2021 CIVDR Symposium Schedule
Schedule subject to change
9:25AM – 9.30AM: Welcome and Opening remarks - Karine Le Roch
9.30AM – 10AM: Louis Lambrechts, PhD., Research Director, Department of Virology, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
Title: Unraveling the African exception to Zika virus emergence.
10.05AM - 10.35AM: Rob Shaw, PhD. senior research Scientist, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - Flaminia Catteruccia's lab Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Title: Showing up unannounced for dinner? How Anopheles and Plasmodium share a blood meal.
10.40AM – 11:10AM: Michael Povelones, PhD. Assistant Professor, Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Title: Molecular dissection of mosquito immune responses to filariae.
11:15AM- 11.45AM: Elodie Ghedin, Ph.D. Chief, Systems Genomics Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases
Title: Could the airway microbiome impact transmission of respiratory viruses.
11.50AM – 12.05PM: James Stumpff, PhD student. Dr. Morrison's lab, Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology, UCR
Title: Pleural macrophages translocate to the lung during the recovery phase of influenza virus infection.
12.05PM - 12.45PM: Break
12.45PM – 1.15PM: Anthony A. James, PhD, Donald Bren Professor, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics School of Medicine and School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine.
1.20PM – 1.35PM: Steven Abel, PhD student. The Le Roch Lab. Department of Molculcar Cell, and Systems Biology (MCSB)
Title: Small RNA sequencing of field Culex mosquitoes identifies patterns of viral abundances and the mosquito immune response.
1.40PM – 4:45PM: Closing remarks