7th Conference on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs)

It will take place next Monday, 9th November 2009 in the Sala de Graus of the Veterinary Faculty (UAB). The conference is intended to professionals involved in the surveillance and control of TSE’s: veterinarians of the Health Department and DAR, slaughterhouses and other sectors involved.

The objective of this conference is showing the activities that are carried out in the laboratory PRIOCAT (CReSA) and updating about TSE’s.

The speakers of the conference will be:

  • Dr Martí Pumarola (Departament of Animal Medicine and Surgery, UAB)
  • Dr Enric Vidal (Laboratory PRIOCAT, CReSA)
  • Dr Natalia Fernández-Borges (CICBiogune)
  • Dr Rosa Bolea and Dr Juan José Badiola (CREETEE).

The CReSA will also open its doors and visitors will be able to explore the facilities where the samples are analysed within the active surveillance plan ordered by the Heath Department (Generalitat de Catalunya).

Download the preliminary programme: programme


Inscription is free of charge.
You must send an email to cresa@cresa.uab.cat, and indicate your name, last name and job position.
Deadline for inscriptions: Friday, 30th October 2009.

To contact with the person in charge of PRIOCAT:

Dr. Enric Vidal Barba
Head of the Spongiform Diseases Unit (PRIOCAT Laboratory, CReSA)
E-mail: enric.vidal@cresa.uab.cat
Telephone no.: +34 93 581 45 26
Fax: +34 93 581 44 90
Edifici CReSA. Campus UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona) Spain

To know more about the Spongiform Diseases Unit (PRIOCAT):


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