Sandra Blome | Deputy Head

Sandra Blome, Deputy Head, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut

Sandra Blome has long-term experience (more than 15 years) in working with transboundary viruses under high containment conditions up to BSL 3+ including animal experiments with different domestic and wild suids and is responsible for the Germany National Reference Laboratories for African and classical swine fever. Her research focuses on studies on pathogenesis of viral infectious diseases with particular emphasis on virus-host interaction and diagnostics/vaccine development. She was part of different projects focusing on African swine fever e.g. ASFORCE (FP7), ASF STOP, and leads the FLI-internal research network on ASF.


Plenary, April 7 @ 16:50

Enabling more efficient control of African swine fever through vaccine development; to address food security and sustained pig production and trade

  • Global update on ASF and lessons learnt
  • ASF Global Control Initiative
  • Vaccine development & strategy
  • Laboratory diagnostics/surveillance for better ASF control to ensure sustained production and trade
last published: 05/Mar/20 10:35 GMT

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