Professor Peter Valentin-Weigand, WP2 leader in the PIGSs project presented results at the 4th German Pneumococcal and Streptococcal Symposium Berlin on S. suis projects which are related to the PIGSs project. His group also presented different in vitro models by poster presentations and an overview on capsular-dependent interactions of streptococci (S. suis, group B streptococcoi) with influenza A virus in co-infections of respiratory cells.read more
The outline and consortium of the PIGSs project presented at the 25th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress (IPVS 2018) and 2018 International Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Symposium in June 2018.
The PIGSs project introduced at the bi-annual symposium of the bi-annual symposium of the Section Bacteriology & Mykologie ("Fachgruppe Bakteriologie & Mykologie") of the DVG (“Deutsche Veterinärmedizinische Gesellschaft”) in Hannover.read more
During the PIGSs Scientific Consortium meeting in Cambridge mid-April, all scientists, company representatives and advisory board members enjoyed some leisure time on the Cam river.read more
Last week, IRTA organized a one-day meeting about microbiota in animals.
From April 17 to 19, over 35 project members of the PIGSs project gathered in Cambridge for the Scientific Consortium Meeting.read more
The new logo of the PIGSs project is ready!read more
The effective control of S. suis infectious disease is hampered by the lack of knowledge. Therefore, the PIGSs project addresses the complete disease triangle to study the necessary pre-conditions for disease to occur.
On 29-31 August 2017, the project members of the PIGSs project gathered at Hotel Reehorst (Ede, the Netherlands) for the official Kick-off meeting.read more