Category Archives: Events

Glässer disease and nasal microbiota, hot topics of the XIV Swine Production Congress in Córdoba, Argentina

The past 28, 29 and 30 of August, the pig sector of Argentina met in Córdoba (Argentina) to celebrate its XIV Swine Production Congress (in conjunction with the IX congress of swine production of Mercosur and the XX Swine Update Days).

Visiting the Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences

On 15th June 2018, Dr. Joaquim Segalés, researcher at IRTA-CReSA and associate professor of UAB, visited the Institute of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science of the Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences, SAAS (Shanghai, China). This institute, led by Dr. Huili Liu, is mainly engaged in research and technology developments such as breeding new species and hybridity advantages utilizing pig and poultry, forage feeding, livestock and poultry epidemic disease prevention, and environment protection.

Healthy Pig, Safe Pork, the 25th International Pig Veterinary Society. IPVS 2018 Chongqing, China.

With the theme of “Healthy Pig, Safe Pork, the 25th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress kicked off on June 11, 2018 in Chongqing. More than 5000 delegates attended the conference. While English was the official language of the meeting, the organization provided simultaneous translation to Chinese for all oral presentations. Different aspects of pig production were discussed during 4 days of intense scientific sessions. CReSA participation was centered in the bacterial and viral disease sessions.

2nd Prize for the best idea for RES-KIT: a field tool for detecting multiresistant bacteria

Laila Darwich and I (Lourdes Migura-Garcia), researchers from IRTA-CReSA have participated together with researchers from CSIC and UAB in the course organized by the “Parc de Recerca de la UAB” (PRUAB) named  Generation of Ideas Programme. With our novel idea RES-KIT, our team has been awarded the second price.

See you in Barcelona at the next European Symposium of Porcine Health Management

Next year’s edition of the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management will be held in the city of Barcelona on May 9-11 2018.  The organising committee is entirely composed of IRTA-CReSA and UAB Veterinary Faculty researchers.

Global Virus Network, we continue working to overcome the viruses

The 9th international meeting of the Global Virus Network –GVN took place the past 9-27 September 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

EBSA Conference, the diverse world of biosafety

This week, from April 27th to 28th, the Twentieth EBSA conference, the European Biosafety Association, will take place in Madrid. 

IRTA-CReSA to participate in the 14th Congress of the Spanish Society of Animal Laboratory Sciences (SECAL)

The Spanish Society of Animal Laboratory Sciences (SECAL) brings together all those professionals whose activity is related to the laboratory animal. People whose relationship or work with the animals used in experimental projects is developed in Research Centers both public and private, as well as universities and companies dedicated almost exclusively to the production and marketing of animals to be used in this type of studies.