REPRODIVAC - Next-generation vaccines and diagnostics to prevent livestock reproductive diseases of worldwide impact
REPRODIVAC project : 16 partners in 7 European countries.
Participant Skills and expertise
Plant-based expression platform for the production of recombinant proteins. Development of vaccine delivery strategies based on rational antigen design.
Microbiology laboratory (BSL3) with specific expertise regarding diagnosis and host-pathogen interaction studies of bacterial zoonotic pathogens and infections (Q fever, Tuberculosis, Brucellosis).
Microbiology laboratories (BSL2 to BSL3) with specific expertise regarding diagnosis and host-pathogen interaction studies of viral and bacterial infections including Pseudorabies virus, Chlamydia abortus and Coxiella burnetii.
Expertise in animal models for evaluating brucellosis vaccines and development and assessment of diagnostic tests. Expertise on brucellosis control and eradication strategies.
Porcine and ruminant immunology. Isolation and recombinant expression of monoclonal antibodies from livestock. Porcine Reproductive Respiratory Syndrome immunobiology and vaccinology.
Pathogen biology, host-pathogen interactions, and ruminant immunology. Control and diagnosis of infectious diseases of livestock resulting from bacterial zoonotic pathogens (Chalmydia abortus and Q fever).
Virus particles structure determination by cryo electron toÉcole normale supérieure de Lyon École normale supérieure de Lyonmography and subtomogram averaging, structure analysis.