Dr. Mª Teresa Frías will talk about "emerging pig viruses in Cuba"

Next 18th June, Dr. María Teresa Frías Leporeau, researcher of the Group of Animal Virology of the CENSA ( Cuba ) will offer a seminar called “Swine fever and emerging pig viruses in Cuba ”. The seminar will be hold at the CReSA's auditorium, at 12:00h.

Dr. María Teresa Frías ( PhD in Biological Sciences) is a researcher in the Group of Animal Virology in the National Center of Farming Health (CENSA), located in La Habana ( Cuba ). Moreover, she is a Permanent Consultant within the “Continental Plan” for Classical Swine Fever Eradication in America , which is carried out by the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It is a regional, common strategy with the aim of controlling and eradicating the disease. The program facilitates the harmonization of technical, economical and human efforts of the regional countries and allows coordinately the control and eventual elimination of the diseases in endemic countries. Progressively, it also consolidates the free countries/areas status.

To know the project in course about classical swine fever of the CReSA:

New vaccine strategies against classical swine fever virus. Study of mechanisms of viral immunopathogenicity.

To know more about the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the FAO:

http://www.rlc.fao.org/

To know more about the CENSA:

http://www.censa.edu.cu/

 

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