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.
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. Read the full workshop report here.
The IVVN funded a workshop on ‘Prompting the use of vaccines in tilapia Aquaculture’ held at Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam, 29th-31st October 2018. Read the workshop report here.
Read our report on the EuFMD Open Session 2018: Global Vaccine Security Conference which was hosted in Borgo Egnazia, Puglia, Italy on 28th-31st October 2018.
In this blog post, Dr. Rebecca McLean from The Pirbright Institute discusses her work to develop an inexpensive, safe and efficacious Nipah virus vaccine for pigs.
In this blog post, Professor Gary Entrican from Moredun Research Institute discusses his career in ruminant immunology & vaccinology, and his involvement with various initiatives to promote the field of veterinary immunology worldwide.
In this blog post, Madeleine tells us about her day-to-day job as a DPhil/PhD candidate working on Rift Valley fever virus epidemiology.
Dr. Phil Toye from ILRI has written a short report for the IVVN blog on the inaugural meeting of the PPR – Global Research and Expertise Network which took place in Vienna on the 17th - 19th April.
The inaugural meeting of the International Veterinary Vaccinology Network took place on the 26th and 27th March 2018 in the Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
On Sunday 25th March 2018, prior to the first meeting of the IVVN in Nairobi, we hosted a grant-writing workshop for 40 researchers (MSc students, PhD students, Post Docs, and Senior Researchers) from the United Kingdom (UK) and low-and-middle income countries (LMICs).
Dr. Hilde Depraetere from the European Vaccine Initiative, discusses two exciting projects, TRANSVAC & VAC2VAC.
Read our blog post to find out more.
Professor Jacqui Matthews, from Moredun Research Institute, chatted to us about her career researching vaccines for livestock and equine parasites. Professor Matthews also leads PARAGONE, an exciting consortium that aims to develop animal parasite vaccines.