Vaccine Symposium 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 8:45 AM
Last registration date
Monday, September 13, 2021
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The annual Vaccine Symposium of the NWO Werkgemeenschap Vaccins, in collaboration with Infection and Immunity Utrecht, aims at highlighting the latest scientific achievements on vaccine research in The Netherlands.

Previous editions covered topics like Development of a COVID-19 vaccine, Structural Vaccinology, Novel Vaccine Platforms, The powerful contribution of vectors to vaccine-induced immunity, Vaccination in the Elderly, Maternal vaccination, Vector-borne diseases, Vaccines and re-emerging infections and Innovative vector approaches in vaccination.

The theme of the virtual 2021 edition will be Vaccines and pathogen adaptation.

Program 2021

08.45 Participants log in
09.00 Cécile van Els (RIVM & UU Faculty of Veterinary Medicine)
09.05 Dimitri Diavatopoulos (Radboud UMC, Nijmegen)
"Circulation of B. pertussis in vaccinated populations: bacterial adaptation and the need for new vaccines"
10.05 Break & switch to next session
10.15 Mathilde Richard (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam)
  "H5 avian influenza viruses antigenic evolution and challenges for vaccine design"
11.15 Break & switch to next sesstion
11.30 Marion Koopmans (Erasmus MC, Rotterdam)
"Dancing with SARS-CoV-2"
12.30 End of Symposium

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