7 July 2015 | Symposium on swine influenza

Contractual Research and Ghent University are jointly organizing a symposium on swine influenza on Tuesday July 7th, starting at 14h00.
It will take place at Eurostation II, Victor Horta square 40, 1060 Brussels, next to Brussels-Midi train station.
The program is as follows:

13:30  Welcome – coffee
14:00  Introduction  Prof. em. Maurice Pensaert (Ghent University)
14:05  Mechanisms of cross-protection against H3N2 swine influenza viruses in swine and in humans (summary of the FLUCROSS project)
PhD student Yu Qiu (Ghent University)
14:45  The European Surveillance Network for Influenza in Pigs: Swine influenza viruses identified in 14 European countries from 2010 to 2013
Dr. Gaëlle Simon (ANSES, France)
15:25  Coffee break
15:40  The complex evolution of swine influenza viruses and the consequences for swine influenza control Prof. Kristien Van Reeth (Ghent University)
16:20  End of the symposium
If you’ll be participating, please send an e-mail to: dominique.vandekerchove@gezondheid.belgie.be.

Deadline for registration is Friday, July 3rd.