AoE Flu Seminars 2010

Date TopicSpeaker
06 Oct 2010Establishment and Lineage Replacement of H6N2 Influenza Viruses in Domestic Ducks in Southern China (2000-2007) Mr. Kai Huang
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
Mechanism for the Emergence and Prevalence of H1N1 Influenza Virus carrying H275Y Oseltamivir Resistance Mutation Dr. Hazel Wu
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
20 Jul 2010 Emerging viruses: new insights from the study of European and African bats Prof. Dr. med. Christian Drosten
Head, Institute of Virology
University of Bonn Medical Centre
Germany
9 Jul 2010 The role of innate immunity in host defence against respiratory pathogens Dr Erika Wissinger
Leukocyte Biology Section
National Heart and Lung Institute
Faculty of Medicine
Imperial College London
30 Jun 2010 Identification of C-type Lectin Receptors in the Pathogenesis of Infectious and Autoimmune Diseases Dr. Shie-Liang Edmond Hsieh
Director of Immunology Research
Center at National Yang-Ming University & Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
27 May 2010 Protective efficacy of seasonal influenza vaccine against seasonal pandemic influenza: a randomized controlled trial Miss Sophia Ng
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Lessons from the Pandemic: New tools for risk communication Dr Thomas Abraham
Journalism and Media Studies Centre
The University of Hong Kong
23 Mar 2010 Pathogenic Consequences of H5N1 Polymerase Adaptation in Mammals Mr Jeff Butler
CSIRO - Australian Animal Health Laboratory
Geelong, Australia
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
The University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
19 Mar 2010 Direct infection and immunosuppression of human natural killer cells by influenza virus Dr Huawei Mao
Department of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Evolution of human influenza A viruses Dr Gavin Smith
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
Evolution of swine influenza A viruses Dr Vijaykrishna Dhanasekaran
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
15 Mar 2010Development and Implementation of the WHO Public Health Research Agenda for Influenza Professor John S. Tam, Scientist
Global Influenza Programme
Health Security and Environment, WHO
26 Feb 2010Identification and characterization of cellular interactants of influenza M2 ion channel protein Dr Fran├žois Kien
HKU-Pasteur Research Centre
Influenza virus infection in dendritic cells: implication for pathogenicity Dr Hui Ling Yen
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
18 Jan 2010Human and animal model systems to elucidate the role of tight junction components in health and disease Dr Walter Hunziker
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)
Singapore
8 Jan 2010RIG I detects virtually all virus infections, but what exactly does it detect? Prof Daniel Kolakofsky
Department of Microbiology
University of Geneva Medical School
Geneva, Switzerland