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11th Annual CEND Symposium:Molecular Diagnostics, Antibiotic Resistance and Helminthic DiseasesJanuary 11, 2019| 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
The Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging & Neglected Diseases (CEND) Annual Symposium aims to strengthen connections between scientists working on infectious diseases of global health importance and the broader global health research, product development, and advocacy communities.
Breakfast will be served 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. Coffee will be served throughout the day and lunch will be provided. Following the speakers, a networking reception and poster session will be from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM.
Posters are invited in topics relevant to the theme of the symposium:Molecular Diagnostics, Antibiotic Resistance, and Helminthic Diseases. You may submit a poster title and abstract during your registration or via email with your name and affiliation
Poster titles and abstracts must be submitted by December 28, 2018
Aydogan Ozcan | University of California, Los Angeles
Mobile Imaging and Sensing Technologies for Diagnostics
Eric Brown | McMaster, Toronto
A Systems Approach to Antibiotic Drug Discovery
Judy Sakanari | University of California, San Francisco
Discovering New Drugs to Treat Neglected Parasitic Diseases
Lisa Diamond | Pinpoint Science
Detecting Pathogens in Seconds – Novel Nanosensor Technology for Accurate, Low-Cost Diagnostics
Manuela Raffatellu | University of California, San Diego
Learning from Bacterial Competition in the Host to Develop Antimicrobials
Peter Hotez | Baylor School of Medicine
The Anti-Helminthic Vaccines
Peter Smith | Genentech
Optimized Arylomycins are a New Class of Gram-negative Antibiotics
Development and implementation of In Vitro Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases in Resource Poor Environments
Thomas Nutman | NIAID
Immunologic Underpinnings of Immune Tolerance in Human Filarial Infections