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Getting prepared for the next outbreak

27.07.2012
3rd International Influenza Meeting in Münster, 2-4 September / New aspects of influenza research

The Research Network “FluResearchNet” and the National Research Platform for Zoonoses are pleased to announce the 3rd International Influenza Meeting 2012 which will be held from 2 - 4 September in Münster, Germany.

The conference will take place in the castle of Münster University and will be opened with a welcome note of the president of the Robert Koch Institute, Prof. Dr. Reinhard Burger. Under the topic “Getting prepared for the next outbreak”, the meeting offers the opportunity to exchange new data and aspects of influenza research in an international environment.

“We are very pleased to see many attendees from abroad this time. This shows the international attractiveness of the event” says Prof. Dr. Stephan Ludwig, virologist from Münster University and coordinator of the “FluResearchNet”, a network dedicated to research on the zoonosis influenza.

The meeting will provide a challenging scientific programme with plenary lectures and key-notes by invited speakers and selected oral and poster presentations. Invited speakers are Yoshihiro Kawaoka (Madison, USA), Jon McCullers (Memphis, USA), Joseph P. Mizgerd (Boston, USA), Juan Ortin (Madrid, Spain) und Ron Fouchier (Rotterdam, Netherlands).

Contact:

Dr. rer. nat. Friederike Jansen
Nationale Forschungsplattform für Zoonosen/
Institut für Molekulare Virologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Telefon: +49 251 83-53011; E-Mail: friederike.jansen@ukmuenster.de

Dr. Christina Heimken | idw
Further information:
http://www.ukmuenster.de
http://www.zoonosen.net/SymposienundWorkshops/3rdInternationalInfluenzaMeeting.aspx

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