FAO World Reference
Laboratory for
Foot-and-Mouth Disease

50th Anniversary

Tracking the Emergence and Global Spread
of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

  A One Day Symposium to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Designation of the Pirbright Laboratory of the Institute for Animal Health as FAO World Reference Laboratory for FMD
  Held at The Royal Society in London, 9:00 17:00 hrs on 9th May 2008
  09:00-09:10 Wellcome Prof Martin Shirley, IAH Director
  09:10-09:30 WRLFMD overview Dr David Paton, Head of WRL
  09:30-10:00 Global diversity of FMDV Mr Nick Knowles, IAH
  10:00-10:30 Coffee  
  10:30-11:00 FMD in Africa Dr Wilna Vosloo, Ondestepoort
  11:00-11:30 FMD viral evolution Dr Esteban Domingo, Madrid
  11:30-12:00 Tracing FMDV in UK outbreaks Dr Eleanor Cottam, IAH
  12:00-12:30 FMD virus structure Prof Dave Stuart, Oxford
  12:30-13:30 Lunch  
  13:30-14:00 Antigenic cartography Dr Derek Smith, Cambridge
  14:00-14:30 Cross-protection between FMD strains Dr Bernd Haas, Riems
  14:30-15:00 Virus detection methods Dr Donald King, IAH
  15:00-15:30 Tea  
  15:30-16:00 FMD virus transmission dynamics Prof Mark Woolhouse, Edinburgh
  16:00-16:20 European collaboration on FMD Dr Kris de Clercq, Brussels
  16:20-16:40 Future prospects for FMD control Dr Keith Sumption, Rome
  17:00 Close  
  Missing presentations will be posted as soon as they are available
  IAH Press Release
  Pictures from the Meeting

The Pirbright Institute, 2011