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

Members of PIGSs consortium meet in Sitges
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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....

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

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

Primary porcine respiratory epithelial cell models used in the PIGSs project to study host–pathobiont interactions in the respiratory tract: PCLS model.
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The PIGSs project aims to improve our current understanding of the interplay of commensals, pathobionts, and keystone pathogens in the respiratory tract. Studies to dissect these complex processes should be carried out in respective animal models,...

Primary porcine respiratory epithelial cell models used in the PIGSs project to study host–pathobiont interactions in the respiratory tract: ALI culture.
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There is a growing need for physiologically relevant models of the respiratory epithelium, but recreating these complex functions in vitro is a considerable challenge. In the PIGSs project, Air-Liquid-Interface (ALI) cultures from primary porcine ...

PIGSs project kick-off meeting 29-31 August, 2017
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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....

Dedicated PIGSs meeting on: Identification of new or uncharacterised mutants.
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To allign ongoing research activities in the PIGSs project on virulence (work package 2), and identify new or uncharacterised mutants, an ad hoc meeting was organized today (11 February 2020) by Prof. Peter Valentin-Weigand at Wageningen...

The PIGSs project introduced at the Spanish microbiota in animals conference (May 31, 2018)
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Last week, IRTA organized a one-day meeting about microbiota in animals.  ...

Porcine ileal organoids grown by Wageningen University for advanced in vitro studies in the PIGSs project.
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Examples of ileal organoids from pigs grown in 3D matrigel from partner Wageningen University. This advanced in vitro model will be used to analyse the mechanism of host-cell interactions and virulence in work package 2 of...

PIGSs teammembers gave a webinar for Dutch veterinarians
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Norbert Stockhofe and Manouk Vrieling gave a webinar for Dutch veterinarians...

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

PIGSs researchers at the Cambridge Science Festival
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PIGSs researchers at the Cambridge Science Festival reveal latest insights in Streptococcus suis....

New logo for the PIGSs project
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The new logo of the PIGSs project is ready!...

Sitges (Barcelona) scientific consortium meeting in progress 15-17 May 2019
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At this moment the PIGSs scientific consortium and general assembly meeting is ongoing. More news and updates will follow soon ......

Scientific Consortium Meeting Cambridge
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From April 17 to 19, over 35 project members of the PIGSs project gathered in Cambridge for the Scientific Consortium Meeting....

Mutants constructed in selected candidate virulence genes in S. suis strains
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In the PIGSs project we will determine which S. suis are conditionally essential for survival and growth in the ecological niches within the host mainly using data from (1). Transcriptomics under in vivo mimi...

Leisure time on the Cam river during the Scientific Consortium meeting mid-April
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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. ...

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

Global sample collection of S. suis strains.
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Global sample collection of S. suis strains undertaken in PIGSs completed. ...

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

1st PIGSs scientific consortium meeting scheduled on April 17-19 2018 in Cambridge
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The first PIGSs scientific consortium meeting will be held at the University of Cambridge (Pembroke College...

World Microbiome Day 27 June 2020
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On World Microbiome Day public engagement events are happening worldwide to celebrate the wide diversity of the microbiome and its importance in human and planetary health, as well as in our food system. ...

PIGSs represented on meeting of the National Institute for Agrifood Research (INIA)
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On April 11, 2019, Virginia Aragon presented at the National Institute for Agrifood Research (INIA). ...

COVID-19 impact on IRTA analyzed
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IRTA’s director Josep Usall analyzed the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having in IRTA. Many projects, including PIGSs, are experiencing delays due to work restrictions and prioritization of COVID-19 activities. ...

Establishment of ALI-Macrophage co-culture system with porcine alveolar and mouse bone marrow derived macrophages
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In ALI cultures, basal cells of the upper respiratory epithelial cells, mainly tracheal and bronchial basal epithelial cells, are used. By using various growth supplements, these cells are allowed to differentiate. This method closely mimics ...

Disease Triangle
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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.  ...

Data presented from the PIGSs project at the Jornadas de porcino in Barcelona
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Dr Virginia Aragon from IRTA-CReSA shared with porcine veterinarians an update of the studies on tonsil microbiota and the role in Streptococcus suis disease. ...

Covid-19 can put the human teams on our farms at risk.
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Covid-19 can put the human teams on our farms at risk. A very interesting review was published by Van Doremalen et al on coronavirus persistence on different materials and in aerosols can help us implement measures on swine farms to redu...

Wageningen Bioveterinary Research supports large-scale testing corona patients in the Netherlands
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Samples to test corona patients for the COVID-19 virus are sent to the Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) laboratory as of Monday 30 March. This constitutes a significant increase in the testing capacity in the Netherlands. ...

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