July 08,2016

The Fourth Meeting of the Consortium for the Control of Zoonoses

The Fourth Meeting of the Consortium for the Control of Zoonoses was held on July 8, 2016 at the Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University. The symposium was attended by 102 people including 9 researchers from the University of Melbourne, University College Dublin and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, and 12 researchers from Global Station for Zoonosis Control, GI-CoRE, Hokkaido University.

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The Fourth Meeting of the Consortium for the Control of Zoonoses

Organized by Global Station for Zoonosis Contorol, GI-CoRE, Hokkaido University

Date: Friday July 8, 2016

Venue: WHO Collaborating Center Conference Room, Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University (Kita 20, Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo)

Language: English

Programme:

9:00 Opening remarks by Professor Hiroshi Kida, Head of the Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University

9:10 Session 1 

  1. We are prepared for pandemic influenza
    Prof. Hiroshi Kida, Hokkaido University
  2. Improving Old Vaccines & Developing New Ones
    Prof. David C. Jackson, the University of Melbourne
  3. Strategies for an improved influenza vaccine
    Prof. Lorena E. Brown, the University of Melbourne

10:25 Session 2 

  1. Revealing new aspects of bacterial infection with host transcriptomics
    Prof. Elizabeth L. Hartland, the University of Melbourne
  2. Analysis of vector-parasite interactions from the genomic aspect
    Prof. Chihiro Sugimoto, Hokkaido University
  3. Probing Parasite Biology by Combining Classical Genetics and Genomics
    Prof. Arnab Pain, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

11:40 Session 3

  1. Surveillance of viruses in wildlife and establishment of therapeutic strategies against zoonoses
    Prof. Hirofumi Sawa, Hokkaido University
  2. GI-CoRE: Progress and Update on Internationalization of the Programme
    Prof. William W. Hall, University College Dublin

12:20 Closing remarks by Professor Chihiro Sugimoto, Head of the Global Station for Zoonosis Control, GI-CoRE, Hokkaido University

For details, please contact:

GI-CoRE Global Station for Zoonosis Control

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

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