Frontiers in comparative immunology: dendritic cells and macrophages

22 March, 2023 to 23 March, 2023

Join the The British Society for Immunology (BSI) Comparative and Veterinary Immunology Group (CVIG) in Edinburgh for a two-day meeting that will bring together speakers with world-class expertise in the world of dendritic cells and monocytes/macrophages across a wide range of disciplines. 

Organised in conjunction with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council's (BBSRC) and the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network (UK VVN), the event will provide a forum for discussion, collaboration and exchange of ideas.

HEPA Filtration: Validation, Testing and Changing

10 May, 2023 to 08 November, 2023

A 1-day practical course designed primarily for maintenance technicians and those wanting an introduction to the principles of testing, validating and changing HEPA filters that are installed in air handling systems, forming part of a biocontainment barrier. 

Laboratory diagnosis of lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV)

01 September, 2023

A laboratory-based course designed for technicians who work within a diagnostic laboratory handling lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) and are responsible for implementing and validating diagnostic techniques.

This course is not suitable for research or group leaders. The course focuses on transboundary disease diagnostic techniques comprising serological, molecular and virological assays and related quality assurance. Applicants should have an understanding of virology and related methodologies.

Exact dates TBC, provisionally September 2023.

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