Karine Le Roch CIDVR Director





2021 CIVDR Symposium Schedule

Schedule subject to change


9:25AM – 9.30AM: Welcome and Opening remarks - Karine Le Roch

Morning Session

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

Afternoon Session

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

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