Mini-simposio sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas

Date: 

Viernes, 14 diciembre 2012 - 9:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

6th floor Amphitheater, UPR-MSC Main Building
AGENDA:
9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome Adelfa E. Serrano, Ph.D., UPR-MSC
 
9:10 - 10:00 AM Mariano García-Blanco, MD, Ph.D., Duke University
"Flaviviral host factors: key to understanding the viral RNP and potential targets for antiviral therapy"
 
10:00 - 10:15 AM  Jorge Muñoz, Ph.D., CDC San Juan Labs
“Dengue in Puerto Rico: Advancements and Challenges” 
 
10:15 - 10:30 AM Jorge Muñoz, Ph.D., CDC San Juan Labs
“Dengue in Puerto Rico: Advancements and Challenges”
 
10:30 – 10:40 AM Coffee break
 
10:40 – 11:30 AM Fidel Zavala, MD, Johns Hopkins University
“In vivo effector activity of cytotoxic CD8+ T cells against malaria liver stages”
 
11:30 – 11:45 AM Adelfa E. Serrano, Ph.D., UPR-MSC
“Role of glutathione metabolism genes in malaria parasite development: implications for therapeutic interventions”
 
11:45 – 12:00 PM Discussion
 
12:00 – 12:25 PM Guillermo Vazquez, MD, UPR-MSC
“Antimicrobial resistance in Puerto Rico” 
 
12:25 – 12:30 PM Concluding Remarks Idalí Martínez, Ph.D., UPR-MSC
 
Sponsored by: RCMI Key Activity 3.1 D Infectious and Global Diseases Program, Department of Microbiology and Medical Zoology & RISE Program Seminar Series

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