Presentation prizes ESVV/EPIZONE meeting

Published on
September 14, 2018

During the 11th International Congress ESVV, 12th EPIZONE annual meeting, Vienna 2018, several scientists were rewarded with a poster or oral presentation prize.



·         Elisabet LOPEZ FERNANDEZ (ESP): ‘Pigs vaccinated with BA71ΔCD2 and surviving the homologous challenge with BA71, are capable to efficiently resist further challenge with Kenya06, while prime-boosting with BA71ΔCD2 do not’.

EPIZONE / Ingenasa prize

·         Jan Hendrik FORTH (DEU): ‘Target enrichment NGS approach for generation of ASFV full-genome sequences’.

ESVV prizes

·         Ilaria BELFANTI (ITA): ‘Does Vaccination of Pregnant Cows Against Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses Confer Foetal Protection against Hobi-Like Pestivirus Infection?’.

·         Sarah GALLIEN (FRA): ‘Comparison of pathogenicity and intestinal immunity outcomes in pigs infected with French S-InDel or USS-non-InDel strains of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus’.


ESVV prizes

·         Katrien POELART (BEL): ‘Equine herpesvirus 1 bridles T-lymphocytes to reach its target organs & Abortigenic but not neurotropic equine herpesvirus 1 modulates the interferon antiviral defense’.

·         Lorraine MCELHINNEY (GBR): ‘Outbreaks of haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in the United Kingdom’.