Friday, Jan 24, 2014
From Lab to Landscape: Integrated Infectious Disease Research
SUNY ESF, Gateway Building
Please join us for a one-day symposium on Infectious Disease: From Lab to Landscape: Integrated Infectious Disease Research, hosted by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the Center for Global Health & Translational Science at SUNY Upstate Medical University. The event will take place on Friday, January 24, 2014, in the ESF Gateway Building.
With a focus on multidisciplinary aspects of infectious diseases and environmental health, the symposium will feature distinguished speakers from research, academia, and public health practice. Topics will include current research on factors associated with the burden of emerging diseases of people and wildlife including:
- ecological and climatic drivers
- social and behavioral determinants
- vector ecology and control
- vaccine development and challenges
- public health surveillance and interventions.
Registration information will be sent in a future email. For further information please contact Jenny Dimento at DimentoJ@Upstate.edu or Mary Ann Sandiford-Day at SandifoM@upstate.edu.
This event is sponsored by SUNY "Conversations in the Disciplines" (CID)
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