Sandra Abbo wins Zika virus poster award

Published on
June 25, 2018

Sandra Abbo has received the best poster award at the 2nd International conference on Zika virus, in Tallinn, Estonia. Sandra is a PhD candidate at the Laboratory of Virology of Wageningen University, where she conducts research within the ZonMw-funded project ‘ZikaRisk’. She investigates whether or not Dutch mosquitoes can transmit Zika virus. Sandra has won the poster award for her work on the development of a safe Zika vaccine, which is based on virus-like particles from insect cells.