Hear from some of our leading researchers as they reflect on the multidisciplinary scientific response to the Zika outbreak. Divided into three parts, this webinar will provide expert insights into how we responded in the immediate aftermath of the Zika outbreak; what our investigations revealed about virus biology and mosquito genetics; and how our team approached modelling analysis.
Hosted by Scientific Coordinator Annelies Wilder Smith and Social Science Network Coordinator Gustavo Matta, with speakers Elizabeth Brickley, Maria Elisabeth Lopes Moreira, Ricardo Arraes de Alencar Ximenes, Demócrito de Barros Miranda-Filho, Louis Lambrechts, Daniela Weiskopf, Suzanne Kaptein, James Logan and Kathleen O’Reilly.
Including a series of new short films that highlight the people and the projects who made ZikaPLAN possible, this webinar gives you the chance to hear from and ask questions of researchers from across the world who have furthered the global health community’s understanding of infectious diseases such as Guillain-Barré syndrome and congenital Zika syndromes.
Chaired by Tom Solomon, with speakers including Maria Lucia Brito, Sonja Leonhard, Fatima Militão, Hugh Willison, Celina Turchi, Julia Edgar and Suzannah Lant.
Join leading contributors and participants from our global consortia as we reflect on what we now know about Zika virus and arboviruses in general, and the broader implications for how the world might more effectively respond to future outbreaks. You will also hear from the researchers who developed some of the pioneering databases and bio-banking systems that have been pivotal to our work in understanding Zika. Including time for Q&As with our panellists.
With key note presentations from our partners ZikaAlliance and ZikaAction, Xavier de Lamballerie, Carlos Giaquinto, Trudie Lang , Helen Dolk , Rosanna Peeling and Bart Jacobs.