CIIE hosts the inaugural Wellcome Trust Joint Centres Scottish excellence meeting: ‘Combatting Infectious Disease’
On 27th September 2012 CIIE hosted a one-day meeting at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.
The aim of the meeting was to bring together scientists from the major Wellcome Trust funded Centres of research into infectious disease in Scotland.
This comprised representatives from CIIE (Edinburgh), the Drug Discovery Unit (Dundee), the Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology (Glasgow) and the Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology hub (Aberdeen).
The meeting, which attracted over 120 delegates, highlighted the complementary strengths that the different research centres bring to combating infectious disease. A wide range of talks from each of the Centres highlighted the unique and world-leading concentration of researchers tackling infectious disease in Scotland.