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The 2021 Annual BSI Research Symposium

This is a past event.

Friday, April 30 at 10:30am to 3:00pm

Virtual Event

Join us for our Annual BSI Research Symposium 2021 - April 27-30, 2021

Register for the symposium

Organizing Co-Chairs

  • Giri Narasimhan
  • Prem Chapagain

Invited Speakers on Microbiome and Infectious Diseases (Affiliation and research area)

  • Ziv Bar-Joseph (Carnegie Mellon University, SARS-Cov-2)
  • Tal Korem (Columbia University, Microbiome, Systems Biology)
  • Maria Abreu (U Miami, Gastroenterology, gut microbiome)
  • Livia Hecke Morais (Cal Tech, Gut-brain microbiome over life-span, neurodegenerative diseases)
  • Grant Hughes (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Mosquito microbiome)
  • Robert V. Stahelin (Purdue University, Filoviruses)
  • Noah Butler (University of Iowa, Immune response in malaria)
  • Cindy Chiang (Cleveland Clinic FRIC, JC polyomavirus)
  • Jun Li (FIU, Blocking malaria transmission)
  • Laura Serbus (FIU, Wolbachia in insect-microbe interactions)
  • Matthew DeGennaro (FIU, mosquito neurogenetics for vector control)

Agenda

  • Microbiome Invited Talks - April 27, 9:30 am – 12:10 pm, 2-4 pm
  • Infectious Diseases Invited Talks – April 28, 9:30 am – 11:30 am, 2-4 pm
  • Talks by FIU TBBS Fellows – April 29, 10:00 – 11:50 am
  • ePoster sessions – April 30
    • Session 1A, 1B: 9:30 - 10:30 am; Session 2A, 2B: 10:30 - 11:30 am
    • Session 3A, 3B: 1:00 - 2:00 pm; Session 4A, 4B: 2:00 - 3:00 pm