UK Clinical Vaccine Network Virtual Conference 2020

Bringing together and showcasing the work of the UK clinical vaccine community, to facilitate co-operation and collaborate on future challenges.

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Due to ongoing uncertainties surrounding the current pandemic regulations, the faculty of CVNUK decided to replace this year’s physical conference with an online conference which took place on 27th November 2020. This features a variety of presentations focused on the development of a vaccine for Covid-19.

The recordings of the virtual conference are now available.
If you were unable to attend but would still like to view the sessions, please register via the button below and you will receive an email with a link to view the recorded sessions.

If you have any queries please email

See below for the updated timetable.


Dr Christopher Chiu

Dr Chris Chiu is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases. He underwent his medical training at Cambridge and Oxford Universities, and later was awarded Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training and MRC Clinician Scientist fellowships, during which he worked with Rafi Ahmed at Emory University on influenza and VZV vaccines. His research interests focus mainly on protective antiviral immunity with a particular emphasis on the development of better vaccines. He leads a group uniquely skilled in using experimental infection and vaccination of volunteers to investigate systemic and mucosal immunity against respiratory viruses. In addition, he heads the Imperial Network for Vaccine Research and works with national and international committees on vaccine R&D.