Symposium “Challenges of biomedical science at the beginning of the XXIth century”

- Fiocruz, Museum of Life, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 20-22, 2009 -

Within the framework of the year of France in Brazil, a French-Brazilian scientific symposium “Challenges of biomedical science at the beginning of the XXIth century” was organized by Fiocruz and Institut Pasteur in Rio de Janeiro on October 20-22, 2009. French and Brazilian scientists of various research institutions from both countries discussed the contributions of fundamental and translational research to public health policies. Dr Roberto Bruzzone gave a talk on “Virus-host cell interactions: from cell biology to diagnostic”.