Oct 1, 2019

Combating Infectious Diseases in the Modern World

UCI Infectious Disease Science Initiative Launch Event

Thursday, October 24, 2019

3-5 p.m. Seminar and 5-6 p.m. Networking Reception
Bren Hall 6011
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Jennifer Gardy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Toward Digital Pathogen Surveillance

Dr. Jennifer Gardy is Deputy Director of Surveillance, Data, and Epidemiology at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Malaria team. She is an expert on the use of genomics as a tool to understand pathogen transmission, and incorporated techniques drawn from genomics, bioinformatics, modeling, information visualization, and the social sciences.

Susan Huang, UCI School of Medicine
SHIELD Orange County: Translating Modeling to Mainstream Practice

Dr. Susan Huang is a Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Health Policy Research Institute at UCI School of Medicine, and the Medical Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention at UCI Health. Dr. Huang is an internationally recognized expert on healthcare-associated infections with a focus on multidrug-resistant organisms.
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We are pleased to announce the launch of UCI Infectious Disease Science Initiative.

This seminar is sponsored by UCI Infectious Disease Science Initiative, which aspires to establish UCI as a global leader in research and education on infectious disease dynamics. The initiative will bring UCI’s infectious disease science community together to increase opportunities for academic exchange and facilitate new collaborations on innovative research and training among faculty, graduate students and public health community partners.

Thank you to our partners.