Meeting on Livestock Trypanosomiasis

26 February 2018, 9.00 AM - 27 February 2018, 9.00 AM

The University of Bristol will host a meeting on Livestock trypanosomiasis 26 - 27th February 2018 to bring together experts working in endemic countries in Africa with UK and European researchers in order to focus on the current problems of animal trypanosomiasis in endemic countries and explore avenues for future collaborative work. 

Topics to be covered include epidemiology of livestock trypanosomiasis, diagnosis, current treatment practices, mechanisms and spread of drug resistance, drug development, tsetse genetics and control.

Updated tryp meeting programme (Office document, 16kB)Confirmed invited speakers:

  • Dr Vincent Delespaux, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr Giuliano Cecchi, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Ethiopia 
  • Dr Imna Malele, Vector & Vector Borne Disease Institute, Tanga, Tanzania
  • Dr Theresa Gwira, Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
  • Dr Liam Morrison, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, UK
  • Dr Jennie Lord, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
  • Dr Philippe Buscher, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Dr Daniel Masiga, The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology,Nairobi, Kenya

The deadline to submit abstracts has now passed.

The meeting is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council, UK, and registration is free for participants.

Please contact if you would like to attend. Please note this is not a public event. 

Twitter event hashtag: #BrisLTryp1

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