To celebrate the bicentenary of Louis Pasteur’s birth, the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole is organising a new workshop together with the Centre for Immunology & Infection, with the support of the Consulate General of France through the French Science Festival, focusing on the unpredictable risks that climate change present to zoonotic diseases.
Date: Thursday 24 November
Time: 3:00pm - 5:30pm (HK Time)
Zoom link: https://hku.zoom.us/j/96111862315?pwd=QjRRZlNCaFhEWTRlME5DRXpJc1l0Zz09
Zoom Webinar ID: 961 1186 2315
Webinar Passcode: 153545
Or Join us on-site!
Venue: Faculty Board Room, 1/F, Faculty Administration Wing,
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Our panel of experts will discuss the ongoing impact of long-term shifts in temperatures and
weather patterns on ecology of vectors and animal reservoirs, as well as human behavior and lifestyles such as migration patterns and microbiome alteration and the global efforts to tackle those issues.
Keynote Speech: Innate immunity and species barriers of zoonotic viruses
Nolwenn Jouvenet (Institut Pasteur, France)
Roundtable: Zoonotic Diseases and Climate Changes
Sook-San Wong - HKU-PRP, HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR
Vijay Dhanasekaran - HKU-PRP, HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR
Tommy Lam - Centre for Immunology & Infection and HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR
Linwei Tian - School of Public Health, HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR
Hein Min Tun - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
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