Influenza Update Meetings

General IUM


Influenza Update Meetings are held annually at locations across the UK to support and strengthen the influenza research community. They aim to be affordable, friendly and accessible to researchers at all career stages, with an emphasis on active involvement from students and postdocs.


Next Meeting


The next meeting will be held in December 2021 and hosted by the University of Nottingham. (Lead organiser: Janet Daly, University of Nottingham.)


Past Meetings


14th – 15th December 2020: The University of Liverpool (online meeting)

2nd December 2019: The Francis Crick Institute, London

17th – 18th December 2018: Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

21st – 22nd November 2017: The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh


Steering Group Members


Ashley Banyard (Animal and Plant Health Agency)

Sara Clohisey (Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh)

Janet Daly (University of Nottingham)

Paul Digard (Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh)

Sunetra Gupta (Department of Zoology, University of Oxford)

Ed Hutchinson (MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research)

Munir Iqbal (Pirbright Institute)

Tess Lambe (Jenner Institute, University of Oxford)

John McCauley (Francis Crick Institute)

Nicole Robb (University of Warwick)

Holly Shelton (Pirbright Institute)

James Stewart (University of Liverpool)

Jack Tan (MRC Human Immunology Unit, University of Oxford)

Nigel Temperton (Medway School of Pharmacy, University of Kent)

Rachel Ulferts (Francis Crick Institute)

AJ te Velthuis (Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge)

Yohei Yamauchi (University of Bristol)


We gratefully acknowledge the support provided for these meetings by

the Microbiology Society and AstraZeneca.


Image Credit: Naina Nair, Glasgow School of Art