Symposium on Vaccine Research, Education, and Public Outreach
You are invited to attend a collaborative effort between the Norman and HSC campuses, that will take place Jan. 22 - Jan. 23 in 906 Dale Hall Tower on the Norman campus.
The keynote speakers for this symposium are Dr. Peter Hotez and Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi from Baylor College of Medicine.
Peter Jay Hotez is the Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics (Tropical Medicine) and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, at Baylor College of Medicine. He is Director of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development. He is a newly elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is also Fellow in Disease and Poverty at James A. Baker III Institute of Public Policy, and a former U.S. Science Envoy for the Department of State.
Maria Elena Bottazzi is Associate Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics (Tropical Medicine) and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Integrative Molecular and Biomedical Sciences Program, and Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine Program at Baylor College of Medicine. She is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biology at Baylor University and Co-Director of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Twenty minute presentations followed by discussion
1 - 1:15pm Welcoming Remarks by Dean David Wrobel
1:15 - 1:45pm Dr. Daniel Carr (OUHSC)
Title: Experimental Vaccine Against Ocular Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1: Myth or Reality?
1:45 - 2:15 pm Dr. Laura Isobel McCall (OU, Chemistry)
Title: Translational insights of chemical cartography
2:15 - 2:45pm Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi (BCM)
Title: Anti-Poverty vaccines as global health technologies: Building the public health value proposition and business case
2:45 - 3 pm Coffee Break
3 - 3:30 pm Dr. Tassie Hirschfeld (OU, Anthropology)
Title: Deviant Globalization and Blue Marble Health: Emerging Challenges in the Fight Against Poverty and Disease
3:30 - 4 pm Dr. Miriam Gross (OU, History)
Title: Infectious diseases and efforts at vaccination in China during the Maoist era (1949-76)
4 - 4:30 pm Dr. Aaron Wendelboe (OUHSC)
Title: Vaccines and Public Health Surveillance: a hands on demonstration of public use data
4:30 - 5:15 pm Dr. Peter Hotez (BCM)
Title: Vaccines did not cause Rachel's Autism
5:15 - 6:15 pm Reception
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
9 - 9:30 am Light Breakfast
9:30 am - 10 am Dr. Mojgan Padash (OU, Biology)
Title: Discovery of Novel Therapeutics for HPV-mediated Cancer Using a Fruit Fly Model
10 - 10:30 am Dr. Paul Darden (OUHSC)
Title: HPV vaccine: The power of provider recommendation
10:30 - Noon A conversation with Drs Peter Hotez and Maria Elena Bottazzi on vaccines and infectious disease research
Noon - 1 pm Lunch