NADIR Annual Meeting held in Barcelona

The last General Annual Meeting of the NADIR (Network of Animal Disease Infectiology Research Facilities) was held in Barcelona in November 2-4 2011, and was organized by the NADIR Executive Committee and CReSA.

More than 40 European researchers involved in the NADIR network attended the different plenary sessions and workpackage meetings. Results and ongoing activities were discussed among the researchers from the different partner institutions.

NADIR has as its strategic aim to realise the potential European leadership in animal infectiology by bringing together 14 L3 animal experiment infrastructures and organising the facilities in order to optimize their investigation and diagnostic/validation tools, achieve economies of scale and use the saved resources to modernise existing facilities in a coordinated manner:
  • INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (France)
  • AU - Arhus Universitet (Denmark)
  • AFSSA - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des aliments (France)
  • CReSA - Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (Spain)
  • FLI - Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (Germany)
  • IAH - Institute for Animal Health (United Kingdom)
  • INIA - Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Spain)
  • KVI - Kimron Veterinary Institute (Israel)
  • MRI - Moredun Research Institute (United Kingdom)
  • VET - Veterinærinstituttet (Denmark)
  • AS VESO - Veterinærmedisinsk oppdragssenter (Norway)
  • VLA - Veterinary Laboratories Agency (United Kingdom)
  • UR CVI - Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen (Netherlands)
  • PTP - Parco Tecnologico Padano (Italia)
  • UNOTT - University of Nottingham (United Kingdom)

The meeting venue was the Institut d’Estudis Catalans (Barcelona). Moreover, social activities (lunchs, dinners and a cultural guided tour around downtown Barcelona) were also organized.

Plenary session during the NADIR meeting.

Plenary session during the NADIR meeting.

Pausa-cafè durant la reunió NADIR

Coffee-break during the NADIR meeting

To know more about NADIR: http://www.nadir-project.eu

To contact with the person in charge of NADIR at CReSA:

Mariano Domingo Álvarez
Director of CReSA
Email: mariano.domingo@cresa.uab.cat
Telephone no.: (+34) 935814492
Fax: (+34) 935814490
Edifici CReSA. Campus UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona) Spain

 
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