LASA – LARN Meeting on Sheep Models and Pig Influenza

Date: 25/05/2021








6th Meeting of the Large Animal Research Network (LARN)


Session 3 – Refining sheep models and learning more about influenza in pigs

Tuesday 25th May 2-4.30pm

This session includes talks from Dr Krista McLennan (University of Chester) a senior lecturer and researcher in recognising pain in sheep, Dr Kathryn Bartley (Moredun Research Institute) a researcher in ectoparasitology and Dr Elma Tchilian (The Pirbright Institute) an expert on pig influenza models. 

14:00 – Facial expression in sheep: potential to be more than just a welfare assessment
Dr Krista McLennan, University of Chester

14:35 – Development of an improved welfare sheep scab mite transmission model for the
evaluation of prophylactic interventions
Dr Kathryn Bartley, Moredun Research Institute

15:25 – Investigating influenza in pigs
Dr Elma Tchilian, The Pirbright Institute


16:15 – Questions and close.


This session is free for LASA members and £15 for non-members. 


Further sessions are being held on poultry in biomedical research (11th May) and emotional states in laboratory swine (18th May). 

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