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The University of Southampton
Institute for Life Sciences

Infectious Diseases Symposium Event

Dengue virus illustration
Time:
08:40 - 17:00
Date:
14 June 2016
Venue:
Lecture Theatre 2, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital

For more information regarding this event, please email Medevent at medevent@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

The Faculty of Medicine, in collaboration with Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG, Brazil), will be hosting a symposium to discuss infectious diseases of importance to the UK and Brazil. The aim is to bring together clinical and basic-science Researchers from both institutions to foster collaboration to tackle infectious diseases of global importance.

Programme to include presentations from:

Professor Robert Read, University of Southampton, presenting on infectious disease research.

Tom Ribiero, Vandack Nobre and Unai Tupinambas (UFMG visitors), presenting on research themes and key issues in Chagas Disease, Sepsis in Brazil and HIV infections.

Dr Andrew Tatem, University of Southampton, presenting mapping demographics and disease dynamics.

Dr Paul Elkington, University of Southampton, presenting on developing new approaches to Tuberculosis.

Professor Salim Khakoo, University of Southampton, presenting on prospects for Zika virus and Dengue research.

There will also be opportunities also to listen to short presentations from several of our PhD students from Latin America.

Illustration credit: Dengue virus by Pete Jeffs, Wellcome Images, under a Creative Commons Licence.

 

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