QBI Arthropod-borne Diseases Symposium

June 18, 2019 to June 19, 2019

Gladstone Institutes
1650 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Co-organized by Seemay Chou of UC San Francisco and Andrea Swei of San Francisco State University, the Arthropod-borne Diseases in the Age of Quantitative Biology Symposium will be held at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco on June 18-19, 2019. Under the leadership of Dr. Nevan Krogan, the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) seeks transformative results in biomedicine by supporting fundamental quantitative research in the biological sciences. In support of this mission, the symposium will focus on challenges and opportunities in vector-borne disease research, with the goal of bringing together diverse perspectives ranging from disease ecology to mechanisms of pathogenesis.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Raul Andino, UC San Francisco
  • Geoff Attardo, UC Davis
  • Shannon Bennett, California Academy of Sciences
  • Charles Chiu, UC San Francisco
  • Seemay Chou, UC San Francisco
  • Anthony James, UC Irvine
  • Amy Kistler, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
  • Vicki Kramer, California Department of Health
  • John Marshall, UC Berkeley
  • Nathan Nieto, Northern Arizona University
  • Joao Pedra, University of Maryland
  • Manu Prakash, Stanford University
  • Jason Rasgon, Pennsylvania State University
  • Patricia Rosa, NIH/NIAID
  • Ravinder Sehgal, San Francisco State University
  • Ana Sesma, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Priya Shah, UC Davis
  • Andrea Swei, San Francisco State University
  • Michal Caspi Tal, Stanford University
  • Ellen Yeh, Stanford University

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