MBI Colloquium 2019

2 December 2019

We welcome anyone with an interest in the areas of emerging/re-emerging infectious diseases and biosecurity, with a particular emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. This colloquium is a great opportunity for academics, health professionals and students to be updated on current developments.

Our plenary session includes a talk by Professor Eddie Holmes on Viral Metagenomics at the Human-Animal Interface.

Other confirmed speakers 

Session 1: APPLIED GENOMICS

  • Tuberculosis (TB) control and evolution of mycobacteria (Vitali Sintchenko)
  • How does the maternal microbiome relate to the programming of paediatric immune disorders  (Ralph Nanan)

Session 2: BIG CHALLENGES
  • AMR in low and middle income countries: Human health, Animal health or One Health (Ruth Zadoks)
  • Inhaled bacteriophage and endolysin therapy for respiratory infections (Kim Chan)
  • Eliminating hepatitis C in Australia (Jacob George)
  • Defining persistent reservoirs of HIV (Sarah Palmer)

Session 3: PUBLIC HEALTH
  • An overview of the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) (Kristine Macartney)
  • Addressing vaccine hesitancy and refusal (Julie Leask)
  • Anthropology embedded into intervention trials (Sarah Bernays)

Session 4: ECR SESSION 

Event details



MBI Colloquium 2019

Where
The University of Sydney
Veterinary Science Conference Centre (B22)
Regimental Drive, Camperdown, NSW 2006
When

2 December 2019


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