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Featured in our Fortnightly Digest, this is a list of external workshops of interest to infectious diseases researchers. 

Wellcome Connecting Science: Applied Bioinformatics & Public Health Microbiology

  • Aim: This year’s meeting will focus on how genomic surveillance is transforming public health across the globe.  We aim to share best practices for implementing genomics technology in routine, frontline diagnostics and surveillance, with a focus on the implications of using data-driven genomics approaches in public health.
  • Dates: 02–05 May 2023
  • Location: Wellcome Genome Campus, UK and online
  • Deadlines:  Abstracts - 07 March |  Registrations  - 04 April (In-person)  & 25 April (virtual)
  • More details here

UKHSA: East of England Zoonoses and One Health Seminar

  • Aim: This seminar will include research on the following topics: Hantavirus, Mycobacterium bovis, Avian Influenza, Brucella canis, Corynebacterium ulcerans, and Psittacosis Outbreak.
  • Dates: 3 March 2023 
  • Location: William Harvey Lecture Theatre, University of Cambridge Medical
    School, Addenbrookes Hospital.
  • More details to follow in January.

Microbiology Society: Vaccines as tools to combat Antimicrobial Resistance

  • Aim: This meeting will address key areas in vaccine development, such as microbiology (antigen selection), chemistry (platform technology) and host response (immunology), along the AMR-vaccine platform-veterinary/human immunology axis.
  • Dates: 27 - 28 February 2023 
  • Location: Birmingham, UK
  • Deadlines:  16 January 2023 for Early Bird registration 
  • More details here

Microbiology Society: Annual Conference 2023

  • Aim: The Conference takes place over four days and consists of scientific symposia, workshops, fora, professional development sessions, Prize Lectures and Hot Topics and much more.
  • Dates: 17 - 20 April 2023
  • Location: Birmingham, UK
  • Deadlines:  28 February 2023 for Early Bird registration 
  • More details here

CFP: Epizootics Beyond the Farm: Historical and Ethnographic Approaches

  • Aim: This conference asks how our understanding of and approaches to epizootics may be transformed if we focused on epizootics beyond the farm and its epistemic, socioeconomic and political contours. We invite talks on the topic of the conference from across the humanities and the social sciences.
  • Dates: 15 - 16 June 2023
  • Location: Online
  • More details here