ESPM Wildlife Lunch, Friday 27, Jan, 12-1 pm, Mulford 103 Emerging Disease at the Human-Wildlife Interface in Africa: What Are We Missing? Kathleen A. Alexander, Professor– Virginia Tech, College of Natural Resources Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation, Blacksburg, VA With the emergence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Ebola virus to Middle East

On January 26, 1:30-4pm, the Quantitative Biology Institute at UCSF and the UCB Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases will co-host a workshop entitled “Mass Spectrometry Workshop for Biologists” at the Faculty Club, with a reception to follow from 4-5pm. This CEND – QBI workshop is in collaboration with the Gladstone Institutes, Sanford Burnham Prebys and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Immune modulation by dengue virus: feeling the STING Featured Speaker: Ana Fernandez-Sesma, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai October 28, 2016 | 2:00 PM 101 Life Sciences Addition, UC Berkeley Sponsor: Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases

You are invited to the 2017 Pacific Tuberculosis Pathogenesis and Host-Response Research Retreat (PacTB) March 29-30, 2017 at the University of California, Berkeley The PacTB retreat, hosted by the UC Berkeley Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases (CEND), will bring together the West Coast’s rich academic TB research community for the first time.

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 human and animal viral infections. It is a platform for connecting investigators at universities, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, and research institutes throughout the region. We encourage

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Bacterial actin MreB Featured Speaker: Jan Lowe, University of Cambridge April 27, 2016 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM 101 Barker Hall, UC Berkeley Sponsor: Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Why is cyclic di-AMP essential in Listeria monocytogenes?  Infectious Diseases and Immunity Seminar Series Speaker: Aaron Whiteley, Pornoy Lab, UC Berkeley April 25, 2016 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM 338 Koshland Hall, UC Berkeley Sponsored by CEND (Center for Emerging & Neglected Diseases), The Graduate Program in Infectious Diseases & Immunity

The annual Bay Area Microbial Pathogenesis Symposium (BAMPS 2016) will take place on Saturday March 19, 2016 at Genentech Hall on the Mission Bay Campus of UCSF from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Our keynote speaker this year will be Dr. Steven Lory from Harvard Medical School.  On-line registration is now open ( As always, the conference is free. 

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