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European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop 2018

21st May 2018 to 22nd May 2018

H2020 SAPHIR, H2020 PARAGONE and the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network will be hosting it's 2nd European Veterinary Vaccinology Workshop at The Roslin Institute, 21-22nd May 2018.

Goal : To provide integrated and up-to-date knowledge on the challenges facing the development of effective veterinary vaccines.

Targeted public : early career and senior scientists and other members of the animal health profession. A selection for physical attendance among the pre-registered people will be done according to the interest, expertise and to the institute. 

In order to attend, please pre-register here:  Registration Form. A selection among the pre-registered people will be done based on equal representation of institutes. Preference will be given to young researchers .We thank you in advance for communicating this invitation within your laboratory and to close collaborators.  Under "Link with SAPHIR" please indicate you are a member of the UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network. 



The UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network can fund 15 Early Career Researchers including a travel bursary of £150 (Early Career Researchers constitute PhD students or maximum 5years post-PhD excluding career breaks, this will be made available on expense claims post-workshop).


  • Mucosal vaccines in veterinary species - Eric Cox, Ghent University Belgium
  • Vaccination at young age - Lynda Saif, The Ohio State University of Veterinary Medicine
  • Socio-economical aspects of veterinary vaccine development - Camille Bellet, Institute of Infection & Global Health - University of Liverpool
  • Anti-parasitic vaccines - Damer Blake, The Royal Veterinary College UK
  • Regulatory aspects of veterinary vaccine development - Andy Peters, VMA - University of Edinburgh
  • Career Opportunities for Early Career Researchers - Case Studies:
    • Christine Burkard, Roslin University
    • Carmen Galan, Ingenasa
    • Arnaud Martzoff, Virbac
  • Poster session and cocktails
  • Strategies for inducing broadly cross protective immune responses Davide Corti, HUMABS BioMed
  • Veterinary Vaccines in the One Health Perspective - Nick Juleff, BMGF
  • Toolbox for investigating vaccine responses in livestock species - Jayne Hope, Roslin Institute and John Hammond, The Pirbright Institute
  • Modelling Veterinary Vaccine responses - Andrea Wilson, Roslin Institute


Registration - Early Career Reseachers bursary

If interested please register via the link above and submit an abstract which will be used for an evening poster session and a statement of interest (no more than 1 page) to

Abstract Formatting

1. The abstract should be typed in Times New Roman font size 12 with single line spacing.
2. Include a title (not exceeding 100 characters, spacing inclusive).
3. Include names and affiliations of co-authors.

4. Underline the name (also in bold) of the presenting author.

5. Abstract text should not exceed 300 words.

Abstract Content/Subheadings
1. Background: Provide a brief introduction to the problem/research question addressed.
2. Objective(s): Provide the measurable goals and objectives of the research.
3. Methods: Provide details of the study design, samples and analytical procedures. 4. Results: Outline the key findings of the study. Include numbers and statistics.
5. Conclusion(s): Provide an interpretation of your results and how they fit to the bigger picture. 

One abstract per submitting author per meeting. Submitting author and account name must match. Submitting author must be underlined.


Registration before February 15th 2018.

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