AoE Flu Seminars 2012

Date TopicSpeaker
13 Dec 2012Delving deeply into B cells Professor Paul Kellam
Virus Genomics Team Leader
and Senior Investigator
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
3 Dec 2012The Endocytic Infection Pathway of HIV-1 in Macrophages: Elucidation Assisted by Stem Cell Technology Professor William S James
Pro Vice-Chancellor
(Planning and Resource Allocation)
University of Oxford
Professor of Virology Sir William Dunn
School of Pathology, University of Oxford
27 Nov 2012The “Flu Spring”: Avian Influenza in Poultry and People of Egypt Dr Ghazi Kayali
Division of Virology
Department of Infectious Diseases
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
21 Nov 2012Evolution of Influenza A Viruses in Domestic Ducks Dr Lilian L Zhou
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Modeling the Disease Burden of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Dr Lin Yang
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
20 Nov 2012The Killers in you - Understanding Determinants of Antiviral CTL Responses Dr Nicole La Gruta
Sylvia and Charles Viertel Fellow
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Melbourne, Australia
7 Nov 2012MRC/Wellcome Flu Watch Study of influenza immunity and burden - England 2006-2011 Dr Andrew Hayward
UCL Department of Infection and Population Health
Royal Free and University College Medical School
London, UK
2 Nov 2012Respiratory Viruses and Health Protection in the UK Dr John Watson
Director, Respiratory Diseases Department
Health Protection Agency, London, UK
16 Oct 2012XCR1+ Dendritic Cells Cross-Present Antigen and Trigger a CD8 T Cell Cytotoxic Response in Vivo Professor Richard Kroczek
Molecular Immunology
Robert Koch-Institute, Germany
15 Aug 2012Influenza: Early History-Published and Unpublished RGC GRF / ECS 2013-14 Brainstorming Workshop External Advisor:
Professor Robert G Webster
Rose Marie Thomas Chair in Virology
Department of Infectious Diseases
St Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
9 Aug 2012The Nature of The HIV Assembly Compartments and The Role of Tetherin in The Formation of the Compartments in Primary Human Macrophages Mr Hin Chu
Department of Pediatrics
Emory Children's Centre
Emory University
23 July 2012Clinical Performance of a New Rapid Immunofluoresence-based POC test for influenza A and B Compared to Culture and RT-PCR Dr John D. Tamerius
Senior Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Quidel Corporation, USA
20 Jul 2012Role of the Influenza Virus Polymerase Complex in Host Adaptation and Pathogenicity Professor Guelsah Gabriel
Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology
Hamburg, Germany
Canine Influenza: Emergence and Evolution Dr Daesub Song
Senior Researcher, Viral Infectious Disease Research Center
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology
12 Jul 2012Why are there so many Serotypes of Pneumococcus? Dr Sarah Cobey
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard School of Public Health
11 Jul 2012Why is Asia Ahead? Dr Sarah Cobey
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard School of Public Health
09 Jul 2012Comparable Fitness and Transmissibility between Oseltamivir-Resistant Pandemic 2009 and Seasonal H1N1 Influenza Viruses with the H275Y Neuraminidase Mutation Ms Diana Wong
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
GI Involvement of Influenza Dr Martin Chan
Department of Microbiology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
29 June 2012The Art and Science of Exhaled Breath Aerosol Collection For Virus Detection Professor Donald Milton
School of Public Health
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
Dr James McDevitt
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA
25 June 2012Modelling the Seasonal Dynamics of Influenza in Israel: Unbelievable predictability Professor Lewi Stone
Department of Zoology
Tel Aviv University
21 June 2012Comparative Spatial Dynamics of Acute Viral Infection Dr Cécile Viboud
Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies
Fogarty International Center
19 June 2012Reassortant H9N2 Influenza Viruses with 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Genes: Experimental Pig Infection and Transmission Studies Professor Dr Kristien Van Reeth
Laboratory of Virology
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Ghent University
28 May 2012Epidemiology and Population Genetics of Influenza in a Tropical Setting Dr Maciek Boni Centre for Tropical Medicine
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
23 May 2012Intracellular Protein Trafficking in Viral Infection and ER Stress Dr Sumana Sanyal
Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research
09 May 2012Assessing the Economic Impact of Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Vaccination to inform Policy Making Dr Mark Jit
Modelling and Economics Unit
Health Protection Agency
United Kingdom
03 May 2012CD8+ T cell mediated immune pressure during acute influenza A virus CD8+ infection Dr Sophie Valkenburg
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Using serial cross-sectional serologic surveillance to estimate infection attack rate and disease severity in real time during an influenza pandemic Dr Joseph Wu
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
23 Apr 2012Innate Immune Responses during Bacterial Pneumonia Professor Joseph P. Mizgerd
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Biochemistry
Director, Pulmonary Center
Boston University School of Medicine
09 Mar 2012Multiplex PCR: Applications in Immune Repertoire Sequencing and Infectious Diseases Diagnosis Dr. Jian Han
Faculty Investigator
Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology
29 Feb 2012Effect of Allogeneic Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells on Alveolar Fluid Clearance in Human Alveolar Epithelium injured by Influenza H5N1 Virus Infection Dr Michael Chan
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Nucleic Acid & Peptide-based Therapeutics – Barriers and Potentials for Infectious Diseases Dr Jenny Lam
Department of Pharmacology & Pharmacy
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
08 Feb 2012Characterization of Influenza A Virus Intra-host Diversity by Deep Sequencing Dr. Elodie Ghedin
Center for Vaccine Research
Department of Computational and Systems Biology
University of Pittsburgh, USA
02 Feb 2012Airway Stem Cells and Lung Regeneration following Influenza Infection Professor Frank McKeon
Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School, USA
18 Jan 2012Mannose binding lectin contributes to deleterious inflammatory response in pandemic H1N1 and avian H9N2 infection Mr Vincent Ling
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Challenges in Clinical Research on Severe Influenza Professor Nelson Lee
Head, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
Faculty of Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong