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11th Annual CEND Symposium:
Molecular Diagnostics, Antibiotic Resistance and Helminthic Diseases
January 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.

Call for Posters!

Posters are invited in topics relevant to the theme of the symposium. 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
Peter Smith | Genentech
Development and implementation of in vitro diagnostics for infectious diseases in Resource Poor environments
RSVP on our Eventbrite!
WHEN: January 11, 2019
WHERE: 245 Li Ka Shing Center, University of California, Berkeley
Recaps from The 10th Annual CEND Symposium
If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Isabelle Charles.