Infectious Diseases & Global Biothreats Research Day

ID & Global Biothreats Research Days  are held on annually. Organized by the Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health and sponsored jointly by the Infectious Diseases graduate program and the Global Biothreats Training Program, this annual event provides an opportunity for graduate students and research and clinical fellows in the ID and Global Biothreats graduate programs to share their research through a poster session and oral presentations, and receive feedback from faculty and peers.

ID & Global Biothreats Research Day 2021
Monday, February 24th, 2020

Keynote speaker: Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.

“A New Paradigm for Studying and Treating Infectious Diseases: Damage Control”

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Selma and Dr. Jacquest Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research, Chief, Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Pinn Hall, 10:00am – 5:00 pm

Full schedule of events below.
  • All are welcome to attend and participate in this scientific gathering. The day will highlight the work of our trainees, and celebrate the breadth and depth of infectious disease and global biothreats research at UVA.
  • All undergraduate and graduate students, residents, fellows and postdocs with an interest in infectious disease and global biothreats research are encouraged to submit an abstract. Oral presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts:
    • Deadline for abstract submissions is January 27, 2020
    • Participants will be informed on February 10, 2020, if they should prepare their submission as an oral or poster presentation.
  • For more information, call Ginny Atwell, ID fellowship program coordinator, at 434-243-6832, or email her VMA9T@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu.
Schedule
TimeEventLocation
10:00 – 11:30 amCareer ForumPinn Hall Auditorium
11:45 – 12:15 pmLunchPinn Hall 2ABC
12:15 – 1:30 pmPoster PresentationsPinn Hall 2ABC
1:30 – 2:45 pmOral PresentationsPinn Hall Auditorium
2:45 – 3:00 pmBreakPinn Hall
3:00 – 4:00 pmKeynote Speaker-Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Selma and Dr. Jacquest Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research, Chief, Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NYPinn Hall Auditorium
4:00 – 5:00 pmPresentation of Awards –
Dr. Bill Petri, Division of Infectious Diseases
Pinn Hall Auditorium
4:15 – 5:00 pmRemove all postersPinn Hall 2ABC

Read about ID & Global Biothreats Research Day 2020

Speaker Joanne Engel (left) with grad student Jaqueline Stevens. See the complete slideshow here.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Keynote speaker: Joanne Engel, MD, PhD

Intracellular Pathogens As Master Cell Biologists:
Understanding How Chlamydia Co-Opts Retromer-Dependent Trafficking To Survive Intracellularly

Joanne Engel, MD, PhD, is chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and professor of medicine in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at U.C. San Francisco. More

Pinn Hall Conference Center Auditorium, 3:00 – 4:00 pm


Read about ID & Biodefense Research Day 2017 and see a slide show