Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference 2018

The meeting brings together scientists from multiple disciplines with a shared interest in infectious diseases and immunity research and translation of research into vaccines, antimicrobial and biological therapies and public health measures.

Research in these themes is particularly strong in Australia and will be facilitated by a focused forum to complement other specialist Lorne and Australian Society meetings.

Researchers, clinicians and veterinarians will be attending, with a strong emphasis on promoting student attendance and participation.

Speakers include Burnet Institute’s Deputy Program Director, Maternal and Child Health, Associate Professor Freya Fowkes.

Among the themes are:

  • Adaptive Immunity to Infection
  • Genomes/Systems Biology/Structures
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Innate Immunity to Infection
  • Microbes and the Mucosa
  • Infectious Diseases and Inflammation
  • Pathogenesis of Infection
  • Vaccines/Therapeutics/Diagnostics

To find out more visit or register online.

Date & Time

Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 – Friday, 16 February, 2018


Cumberland Lorne Resort  
150 Mountjoy Parade,
Lorne. VIC 3232

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Registration essential:

Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Professor Heidi E Drummer

Program Director, Disease Elimination; Scientific Director, Burnet Diagnostics Initiative; Head, Global Health Diagnostics Development Laboratory; Co-Head, Drummer/Poumbourios Laboratory




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