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Symposium: Ecological and Evolutionary drivers of pathogen emergence

An #esi10 event

Organised by the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) with the Centre for Ecology and Conservation (CEC).

Event details

Pathogen host shifts are a major source of emerging infectious diseases in humans, animals and plants. Despite the importance of understanding how pathogens are shared between hosts, there is still much to learn about the ecological and evolutionary drivers of pathogen emergence.

This two-day symposium will showcase the work being done by researchers from the University of Exeter and beyond providing an opportunity to discuss the cutting edge research with national and international colleagues.  This symposium will showcase current work, develop new research areas and build new partnerships.

‌Organising Committee: Ben Longdon, Camille Bonneaud, Michiel Vos, Bridget Watson, Amy Lloyd-Foster, Sarah Ashton, Amrita Sharma, Jane Wills.

This in-person symposium will be held at the Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter on Penryn Campus.

View the full list of invited speakers, the two day agenda and poster presentations.

We are proud to be celebrating the ESI’s first decade of successful operation and are holding a series of events to mark #esi10 throughout this academic year.

CEC symposium

CEC symposium


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