Welcome to the November 2020 edition of the IVVN Newsletter!

IVVN Symposium: submit an abstract

The IVVN Virtual Symposium on Vaccines for Swine will be taking place on Wednesday 16 December 2020. As part of the symposium's programme, we hope to include some flash talks and/or posters, which will be presented to smaller breakout groups of participants.

An abstract submission form is available here – make sure you submit your abstract by Monday 23 November.

Symposium sponsors

Symposium details

When: Wednesday 16 December, 9am-12.30pm GMT
Where: Online
Registration: Free for all IVVN members
Abstract deadline: Monday 23 November


‘I’ve never worked harder’: the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine

Nature, 9 November 2020
Professor Teresa Lambe speaks to Nature about the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine and its development.


Poultry production: keeping it safe and healthy

25 November 2020

In the fourth discussion of the One Health Poultry Hub's Roadmap series, two panellists will discuss how food safety risks differ across poultry production and marketing systems by geography.

Save the date:
13th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium

8-12 August 2022

The symposium will be held at the Kruger National Park, South Africa, and will bring industry, government and academic specialists together to provide an update and overview of new, cutting-edge information in basic and applied veterinary immunology.

Job vacancies

Postdoctoral Research Post – Design of a multivalent heartworm vaccine targeting structural and immunomodulatory antigens,
University of Liverpool and Vetoquinol UK Ltd, UK

Closing date: 23:59 UK time, 19 November 2020

Postdoctoral Scientist/Senior Postdoctoral Scientist – zoonotic viruses,
The Pirbright Institute, UK

Closing date: 26 November 2020

Reader/Professor in Vaccinology – as part of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Pirbright Livestock Antibody Hub,
University of Surrey, UK

Closing date: 30 November 2020

Research Scientist/Postdoctoral Scientist
(Rift Valley fever virus),
The Pirbright Institute, UK

Closing date: 2 December 2020

Click here to view all job opportunities


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