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Events archive

Find out about past events from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases.

Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium

Our 10th Annual Symposium was held online on the morning of Thursday 24 June 2021.

Edinburgh Disease Transmission workshop

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases workshop bringing together colleagues from across the University of Edinburgh on 29 April 2021.

Workshop series on sustainable food production, antimicrobial resistance and One Health

The University of Sydney and the University of Edinburgh are hosting a Joint Virtual Workshop Series on sustainable food production, antimicrobial resistance and One Health. Events each Wednesday from 10 March to 14 April 2021.

Frontiers in Comparative Immunology series: T cell biology

This meeting brings together experts in mouse, avian, bovine, porcine and human T cells to share their insights as to how best to harness T cell immunity.

International Veterninary Vaccinology Network Symposium - Vaccines for Swine

First of a series of online events hosted in place of the in-person conference cancelled earlier this year.

British Society of Immunology 2020 Congress - Connecting immunology in the time of COVID-19

This is the British Society for Immunology’s first two-day virtual scientific conference offering BSI members and the wider immunology community a unique opportunity to gather virtually.

Edinburgh Medical Debate 2020

In an age of fake news, who can we trust for medical information?

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Research Insights

A series of free online public events exploring the science and research taking place in the College.

2020 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture

2020 Annual Winter Lecture with Dr Kenneth Baillie : "9 Months of Discovery: How we found out why people die from Covid-19".

9th Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium

**Rescheduled** We are delighted that this event has now been rescheduled for the afternoon of 10 November and the morning of 11 November 2020.

***NEW DATE*** 6th World One Health Congress

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 6th World One Health Congress will now be held in Edinburgh from 30 October to 3 November 2020.

23rd Annual Conference of the European Society for Clinical Virology

The 23rd ESCV Annual Meeting will present an outstanding programme covering the most recent discoveries and innovations in Clinical Virology and state-of-the-art updates on current areas of interest to virologists.

***POSTPONED*** International Symposium Neutrophil 2020

***POSTPONED*** This year's Neutrophil Symposium is in Edinburgh from 31 May to 3 June 2020.

***POSTPONED*** 7th International Workshop for Mammalian Synthetic Biology, Edinburgh

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Bringing together pioneers of synthetic biology together with experts from other relevant fields to highlight and inspire cutting-edge synthetic biology research, emphasizing both basic and applied science.

Edinburgh Alliance for Complex Trait Genetics Forum Meeting

Bi-annual meeting providing an excellent group of talks across quantitative genetics in evolution, medicine and agriculture.

***CANCELLED*** British Society of Parasitology Spring Meeting

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The 2020 Spring meeting of the British Society for Parasitology will be held in the city of Edinburgh, UK.

***CANCELLED*** Parasites: Designing an exhibition about scientific research

***Due to the situation with Covid-19, this event has been cancelled***. A panel discussion between researchers and the museum curator about the Parasites: Battle for Survival exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland.

***POSTPONED*** Frontiers in comparative immunology series: T cell biology

This event has been postponed. Meeting organised by the Comparative & Veterinary Immunology Group on the turnover, migration and function of conventional T lymphocytes – Edinburgh, April 2020.

Edinburgh Coronavirus Workshop (secured)

**UPDATE** Edinburgh Infectious Diseases is hosting an ONLINE-ONLY half-day workshop on Wednesday 25 March addressing the ongoing SARS-nCoV-2/Covid-19 epidemic.

***POSTPONED*** International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2020

This event has been postponed. International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2020, hosted in partnership with CIRAD and the National Institute of Veterinary Research.

GENIE 2020

The Edinburgh Immunology Group and West of Scotland Immunology Group invite you to join them for their second joint symposium in Linlithgow Burgh Halls: GENIE 2020. The event is a full day symposium followed by networking reception.

Optimmunize: Improving the beneficial effects of vaccines

Running from 19 - 21 February 2020 this conference aims at improving understanding of interactions between vaccines and the immune system, with a focus on the non-specific and sex-differential effects of vaccines.

Reimagining AMR: Borders, Boundaries and Beyond the Human

Registration is now open for the 2nd second colloquium of the Beyond Resistance Network - closing date is 21 December 2019.

Glasgow-Edinburgh Malaria Mosquito Meeting 2019

Abstracts now open for first Glasgow-Edinburgh Malaria/Mosquito Meeting which will be held in Edinburgh on 11 December 2019.

Novel Strategies for Combatting Anti-Bacterial Resistance - Royal Society of Chemistry, London

One day symposium discussing the continued for development of novel therapeutics, biomarkers and diagnostics to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

The 2019 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture

The 2019 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture will be given by Prof Liz Sockett FRS from the University of Nottingham, with her talk entitled "Can predatory bacteria become human allies against antibiotic-resistant pathogenic infections?"

FIS 2019: Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2019, Edinburgh

The Microbiology Society are delighted to be hosting the Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2019 (FIS 2019) in Edinburgh between 11–14 November 2019.

Workshop: Large animal models and imaging in biomedical research

This event brings together scientists and clinicians from different academic disciplines and departments, who are interested in using large animal models for biomedical research, focusing on application of medical imaging technologies.

Gordon Lawson Memorial Symposium

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The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies are organising the first International conference on Lawsonia intracellularis.

ION BRU Nanopore User Group Meeting - Infectious Diseases

The next meeting of the Nanopore User Group will focus on uses for infectious diseases - register now!

Genome Science 2019 - Edinburgh

The 2019 Genome Science conference will be held in Edinburgh.

Leiden Summer School 2019: Immune modulation in human and animal infections

The Universities of Edinburgh and Leiden hosted a very successful summer school in July 2019 on Immune modulation in human and animal infections: impact on health, disease and therapy.