Global Health & Infectious Disease Trainee Oral Symposium

April 05, 2018
12:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Education Cntr, Rm B, Medical Campus

The Trainee Oral Symposium on April 5 will feature talks from students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty, as well as a faculty career panel.

Agenda

12:15 pm Registration
12:30 pm Welcome
12:40 pm Chao Wu, PhD, Washington University  |  Ebola Nucleocapsid Assembly and Remodeling Mechanism in Viral Replication
12:55 pm Hamid Salimi, PhD, Washington University  |  Intrinsic Transcytosis Pathway at the Blood-Brain Barrier Facilitates Alphavirus Neuroinvasion
1:10 pm Alex Polino, BA, Washington University  |  Tunable Genetic Knockdowns for Characterization of Potential Drug Targets in the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum
1:25 pm Joseph Fauver, PhD, Washington University  |  Molecular Xenomonitoring Reveals High Wuchereria bancrofti Infection Rates in Mosquito Populations from Northern Haiti
1:40 pm Break
1:55 pm Andrew Gasparrini, BSc, Washington University  |  Dissemination of an Emerging Mechanism of Tetracycline Resistance Across Habitats
2:10 pm Anshu Gounder, BSc, Washington University  |  Host Gene Discovery for the Treatment of Microbial Diseases
2:25 pm Natalie Omattage, PhD, Washington University  |  Understanding the Activation of Pilus Assembly: Towards the Development of Therapeutics for the Global Threat of Drug Resistant Uropathogens
2:40 pm Pallavi Chandra, PhD, Washington University  |  Targeting Macrophage Lipid Metabolism as Host-Directed Therapy for Tuberculosis
2:55 pm Panel on Careers in Global Health: Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, from Thammasat University Hospital, Thailand; and Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD; Gautam Dantas, PhD; Mario Feldman, PhD; and Stephanie Fritz, MD, MSCI, Washington University
Moderators: Anshu Gounder and Emily Mathews, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics
3:45 pm Concluding remarks

Moderators

Jacco Boon, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Washington University

Ali Ellebedy, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University

For questions contact jvanrheenen@wustl.edu.

Click here to view the Facebook photo album from the event.

Event Sponsors: The Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease at the Institute for Public Health, and the Departments of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, and Pediatrics in the School of Medicine