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Brexit will not end scientific collaboration between the UK and EU

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Scientific collaboration is as strong as ever, five years since the UK decision to break with Brussels.
Date:
22/06/2021

Fighting the silent pandemic of anti-microbial resistance

Fighting the silent pandemic of anti-microbial resistance
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An open letter to the G7 from the BactiVac Network emphasising the need for a global effort to combat the threat posed by anti-microbial resistant bacteria.
Date:
11/06/2021

Successful virtual conference for global bacterial vaccinology network

Successful virtual conference for global bacterial vaccinology network
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More than 200 scientists, industry figures and policy-makers from across the world gathered online for the BactiVac Virtual Network Conference 2021 hosted at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
05/05/2021

BactiVac 2021 Virtual Network Conference – one month to go!

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The BactiVac Network Virtual Conference will be held online on 27 & 28 April 2021.
Date:
24/03/2021

Scientists uncover new understanding of how antibodies target dangerous bacteria

Scientists uncover new understanding of how antibodies target dangerous bacteria
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A new study from the University of Birmingham has helped provide novel understanding into how to select antigens to target in vaccines or new treatments against bacterial infections.
Date:
13/02/2020

BactiVac awarded additional funding to increase participation at their 3rd Annual Network Meeting in Kenya

BactiVac awarded additional funding to increase participation at their 3rd Annual Network Meeting in Kenya
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The BactiVac Network has been awarded $100,000 by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the delivery of its 3rd Annual Network Meeting in Kilifi, Kenya on 24-27 March 2020.
Date:
11/11/2019

Experts to gather in Africa to speed up development of vaccines to prevent bacterial infections

Experts to gather in Africa to speed up development of vaccines to prevent bacterial infections
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A global network of scientists who are working together to accelerate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections in low and middle income countries are to stage an annual network meeting in Africa.
Date:
11/11/2019

BactiVac receives research award at the prestigious Antibiotic Guardian Awards 2019

BactiVac receives research award at the prestigious Antibiotic Guardian Awards 2019
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The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network attended the Antibiotic Guardian Awards and received an award under the Research category on 27 June 2019 in Solihull.
Date:
04/07/2019

Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies

Breastfeeding mums' milk can transfer life-long protection against infection to their babies
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Mothers' breast milk can provide protection against infection that lasts for life, finds new research in mice by an international team of scientists including experts at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/06/2019

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards

BactiVac shortlisted for international Antibiotic Guardian 2019 Awards
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The University of Birmingham-hosted BactiVac Network has been shortlisted under the Research category for this prestigious award ceremony, which is being hosted by Public Health England on 27 June in Birmingham.
Date:
02/05/2019
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