The XXII International Poxvirus, Asfarvirus and Iridovirus conference was held in May 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Last week from Defend2020's Twitter
Here is Dr Pip Beard aged 1, now a veterinarian, pathologist, virologist & Co-ordinator @defend @Pirbright_Inst who dreamt of a career in the police force as a girl and never expected to be a leading voice in capripoxviruses as a ‘grown up’.”#theskyisthelimit #Dayofthegirl pic.twitter.com/Cv03GMWJTP
Alix Connelly recently joined Defend as Co-Project Manager...as a child she enjoyed dancing, spending time with her cat and, as is evident here, chocolate cake. This is still true today, though she fits it in around working hours.
#theskyisthelimit #Dayofthegirl #GenderEquality pic.twitter.com/b2092Vtgl5
As a child Dr Giorgia Angeloni loved animals & wanted to be a Vet, today Giorgia is a Co-leader of a WP3 in DEFEND & President of an international network of NGOs that supports vulnerable people worldwide @VSFint @SIVtroVSFItalia #theskyisthelimit #Dayofthegirl #womeninsscience pic.twitter.com/8CVUbv4A6D
Postdoctoral Scientist, Petra Fay, works on large DNA viruses but growing up in Botswana she dreamt of running a hotel though, as this we can see, a love for animals would play a major role in her future career.
#theskyisthelimit #Dayofthegirl #womeninsscience #GenderEquality pic.twitter.com/QDyKVUNMwK