AoE Flu Seminars 2013

Date TopicSpeaker
16 Dec 2013The Weight of Acid Stability on the Pathogenesis of Influenza Virus Dr Hassan Zaraket
Department of Infectious Disease
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
27 Nov 2013A role for gamma delta T cells in B cell development Prof. Willi K. Born
Integrated Department of Immunology
National Jewish Health and University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado, USA
Protective role of gamma delta T cells in the prevention of autoimmunity of the eye Prof. Rebecca L. O'Brien
Integrated Department of Immunology
National Jewish Health and University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado, USA
Cellular stress sensing by gamma delta T cells: from immunobiology to immunotherapy Prof. Marc Bonneville
Research Director CNRS
Cancer Research Center
Inserm Unit 892, Nantes –Angers, France
Regulation of the antiviral host response by TRIM proteins Prof. Adolfo Garcia-Sastre Fishberg Professor
Depts of Medicine & Microbiology
Division of Infectious Diseases Director
Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, USA
20 Nov 2013New therapies for antibiotic resistant infections Prof Robert Hancock
Centre for Microbial Diseases and Immunity Research
Vancouver, Canada
7 Nov 2013Studies to Estimate Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Dr Sheena Sullivan
Medical Scientist
Victorian Infectious Disease Research Laboratory
Melbourne, Australia
Protection against influenza by Human monoclonal antibodies: virus neutralization versus ADCC Prof Jaap Goudsmit
Crucell Vaccine Institute
Janssen Center of Excellence for Immunoprophylaxis
15 Oct 2013Definition of a broadly neutralizing antibody target on the glycan shield of HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein gp120: an opportunity for vaccine design Dr Leopold L Kong
Post-doctorate Researcher Department of Integrative Structural
and Computational Biology
The Scripps Research Institute California
7 Oct 2013One Health: A Promising Approach to Difficult Public Health Problems Professor Gregory C. Gray
Department of Environmental and Global Health
College of Public Health and Health Professions
University of Florida
13 Aug 2013Repurposing of Approved Drugs for Acute Respiratory and Enterovirus Infections Prof. Dr. Ralf M. Altmeyer
Director General
Institut Pasteur of Shanghai
Chinese Academy of Sciences
23 July 2013Influenza: To be or Not to be (Mutation Prone), that is the (Darwinian) Question Dr Peter Cheung
School of Public Health
Age and Gender Differences of Influenza-Associated Hospitalization in Hong Kong, 2004–2010 Erin Wang
School of Public Health
17 Jul 2013What Determines Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Prof Arnold Monto
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
15 May 2013Bridging Innate and Adaptive Immune Defense against Influenza A Virus Infection Dr Iris Pang
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Study of Nuclear Factor 90 against Influenza A Virus Replication Ms Xi Wen
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
9 May 2013Neuraminidase Dependent Multi-organ Replication of an H7 Influenza Virus Dr Young-Ki Choi
Department of Microbiology
College of Medicine
Chungbuk National University
South Korea
27 Mar 2013The Big Bang of Swine Influenza Viruses after 2009 Dr Maria Zhu
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Patterns in Influenza Viral Shedding and Factors Affecting Influenza Transmission within Households Dr Lincoln Lau
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
11 Mar 2013HIV-1 and influenza immunogen design Prof Raghavan Varadarajan
Molecular Biophysics Unit
Indian Institute of Science
1 Mar 2013Bridging the Gap between Data-Driven Knowledge Discovery and Medicine Dr Gianni Panagiotou
School of Biological Sciences
30 Jan 2013Modulation of RNA Granules by Non-Structural Protein 1 (NS1) of Influenza A Virus during Infection Dr Bobo Mok
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
A Substantial Proportion of Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1 Infections were Seronegative at Titer Levels Typically used for Estimating Infection Attack Rates Dr Joseph TK Wu
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
28 Jan 2013Clinical Development of MVA-NP+M1, a T Cell Boosting Vaccine Against Influenza Professor Sarah C Gilbert
Professor of Vaccinology
The Jenner Institute
Oxford University, UK
23 Jan 2013Monoglycosylated Hemagglutinin as a Better Influenza Vaccine Dr Che Alex Ma
Genomics Research Center
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Professor William S James