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SchmaVirusVacDiag

Novel vaccine and diagnostic strategies against Schmallenberg virus

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Project "SchmaVirusVacDiag" data sheet

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Coordinator
ASOCIACION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION COOPERATIVA EN BIOCIENCIAS 

Organization address
address: PARQUE TECNOLOGICO EDIFICIO 801 A
city: DERIO VIZCAYA
postcode: 48160
website: www.cicbiogune.es

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 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Project website http://www.cicbiogune.es
 Total cost 158˙121 €
 EC max contribution 158˙121 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-06-15   to  2017-06-14

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1    ASOCIACION CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION COOPERATIVA EN BIOCIENCIAS ES (DERIO VIZCAYA) coordinator 158˙121.00

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 Project objective

Schmallenberg virus (SV) is a pathogen that has been discovered in European livestock 3 years ago. Since then, it has been found that this virus is associated with disease in sheep, goats and cattle across Europe . In livestock, the symptoms associated with the disease include stillbirths and malformations in newborn animals. The presence of the virus in Spain, France, Germany, Italy, the UK, the Netherlands as well as Russia, has shown that this disease is a fast spreading threat to the European livestock industry, and has the potential to cause significant economic impact across the continent. Furthermore, due to high volumes in international trade of livestock, the potential of this disease to spread beyond Europe poses another potential threat to the industry. Recent work using a related bunyavirus (Rift Valley Fever virus) has found that effective DNA vaccines can be generated . These vaccines have the advantage of being administered easily, having low-manufacturing costs, and providing long-lasting efficacy-making it ideal for large-scale vaccination campaigns. Furthermore, studies on related viruses have shown that monoclonal antibodies can be generated for use in diagnostic testing. Using these concepts, we propose to extend this principle to Schmallenberg virus, in order to: i) develop an easy-to-use diagnostic test for Schmallenberg detection; and ii) develop a DNA vaccination strategy that could be used to limit further future outbreaks.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2017 Hani Y. Boshra, Diego Charro, Gema Lorenzo, Isbene Sánchez, Beatriz Lazaro, Alejandro Brun, Nicola G.A. Abrescia
DNA vaccination regimes against Schmallenberg virus infection in IFNAR −/− mice suggest two targets for immunization
published pages: 107-115, ISSN: 0166-3542, DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2017.02.013
Antiviral Research 141 2019-07-24

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