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03 Jun 2010

AoE Symposium: Should we target the virus, the cell, or both?

UGC Area of Excellence Scheme on Control of Pandemic and Inter-Pandemic Influenza presents a one day Symposium entitled "Should we target the virus, the cell, or both? Vaccine development and systems biology" on 3rd of June, 2010.

Event Details
The objective of this meeting is to present different strategies to fight virus infections. Vaccine strategies (and potential adverse effects) will be illustrated in the morning session. The afternoon will focus more on Cellular Microbiology and large scale Systems Biology approaches to find new cellular and viral targets (Y2H, Proteomics, Genomics, drug screening). Talks will be given by overseas experts in the field and local scientists. All students and staff are encouraged to participate.

Date: June 3, 2010
Time: 9:00 to 18:00
Venue: Pathology Lecture Theatre

Programme
Click here to download the programme.

Registration Instruction
Registration is open from 13/05/2010 12:00(HKT) to 31/05/2010 13:00(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 150. Registrants will be placed on a waiting list if the registration quota is reached.

Please click here to register.

Contact Information
Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact Dr Béatrice Nal by email at bnal@hku.hk or by phone at 28168403 or by fax at 28725782.

AoE Symposium: Should we target the virus, the cell, or both?