Research Training at the Confluence of Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases in India The Global Infectious Disease (GID) training program seeks to to establish a sustainable research and training infrastructure at Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara (JSSU) University in Mysore, India dedicated to the study of the interaction of infectious diseases with chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD).   The

Positions are available to study the molecular pathogenesis of Chlamydia trachomatis and other species of the family Chlamydiaceae in the laboratory of Professor Deborah Dean. The Lab is focused on the evolution and pathogenesis of C. trachomatis and other Chlamydiaceae spp. using state of the art techniques in comparative and functional genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, bacterial

11th Annual CEND Symposium Recap

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 by

Written by Robyn Jong, PhD Candidate, Stanley Lab The 11th annual CEND symposium addressed three core themes: Molecular Diagnostics, Antibiotic Resistance, and Helminthic Diseases. During each of the three sessions, three speakers presented scientific research projects, product development, and policy. Topic-specific panels at the end of the session allowed the audience to pose questions to

16th Annual Advanced Imaging Methods (AIM) Workshop: EVENT DETAILS Hosted by the CRL Molecular Imaging Center

11th Annual CEND Symposium Agenda ANNOUNCED!

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 by

The Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging & Neglected Diseases (CEND) Annual Symposium aims to strengthen connections between scientists working on infectious diseases of global health importance and the broader global health research, product development, and advocacy communities. The focus of the 11th Annual Symposium is: Molecular Diagnostics, Antibiotic Resistance and Helminthic Diseases. Friday, January 11, 2019

Check out some flashbacks of BayViro 2018!

Monday, 26 November 2018 by

BayViro is a resource for scientists, engineers, and clinical researchers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each year we host the BayViro Symposium, which gathers scientists from around the world to talk about viruses, biotechnology, innovation in medicine, and more. For a full list of videos, head to our YouTube channel!

The MHIRT application deadline has been extended to Monday, November 26th, in order to allow applicants a longer opportunity to complete their applications and reach out for their letter of recommendation. For information on the MHIRT program application, please follow this link.

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

Friday, 16 February 2018 by

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 9th Annual Symposium: A Recap

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 by

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

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