Influenza 2010: Zoonotic Influenza and Human Health (Influenza 2010)

Venue: St Hilda\'s College

Location: Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 22, 2010 End Date/Time: Sep 23, 2010
Registration Date: Aug 13, 2010
Early Registration Date: Apr 23, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 25, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Jun 30, 2010
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Oxford influenza conferences provide a unique platform, bringing together veterinary and human influenza researchers. The third Oxford influenza conference, Influenza 2010, will address most aspects of basic and applied research on zoonotic influenza viruses (including avian and swine) and their medical and socio-economic impact. We invite proposals for podium and poster sessions in the following general areas:-

* Epidemiology and evolution of animal viruses, including avian and swine
* Migratory birds in influenza epidemiology
* Molecular biology and analysis of viral strains - molecular genetics of host-pathogen interaction
* Virulence and pathogenecity
* Mathematical models
* National and international surveillance, containment, management and contingency strategies
* Antiviral drug development and treatment strategies, including vaccination
* Advances in viral detection and identification technologies
* Economic impact on veterinary industry

Scientific Advisory Board

* Professor Robert Webster, St Jude Children's Hospital, USA
* Dr Dennis Alexander, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, UK
* Professor Anthony Nash, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK
* Dr John McCauley, National Institute for Medical Research, London
* Dr Ian Brown, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, UK
* Professor John Oxford, Retroscreen Virology Ltd, UK
* Dr Munir Iqbal, Institute for Animal Research, UK

Important Dates

* Early registration: 23 April 2010
* Podium abstracts: 23 April 2010
* Poster abstracts: 25 June 2010
* Registration deadline: 13 August 2010
* Late/on site registration: Subject to availability

Who Should Attend

* Academic, Research and healthcare: Group and Lab Heads, Postdoctoral Scientists and Graduate Research Students, Research Managers, Physicians and Doctors
* Biotech and Pharma: CEOs, Chief Scientists, Group Heads and Team Leaders, Senior and Junior Research Scientists, Research Managers
* Journalists from Scientific and Popular Media


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