QAAFI Science Seminar
"A consortium based approached to improved vaccines and diagnostics for bacterial respiratory diseases of pigs – The BRaDP1T story"
Dr Janine Bosse
This talk will focus on bacterial respiratory pathogens of pigs (with emphasis on Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae). The talk will highlight the power of whole genome sequencing for identification of diagnostic and vaccine candidates, as well as antimicrobial resistance genes. It also demonstrates the benefits of forming consortia with complementary skills.
About Dr Janine Bosse
Dr Bossé began working on Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) in 1987, as an undergraduate research project at the University of Guelph, Canada. She went on to complete an MSc (Veterinary Immunology) and PhD (Molecular Bacteriology), also on APP-related topics, at Guelph. For the last 16 years, she has been working with Professor Paul Langford at Imperial College London, in collaboration with Professor Andrew Rycroft at the Royal Veterinary College, further investigating the molecular basis of pathogenesis of APP.
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