AoE Flu Seminars 2015

Date TopicSpeaker
18 Dec 2015Machine Learning for Predicting Vaccine Immunity Professor Eva K Lee
Director, Centre for Operations Research in Medicine and HealthCare
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
27 Nov 2015Challenges of Emerging Infectious Diseases in Asia Dr Gyanendra Gongal
International Health and Regulations (IHR)
Health Security and Emergency Response (HSE)
WHO Regional office for South East Asia, India
21 Sep 2015An A14U Substitution in the 3' Noncoding Region of the M Segment of Viral RNA Supports Replication of Influenza Virus with an NS1 Deletion by Modulating Alternative Splicing of M Segment mRNAs Mr Min Zheng
Department of Microbiology
The University of Hong Kong
Generation of Live Attenuated Influenza Virus Using Codon Usage Bias Ms Rebecca Fan
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
14 Sep 2015Confidence in vaccines: Social, cultural and religious issues influencing vaccination acceptance Dr Pauline Paterson
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
14 Aug 2015Virus hunting in bats, the Netherlands Mr Mart Lamers
Department of Viroscience
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
HKU-Pasteur Research Pole
School of Public Health, HKU
Mitochondrial transfer by stem cells in airway injury Dr Judith Mak
Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology & Pharmacy
The University of Hong Kong
22 Jul 2015Molecular basis of DNA damage recognition by PARP-1 Dr Wilfred Wu
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Interventions against avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in live poultry markets and response from the community Dr Eric Lau
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
19 May 2015Transmission and tissue distribution of H7N9 viruses in chickens Dr Geraldine Luk
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Synthetic Peptide and MS Studies on SARS Virus Professor Sai-Ming Ngai
School of Life Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
16 Apr 2015Host-Pathogen Interactions in Tuberculosis Dr Olivier Neyrolles
Research Director
Institute of Pharmacology and Structural Biology, France
27 Mar 2015Has History Helped us Understand Infectious Diseases? Professor Joe Brownlie CBE
The Royal Veterinary College
London, UK
13 Mar 2015Emergence and Evolution of H10 Subtype Influenza Viruses in Poultry in China Ms Ma Chi
School of Public Health
The University of Hong Kong
Formulation of Inhalable siRNA Therapeutics against Respiratory Infections Dr Jenny Lam
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
The University of Hong Kong
04 Mar 2015A vulnerable site of the envelope protein of dengue virus suggest new strategies for vaccine design Professor Felix Rey
Structural Virology Unit
Institut Pasteur, Paris
04 Feb 2015Innate Lymphoid Cell Development and Diversity Professor James DI SANTO
Innate Immunity Unit
Institut Pasteur, Paris
20 Jan 2015Preliminary Findings from the Etiology of Pneumonia Study (EPIC) - The largest prospective pneumonia etiology study ever conducted in the US Dr Lyn Finelli
Chief of Surveillance and Outbreak Response, Influenza Division
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Mobile Surveillance for Acute Respiratory Infections and Influenza-like Illness in the Community - Findings from a community-based cohort study of 275 primarily low-income, urban, Latino households in New York City Dr Carrie Reed
Influenza Division
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
06 Jan 2015Ebola: Multiple Opportunities for Therapeutic Intervention Professor (em.) Dr. Erik De Clercq
Rega Institute for Medical Research
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
KU Leuven