2019 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Annual Symposium

05 Jun 2019, 09:00 to 18:30
Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases are very pleased to announce that this year's Symposium will return to the newly remodelled conference suite at the Royal College of Physicians on Queen Street.

As in previous years they will be presenting a showcase of the world-class infectious disease research in Edinburgh, and very much hope that you will be able to join. 

Confirmed speakers

Mark Blaxter (School of Biological Sciences) – Evolution of the  filarial nematode-Wolbachia symbiont system

Lisa Boden (Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security) – Risk and long-term future resilience to disease outbreaks

Eleanor Gaunt (The Roslin Institute) – The role of CpG dinucleotides in regulating virus replication kinetics

Ross Houston (The Roslin Institute) – Genetic basis of disease resistance in fish

David Longbottom (Moredun Research Institute) – Chlamydia infection in sheep

Jenny Regan (School of Biological Sciences) – Sex differences in the innate immune system

Edward Wallace (School of Biological Sciences) – Fungal pathogenesis

Claire Mackintosh (Regional Infectious Diseases Unit, Western General Hospital) – Antibiotic use in primary care

Sarah Walmsley (Centre for Inflammation Research) – Regulation of neutrophil apoptosis by hypoxia

More information and registration is available here.