CEND Annual Symposium
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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. CEND Annual Symposium aims to strengthen connections between San Francisco Bay Area scientists working on infectious diseases of global health importance and the broader global health research, product development, and advocacy communities. The symposium features a dynamic list of invited speakers from around the world, including scientists from developing countries. Each year the event attracts over 400 registrants. Participants include academic researchers from UC Berkeley, UCSF, Stanford, UC Davis as well as representatives from local biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and global health nonprofits.
THE 11TH ANNUAL CEND SYMPOSIUMThe 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 | 08:30 AM to 6:30 PM | UC Berkeley, Li Ka Shing Center Auditorium, Room 245.
Breakfast will be served 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. Coffee will be served throughout the day and lunch will be provided. Following the speakers, a networking reception and poster session will be from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM.
- Aydogan Ozcan | University of California, Los Angeles
- Eric Brown | McMaster, Toronto
- Judy Sakanari | University of California, San Francisco
- Lisa Diamond | Pinpoint Science
- Manuela Raffatellu | University of California, San Diego
- Peter Hotez | Baylor School of Medicine
- Peter Smith | Genentech
- Rangarajan Sampath | FIND Geneva
- Thomas Nutman | National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
Call for Posters!
This year's symposium will feature a poster session to complement the exciting line-up of plenary speakers. Posters are invited in topics relevant to the theme of the symposium. You may submit a poster title and abstract during your registration or via email with your name and affiliation to email@example.com
Poster titles and abstracts must be submitted by December 28, 2018
PARKING & DIRECTIONS
Downtown Bekeley BART: Li Ka Shing Center is 5-10 minute walk from Downtown Berkeley BART.
Public Parking garages:
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Street parking: Metered and two-hour street parking are available around campus, but it can be hard to find a spot. More information.
The 10th Annual CEND Symposium took place on Friday, January 12, 2018
"Confronting Persistent Epidemics”
For a recap of the 10th Annual Symposium, please follow this link.
If you're interested in being a volunteer for this event, please email Isabelle at firstname.lastname@example.org