) in Nigeria and the different animal vaccines currently undergoing research, development and manufacture at NVRI.
Dr Michael James Francis of BioVacc Consulting Ltd, and member of the UK Vaccine Network and Board Member of the International Veterinary Vaccinology Network, highlights the recent launch of the Veterinary Vaccine Development Process Map.
DISCONTOOLS identify the gaps in knowledge to speed up the development of new DISease CONtrol TOOLS (diagnostics, vaccines and pharmaceuticals) and reduce the burden of animal diseases.
Dr Pankaj Dhaka and colleagues have written a blog post highlighting historical and recent approaches to veterinary vaccine development, factors which affect vaccine strategy and vaccine related challenges in LMICs.
Three of the IVVN Schools Outreach Team visited Ole Tipis Girls High School in Kenya and delivered the experimental workshop to 80 students.
The African Vaccinology Network (AfVANET) hosted its first scientific workshop at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 19th and 20th 2019.
Two of the IVVN Schools Outreach Team delivered the workshop to 76 students across Abadina College and Abandina Grammar School in Nigeria.
In November 2018, the IVVN funded a workshop entitled 'Field evaluation of novel livestock vaccines', hosted by IVVN members Dr. Nick Lyons and Professor Eyal Klements.