QBI - Symposium

ARTHROPOD-BORNE DISEASES SYMPOSIUM

June

18-19

9:00 AM-6:00 PM


Co-organized by Seemay Chou of UC San Francisco and Andrea Swei of San Francisco State University, the Arthropod-borne Diseases in the Age of Quantitative Biology Symposium will be held at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco on June 18-19, 2019.  Under the leadership of Dr. Nevan Krogan, the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) seeks transformative results in biomedicine by supporting fundamental quantitative research in the biological sciences. In support of this mission, the symposium will focus on challenges and opportunities in vector-borne disease research, with the goal of bringing together diverse perspectives ranging from disease ecology to mechanisms of pathogenesis.

Confirmed Speakers:

Geoff Attardo, UC Davis

Alan Barbour, UC Irvine

Seemay Chou, UC San Francisco

Lark Coffey, UC Davis

Joe DeRisi, UC San Francisco, CZ Biohub

Anthony James, UC Irvine

Amy Kistler, CZ Biohub 

Vicki Kramer, California Department of Health

John Marshall, UC Berkeley  

Nathan Nieto, Northern Arizona University

Jason Rasgon, Pennsylvania State University 

Patricia Rosa, NIH

Ravinder Sehgal, San Francisco State University 

Ana Sesma, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Priya Shah, UC Davis

Andrea Swei, San Francisco State University

Ellen Yeh, Stanford University 

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