Johara Stringari wins ‘best presentation’ award at SFET conference

ADDovenom researcher Johara Stringari (University of Bristol) won the ‘Best Oral Communication Award’ for her presentation at the 28th Meeting on Toxinology of the French Society of Toxinology (SFET) in Paris. Johara’s presentation about the ADDovenom project (Snake venom proteins vs ADDobodies: Antigen production for ribosome display) on the second day of the conference followed […]

Submissions open for ‘Toxins’ Special Issue

Dr Stefanie Menzies and Prof Nicholas R. Casewell, ADDovenom researchers at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, have been chosen as Guest Editors of a Special Issue of the journal Toxins. They said: “Antivenom remains the gold-standard treatment for envenoming by snakes, scorpions, spiders and other venomous animals, yet remains largely unchanged since its first development […]

Introducing ADDovenom to postgraduates in Brazil

Johara Stringari, a Research Associate working on ADDovenom at the University of Bristol, gave a presentation on snake venom to students on the Postgraduate Program for Genetics and Biochemistry at the Federal University of Uberlândia in Brazil on 17 November 2022. Johara’s talk – Snake venoms: a new generation of therapeutic strategies – was the […]

ADDovenom attends IST 2022

Members of the ADDovenom team have been highlighting the work of ADDovenom at the 21st World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology (IST) in Abu Dhabi (18-21 October 2022). Dr Renaud Vincentelli (Aix-Marseille University) gave a ‘flash talk’ during which he spoke about the aims and objectives of ADDovenom, and his poster about the […]

ADDovenom team take part in research showcase in Bristol

Members of the EU-funded ADDovenom team have been talking to the public about their work as part of the FUTURES festival, a celebration of research and innovation, held on Brunel’s historic ship, the S.S. Great Britain, in Bristol on 30 September 2022. The event involved interactive and hands-on demonstrations, and the team showcased how traditional […]

ADDovenom team gather in Marseille for annual meeting

Researchers working on the ADDovenom project met for their annual conference in Marseille, France (12-13 September), to give updates on progress made since the inaugural meeting in Bristol in 2021.  The first day was devoted to updates from each of the work package leads, while the second day saw many of the project’s early career researchers giving […]

Researcher Spotlight: Dora Buzas

For our Researcher Spotlight features, we interview members of the ADDovenom research team, to find out about their interests, their contributions to the project, and their hopes for the future of venom research.  Here, we speak with Dora Buzas, a PhD Student at the University of Bristol.   Can you tell us briefly about your own […]

LSTM team publish article on eliciting an antibody response that recognises snake venom

Researchers at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, including several working on the ADDovenom project, have published the article Virus-like particles displaying conserved toxin epitopes stimulate polyspecific, murine antibody responses capable of snake venom recognition in Scientific Reports.   The authors “sought to investigate whether linear venom epitopes displayed on virus like particles can stimulate an antibody response […]

Researcher Spotlight: Becky Edge

For our Researcher Spotlight features, we interview members of the ADDovenom research team, to find out about their interests, their contributions to the project, and their hopes for the future of venom research.  Here, we speak with Becky Edge, a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Centre for Snakebite Research and Interventions at Liverpool School of […]

JOB VACANCY: Research Assistant, LSTM

Would you like to join our international, multi-disciplinary team of researchers who are dedicated to developing novel protein-based snakebite treatments? The Centre for Snakebite Research and Interventions (CSRI) at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine are seeking to recruit a Research Assistant to work on the ADDovenom project.  This is a laboratory-based role and the […]