QBI Arthropod-borne Disease Symposium

Date: 
June 18, 2019
Place: 
Gladstone Institute

Co-organized by Seemay Chou of UC San Francisco and Andrea Swei of San Francisco State University, the Arthropod-borne Diseases in the Age of Quantitative Biology Symposium will be held at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco on June 18-19, 2019. Under the leadership of Dr. Nevan Krogan, the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) seeks transformative results in biomedicine by supporting fundamental quantitative research in the biological sciences. In support of this mission, the symposium will focus on challenges and opportunities in vector-borne disease research, with the goal of bringing together diverse perspectives ranging from disease ecology to mechanisms of pathogenesis.

Speakers:
Raul Andino, UC San Francisco
Geoff Attardo, UC Davis
Shannon Bennett, California Academy of Sciences
Charles Chiu, UC San Francisco
Seemay Chou, UC San Francisco
Anthony James, UC Irvine 
Amy Kistler, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Vicki Kramer, California Department of Health
John Marshall, UC Berkeley
Nathan Nieto, Northern Arizona University
Joao Pedra, University of Maryland
Manu Prakash, Stanford University
Jason Rasgon, Pennsylvania State University
Patricia Rosa, NIH/NIAID
Ravinder Sehgal, San Francisco State University
Ana Sesma, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Priya Shah, UC Davis
Andrea Swei, San Francisco State University
Michal Caspi Tal, Stanford University
Ellen Yeh, Stanford University

Register Now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/qbi-arthropod-borne-diseases-in-the-age-of-quantitative-biology-tickets-59554167117

Accepting Poster Abstract Submissions!

Attendees of the symposium will have an opportunity to share a key result or technology and help encourage connections during lunch on the second day (June 19)! To be considered for the poster presentation, you must first register, and then submit your poster abstract by May 27 at 11:59PM. Since we have a limited number of posters, we will select posters and inform presenters by June 1.  Submit your abstract now!

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