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    13th HKU-Pasteur Virology Course: “Bats and viruses”

    Course Date: 09 Jul 2016

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    DATE:
      10 – 22 JULY 2016

    TOPIC:
    Bats and viruses

    Bats have been associated with a number of emerging zoonotic viral diseases. The course will explore the impact of viruses of bat origin with a holistic approach spanning virology, immunology, public health systems, sociology and anthropology. Various viral models and situations will be considered with the help of leading scientists in this area, including ecologists, field biologists, immunologists, virologists and clinicians. Practical workshops will address the dynamics of viral evolution and current experimental strategies for molecular surveillance and pathogenetic studies.

    LECTURERS:
    Ashley BANYARD (UK)
    Roberto BRUZZONE  (Hong Kong)
    Christian DROSTEN  (Germany)
    Neil FUREY (Cambodia)
    George Fu GAO (PR China)
    Emily GURLEY (Bangladesh)
    Bart HAAGMANS  (The Netherlands)
    Mart LAMERS (The Netherlands)
    Chris MOK  (Hong Kong)
    Malik PEIRIS  (Hong Kong)
    Leo POON  (Hong Kong)
    Tonny SCHOUNTZ  (USA)
    Noël TORDO  (France)
    Jonathan TOWNER  (USA)
    Jun WANG  (PR China)
    Linfa WANG (Singapore)
    Gudrun WIBBELT (Germany)

     

    REGISTRATION:
    Please return completed application form, including two letters of recommendation to hku-pasteur@hku.hk.

    Registration fees HKD1,000.- include accommodation (on sharing twin basis for overseas participants) and food (lunch, coffee breaks and two dinners) will be provided.

    The HKU-Pasteur Virology course (MMPH6171) is included in the coursework curriculum for research postgraduate studies of the University of Hong Kong.

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
    April 24, 2016

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
    Anne LI at +852 2831 5516 or hku-pasteur@hku.hk

    Download the flyer here.