Meeting on Livestock Trypanosomiasis

The University of Bristol will host a meeting on Livestock trypanosomiasis 26-27th February 2018.

 

Venue

Bristol University

Dates

26-27th February 2018

More information

The meeting will bring together experts working in endemic countries in Africa with UK and European researchers in order to focus on the current problems of animal trypanosomiasis in endemic countries and explore avenues for future collaborative work. The meeting is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council, UK, and registration is free for participants.
 
https://livestock-tryp.eventbrite.co.uk
 
Topics to be covered include epidemiology of livestock trypanosomiasis, diagnosis, current treatment practices, mechanisms and spread of drug resistance, drug development, tsetse genetics and control.
 
The meeting will start on Monday 26th at 10am and will continue until Tuesday 27th at 5pm.
Abstracts are welcomed from participants. Please send your 300 word abstract to amanda.gray@bristol.ac.uk
 
Confirmed invited speakers:
Dr Vincent Delespaux, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
Dr Dan Masiga, ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya
Dr Imna Malele, Vector & Vector Borne Disease Institute, Tanga, Tanzania
Dr Theresa Gwira, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Dr Liam Morrison, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Jennie Lord, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Dr Philippe Buscher, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
Dr Giuliano Cecchi, FAO, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia