Friday ID Conference: Malaria Vaccines: Where We Are and Where We’re Going – Two Presentations

Friday conference this week will feature two talks by UNC malaria experts

When Nov 18, 2011
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Where 1131 Bioinformatics
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Contact Phone (919) 966-2536
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Irving Hoffman, PA, MPH, will present “Phase III RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine trial in African children: first results on efficacy and safety” and Jon Julian, MD, will present “Next generation sequencing for next generation malaria vaccines: implications of parasite diversity on malaria vaccine efficacy."

Irving Hoffman is associate professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine. He also serves as U.S. director of UNC Project-Malawi. His research is focused on the treatment and prvention of HIV and other infectious diseases in resource-constrained countries. Jon Juliano is assistant professor of medicine at the UNC School of Medicine. His research focuses on malaria drug resistance, diversity, and population evolution.

About Friday ID Conference

The Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases and Center for AIDS Research co-sponsor a weekly conference series featuring distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines.

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