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This is a tentative programme (subject to change) for GARAD-18

Wednesday 17th January 2018

Time to be announced

Registration and Coffee

Welcome and Inauguration

 

 

Welcome

 

Inaugural speech

Session-1: Evolution, Epidemiology and Pathogenesis

Session Chair

TBC

 

Prof YOSHIHIRO KAWAOKA

University of Wisconsin, USA and University of Tokyo, Japan

TBC

 

Venugopal Nair

The Pirbright Institute, UK

Global control of avian diseases: Challenges and opportunities

 

David Swayne

Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, Georgia, USA

Reducing Zoonotic Infections from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza through Poultry Vaccination and Changes in Poultry Slaughter Processes

 

Refreshments

Session Chair

TBC

 

Prof Aijian Qin

College of  Veterinary Medicine, Yangzhou, China

Identification and Characterization of New Subgroup K Avian Leukosis Virus

 

Harmois Alice

IDVet, France

New qPCR tool for a DIVA strategy to differentiate Mycoplasma synoviae field strain infected birds from MS1 vaccinated birds

 

Ian Brown

Animal and Plant Health Agency, UK

Continued challenges to global food security and veterinary public health from Avian Influenza

 

Lunch 

 

 

 

Round Table Group Discussion

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

 

Refreshment/Poster viewing

Session Chair

TBC

 

Ken Inui

FAO, Vietnam

Molecular Epidemiology of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza subtype H9 in Vietnam in 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Kirill Sharshov

Research Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Russia

Avian Influenza Surveillance: Reassortant Clade 2.3.4.4 Avian Influenza H5N8 virus in Russia (2016-2017)

 

 Yongxiu Yao

 The Pirbright Institute

 Genome editing of avian herpesviruses for studying viral pathogenesis and developing recombinant vaccine

 

Drinks and poster

 

 END of DAY 1

 

 

Thursday 18th January 2018

Session-2: Vaccines, immunity and disease control strategies

Session Chair

 

TBC

 

Prof Fiona Tomley

Royal Veterinary College, UK

New approaches to the control of coccidial parasites in poultry

 

Abdul R Omar

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Progress and challenges in vaccination against Newcastle disease virus

 

Prof Tony Cass

Imperial College, London, UK

Aptamers in Bioanalysis:  a step towards strain-specific detection of animal pathogens

 

Dr Suresh Kuchipudi

Penn State University, USA

 

 

Refreshment/Poster viewing

Session Chair

TBC

 

Prof Jue Liu

Institute of Animal Husbanddry and Veterinary Medicine, Beijing, China

Pathogensis and control of avian metaneumovirus subgroup C infection in poultry

 

Prof  Munir Iqbal

The Pirbright Institute, UK

Avian influenza virus evolution: immune escape, increase in zoonotic potential and fitness in poultry

 

Mr Sabastien Deville

SEPPIC France

Comparison of adjuvant technologies for poultry vaccines

 

Dr Erica Bickerton

The Pirbright Institute, UK

Development of rationally attenuated live vaccines for effective control of infectious bronchitis

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch and (GARAD Advisory Board meeting/working lunch, invitation only)

Session Chair

TBC

 

 

 

 

 

Phoebe Stevenson-Leggett

The Pirbright Institute, UK

Generation of a recombinant coronavirus suggests that the S protein contributes to pathogenicity of infectious bronchitis infection

 

Prof Jonathan Rushton

University of Liverpool, UK

 

 

Helene Verheije

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Recombinant live attenuated IBV vaccines with deletions in the accessory genes 3ab and/or 5ab protect against infectious bronchitis in chickens

 

Refreshment/Poster viewing

 

Social Event

 

Social Event

 

Conference Dinner

  

END of DAY 2

 

Friday 19th January 2018

Session-3: Host-pathogen interaction and Disease control strategies

Session Chair

TBC

 

Prof Dirk Pfeiffer

Royal Veterinary College, London and City University of Hong Kong

The interaction between birds, people and avian influenza

 

Dr Janet Daly

University of Nottingham, UK

Regulation of the phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI3K-Akt) pathway in influenza A virus-infected avian cells

 

Dr Muhammad Munir

The Pirbright Institute, UK

 

Exploitation of Avian Innate Immunity To Confer Resistance Against Avian Viruses

 

Prof. Jae Yong Han

Seoul National University, South Korea

 

 

Refreshment/Poster viewing

Session Chair

TBC

 

Andrew Broadbent

The Pirbright Institute, UK

Differential gene expression in chicken primary B cells infected ex vivo with attenuated and very virulent strains of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV).

 

Prof Jinhua Liu

China Agriculture University,  Beijing, China

 TBC

 

Holly Shelton

The Pirbright Institute, UK

The Influenza A virus PB1-F2 protein attenuates pathogenicity yet enhances virus transmission in chickens via innate immune dysregulation

 

Prof. Jae Yong Han

Seoul National University, South Korea

Disease control strategies using PGC-mediated genome editing in avian species

 

Summary and concluding remarks and close of Conference

 

Lunch

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