Europe-Southeast Asia Symposium on Dengue (5-6 August 2010)

Venue : University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


We are pleased to announce the SEA-EU-NET Symposium on Dengue on 5 August 2010 in Kuala Lumpur. The primary objective of the workshop is to bring together scientific experts to identify opportunities for collaboration.


The symposium will serve as a platform for a co-ordinated and joint approach between researchers specialising in different disciplines. The primary objective of the workshop is to bring together scientific experts to identify opportunities for collaboration and form consortia to bid into the upcoming EU FP7 funding calls on Dengue. The workshop will also take stock of existing and planned research projects and identify the specific needs of each region and any potential issues for future collaborations.


The workshop is sponsored by the SEA-EU-NET and supported by the British High Commission, Singapore, The British High Commission, Kuala Lumpur, and the Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre (TIDREC), University of Malaya.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Philippe Buchy, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

  • Andrew Davidson, University of Bristol

  • Lars Eisen, Innovative Vector Control Consortium

  • Koray Ergunay, Hacettepe University Ankara, Turkey Marta Barrionuevo Hafner, Health-NCP-NET

  • Alain Kohl, University of Edinburgh

  • Gavin Screaton, Imperial College

  • Jolanda Smit, University of Groningen

  • Sazaly Abu Bakar, University of Malaya

  • Chong Chee Keong, Ministry of Health Malaysia

  • Ida Safitri Laksono, Universitas Gadjah Mada

  • Lee Yeo Sin, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

  • Prida Malasit, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital

  • Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar, University of Malaya Medical Centre

  • Bridget Wills, Hospital for Tropical Diseases

For further information on the symposium and to register, please visit http://tidrec.um.edu.my.


Attendance to the symposium is free of charge but all participants are requested to register to ensure adequate provision of facilities during the symposium.