September 01,2014

The First GI-CoRE Symposium of the Consortium for the Control of Zoonoses

The First GI-CoRE Symposium of the Consortium for the Control of Zoonoses was held on August 29, 2014 in Sapporo.

see also Hokkaido University News September issue (Japanese only)

 

Audience1

Audience1

Audience2

Audience2

Group photo participants

Group photo participants

UM unit presentation

UM unit presentation

UCD unit presentation

UCD unit presentation

KAUST unit presentation

KAUST unit presentation

 

The First Symposium of the Consortium for the Control of Zoonoses
Organised by Global Station for Zoonosis Control, GI-CoRE, Hokkaido University

 

Date: Friday August 29, 2014

Time: 10:00-16:50

Venue: Lecture Hall, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University (Kita 18, Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo)

Language: English

 

Programme:

 

10:00 Opening remarks by Professor Hiroshi Kida, Head, Research Center for Zoonosis Control (CZC), Hokkaido University

10:10 Welcome address by Professor Ichiro Uyeda, Vice President, Hokkaido University

10:30 Presentation by the University of Melbourne & Hokkaido University
Chair: Chihiro Sugimoto (Hokkaido University), Arnab Pain (KAUST)

  1. Improved seasonal influenza vaccine will also prepare us for future pandemics
    Hiroshi Kida, Hokkaido University
  2. Pam2Cys: what it is, what it can do and how we can utilize it
    David C. Jackson, the University of Melbourne
  3. Applications of Pam2Cys in vaccine design
    Brendon Y.L. Chua, the University of Melbourne

12:00 Lunch break

13:30 Presentation by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) & Hokkaido University
Chair: Hirofumi Sawa (Hokkaido University), William Hall (University College Dublin)

  1. Genome and transcriptome analyses of protozoan parasites towards the development of effective disease control measures
    Chihiro Sugimoto, Hokkaido University
  2. Transcriptome snapshots of one hundred malaria patients
    Junya Yamagishi, Hokkaido University
  3. Combining classical genetics with quantitative whole genome sequencing: identifying the genes of interest in apicomplexan parasites
    Richard Culleton, Nagaski University
  4. Zoonotic malaria parasites: probing their genomes and transcriptomes with whole genome sequencing and classical genetics
    Arnab Pain, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

15:00 Break

15:15 Presentation by University College Dublin & Hokkaido University
Chair: Hiroshi Kida (Hokkaido University), David Jackson (University of Melbourne)

  1. Epidemiological and basic research for viruses and development of therapeutic strategy for viral diseases
    Hirofumi Sawa, Hokkaido University
  2. Treatment and identification of arbovirus infections
    William W. Hall, University College Dublin
  3. Hepatitis E virus (HEV): an emerging zoonosis in developed countries
    Michael Carr, University College Dublin

16:45 Closing remarks by Professor Chihiro Sugimoto, Head, Global Station for Zoonosis Control, GI-CoRE / Director, Research Center for Zoonosis Control (CZC)Hokkaido University

 

For details, please contact:

GI-CoRE Global Station for Zoonosis Control

TEL: +81-11-706-9555
Mail: gsz@oia.hokudai.ac.jp