Chikungunya 2013

Organization: Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre

Venue: Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort Langkawi

Location: Langkawi, Malaysia

Event Date/Time: Oct 28, 2013 End Date/Time: Oct 30, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 30, 2013
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We have pleasure in announcing Chikungunya 2013, a major conference focusing on Chikungunya virus, to be held on Langkawi Island, Malaysia, from 28-30 October, 2013 (). Langkawi Island is famous for its beaches, World Geopark status (UNESCO), and rich cultural heritage. A broad range of topics will be addressed by leading experts. Conference topics include: Epidemiology, clinical and diagnostic virology Molecular virology and evolution Mammalian and mosquito cell responses Pathogenesis Innate and adaptive immunity Vaccines and antivirals Confirmed speakers to date: Tero Ahola, University of Helsinki, Finland Matthew Albert, Institut Pasteur, France Christian Drosten/Beate Kümmerer, University of Bonn, Germany

Mariano Esteban, National Centre for Biotechnology, Spain John Fazakerley, Institute of Animal Health, UK Philippe Gasque, University of la Réunion, France Steve Higgs, Kansas State University, USA Alain Kohl, University of Glasgow, Scotland Marc Lecuit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France Roger Le Grand, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique, France Peter Liljeström, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden Suresh Mahalingam, Griffith University, Australia Andres Merits, University of Tartu, Estonia Lisa Ng, Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore Gorben Pijlman, Wageningen University, Netherlands Yong Poovorawan, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand Ann Powers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA Pierre Roques, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique, France Kate Ryman, University of Pittsburgh, USA Andreas Suhrbier, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia Scott Weaver, University of Texas, USA


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Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre