2021 CIVDR Symposium Schedule
Schedule subject to change
9:15AM – 9.30AM: Welcome and Opening remarks
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: Flaminia Catteruccia, PhD., Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and and Rob Shaw, PhD. senior research Scientist, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, 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
11.45AM – 12.10PM: Short Talks selected from PhD students and Post-docs
12.15PM - 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 – 1.45PM: Short Talks selected from PhD students and Post-docs
1.45PM – 2PM: Awards and closing remarks