Cal Day 2018 will be happening on Saturday, April 21st, 2018. CEND and Berkeley Bioengineering are proud to invite Daniel Fletcher to speak on CellScope, a mobile microscopy technology developed at Berkeley. Cal Day Website

2018 MHIRT Fellow , Dimitrios Camacho, speaks about his fellowship program in Dominican University’s Global Research news. “‘My mentors… advised that I should broaden my interests’ Dimitrios explains. ‘I’m really interested in learning about and applying universal molecular techniques which can be used across different organisms to tackle a wide variety of problems and concerns.

Cend’s 10th Annual Symposium: A Recap

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By: Robyn Jong, Stanley Lab and Julia Schaletzky On January 12, 2018, the Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND) held its 10th annual symposium at UC Berkeley. This year’s theme of “Confronting Persistent Epidemics” reflected the enduring need for new strategies to combat ongoing global disease outbreaks. The first three talks of the morning

CEND’s 10th Annual Symposium will be held on January 12, 2018 from 9:00AM-5:30PM in 245 Li Ka Shing Center. This year’s symposium is ”Confronting Persistent Epidemics.” Emerging and neglected diseases are a group of debilitating and often deadly infections. As a group, these diseases are poorly understood and generally lack effective tools for prevention, control, and treatment.

This 2-week workshop is hosted by UC Berkeley’s Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases and the Alliance for Global Health and Science. It will be held at the Mulago Campus of Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda between July 24 – August 4. The workshop will include 5 different lab science workshop subjects and multiple lectures

CEND’s 9th Annual Symposium: A Recap

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By: Allison Terbush, Coscoy Lab Photo credit: Katherine Chen, Vance Lab It is estimated that up to one-third of the global population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the infectious agent of tuberculosis disease. Tuberculosis itself, and in combination with other complicating circumstances such as HIV infection, is among the leading causes of death world-wide. Despite this

Aduro CEO Stephen Isaacs talk about IVRI and the Alliance for Global Health and Science during the opening bell for Nasdaq Market in New York City on March 28. Video can be found here.

2017 CEND Research Fellowship: Thomas C. Alber Science & Engineering for Global Health The “Science & Engineering for Global Health” Fellowship provides $10,000 for PhD candidates and postdocs interested in conducting infectious disease-related research in the lab of a collaborator in a low-or middle-income country. Through the fellowship, awards of $5,000 will be made to

2017 CEND Research Fellowship: Irving H. Wiesenfeld, Kathleen L. Miller Graduate Fellowship The purpose of the Irving H. Wiesenfeld, Kathleen L. Miller Graduate Fellowship is to provide research support to UC Berkeley graduate students of high distinction involved in the study of emerging and neglected infectious diseases, including basic science, discovery of effective treatments, diagnostics,

The 7th Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses will be held on May 19th, 2017 at the Li Ka Shing Center, UC Berkeley. About the Network The Bay Area Virus Network ( represents a constellation of scientists, engineers, and clinician researchers in the San Francisco Bay Area who are working to understand, prevent, and control

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