Keynote lecture 20-9-2017: 14.15-14.45h
Arnaud Bataille is a researcher in virology at CIRAD, Montpellier, France, focusing principally on the Peste des Petits Ruminants virus (PPRV). He investigates the transmission and evolutionary dynamics of PPRV with the aim of elaborating better control strategies. He contributes to the development of new diagnostic tools and of vaccines against PPR. He is deputy head of the OIE/FAO and EU reference laboratories for PPR at CIRAD.