Results on in vivo transcriptomes of Streptococcus suis published in Virulence.

Principal Investigators from the Wageningen University groups of Animal Sciences and Host-Microbe Interactions jointly published their collaborative work on in vivo transcriptomes of Streptococcus suis in Virulence. 

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Members of PIGSs consortium meet in Sitges

The PIGSs consortium meeting was a great succes! Virginia Aragon and Jordy Casal are the workpackage leaders from IRTA-CReSA and shared there experience on their website.

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PIGSs represented on meeting of the National Institute for Agrifood Research (INIA)

On April 11, 2019, Virginia Aragon presented at the National Institute for Agrifood Research (INIA).

 

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4th International Workshop on Streptococcus suis 3-5 June 2019

The 4thInternational Workshop on Streptococcus suis and 12thannual symposium of the Swine and Poultry Infectious Diseases Research Centre (CRIPA) was organized by the University of Montreal and eleven investigators of the PIGSs consortium presented their work (some even as keynote speaker) to the worldwide S. suis community. 

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Group photo of the PIGSs consortium

Over 35 attendees participated in the previous PIGSs scientific consortium meeting in Sitges, Spain.

 

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Sitges (Barcelona) scientific consortium meeting in progress 15-17 May 2019

At this moment the PIGSs scientific consortium and general assembly meeting is ongoing. More news and updates will follow soon ...

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PIGSs review meeting held in REA Brussels Belgium on 22/02/2019

The PIGSs consortium was invited by the Research Executive Agency in Brussels for a project review meeting on 22 February 2019 with three independent expert reviewers. 

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The PIGSs project introduced at the 4th German Pneumococcal and Streptococcal Symposium Berlin

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. 

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The PIGSs poster presented at the 25th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress (IPVS) in Chongqing – China

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. 

 

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The PIGSs project introduced at the bi-annual symposium of the Section Bacteriology & Mykologie of the DVG (\

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.

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