MRC CiC Tropical Infectious Disease Consortium Annual Meeting

Event 13 Feb 2017
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09.30

Registrations - Manson Foyer / Refreshments – South Courtyard Café area

10.00

Welcome to the MRC CiC Consortium Meeting - Giancarlo Biagini

LSTM

Partner Introduction & Overview (Chair : Giancarlo Biagini, LSTM)

10.05

Giancarlo Biagini

LSTM

10.15

Ann Rawkins

PHE

10.25

Sumi Biswas

JI, Oxford

10.35

Simon Croft

LSHTM

Private Sector Partners - Roles and Interactions (Chair : Sumi Biswas, JI Oxford)

10.45

Martin Barrett

Pharmidex

11.00

Kavit Shah

BioGene

11.15

Jenny Morling

NativeAntigen

11.30

TBC

TBC

MRC - Funding & Research Opportunities

11.45

Catriona Crombie

MRC

 

 

 

12.30

Lunch – South Courtyard Café area

 

Research Updates (Chair : David Baker, LSHTM)

13.30

Sarah Gilbert/Tess Lambe

“A One Health approach to MERS-CoV vaccines for camels and humans”

JI,Oxford

13.45

Tom Edwards

“Highly multiplexed molecular testing for antimicrobial resistance markers”

LSTM

14.00

Alec O’Keeffe

“Development of 2D flow and 3D macrophage models for drug evaluation against Leishmania

LSHTM

14.15

Ahmed Salman  

“Evaluation of Plasmodium falciparum SPECT-1 as a novel pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccine candidate”

JI,Oxford

14.30

Laura Drought  

“Exploring cyclic nucleotide hosphodiesterases as anti-malarial drug targets”

LSHTM/Sanger

14.45

Luis Cuevas

“The need for multi-pathogen arbovirus tests that are timely for patient management”

LSTM

15.00

Mike Coleman

“Integration of Disease surveillance systems”

LSTM

15.15

Amaya Bustinduy 

“Development and application of a Recombinase Polymerase Amplification (RPA) point-of-care test for the detection of Giardiasis in resource limited settings”

LSHTM

CiC Admin Update

15.30

Martina Savio, Research Information Manager

LSTM

15.45

Meeting close - Giancarlo Biagini

LSTM

(Please note : All talks should be 12 minutes plus 3 minutes for questions)