INFECTIOUS DISEASE SEMINAR

Schedule for Spring 2022

This schedule was last updated on April 25, 2022.

Date Presentations
Jan 17
MLK Day -- No Class Top Seminar Home
 
Jan 24
Start of Class Delayed due to COVID  Top Seminar Home
 
Jan 31
Organizational Meeting  Top Seminar Home
 
Feb 7
Jeff Percak  Top Seminar Home
SE Dorman, P Nahid, EV Kurbatova, PPJ Phillips, . . . AIDS Clinical Trials Group and the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium (2021) Four-Month Rifapentine Regimens with or without Moxifloxacin for Tuberculosis. N Engl J Med 384:1705-1718. 
Feb 14
Josh Hart Top Seminar Home
Guest lecture on "Identification and Development of Novel Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccine Candidates to Prevent Bloodstream Infections" 
Feb 21
Jacob Ford  Top Seminar Home
Stanton, M.C., Kalonde, P., Zembere, K. et al. The application of drones for mosquito larval habitat identification in rural environments: a practical approach for malaria control?. Malar J 20, 244 (2021). 
Feb 28
Luni Gras -- No Class  Top Seminar Home
 
Mar 7
Hanna Brosky  Top Seminar Home
Houck, KM, Teran, E, Ochoa, J, et al. Drinking water improvements and rates of urinary and gastrointestinal infections in Galapagos, Ecuador: Assessing household and community factors. Am J Hum Biol. 2020; 32:e23358. 
Zhiyuan Mao     
D Chandramohan, I Zongo, I Sagara, M Cairns, R-S Yerbanga, M Diarra, F Nikiema, A Tapily, et al. (2021) Seasonal Malaria Vaccination with or without Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention. N Engl J Med 385:1005-1017.  
Mar 14
Webb Camp  Top Seminar Home
Hardmeier I, Aeberhard N, Qi W, Schoenbaechler K, Kraettli H, Hatt JM, Fraefel C, Kubacki J. Metagenomic analysis of fecal and tissue samples from 18 endemic bat species in Switzerland revealed a diverse virus composition including potentially zoonotic viruses. PLoS One. 2021 Jun 16;16(6):e0252534.  
Mar 21
Midterms -- No Class  Top Seminar Home
 
Mar 28
Spring Break -- No Class Seminar Home
 
Apr 4
Refilwe Karabo Top Seminar Home
Damien, B.G., Baxerres, C., Apetoh, E. et al. Between traditional remedies and pharmaceutical drugs: prevention and treatment of "Palu" in households in Benin, West Africa. BMC Public Health 20, 1425 (2020). 
Apr 11
No Class  Top Seminar Home
Attend Seminar by David Gaus (CEO of Andean Health and Development) at noon in Diboll Auditorium. "What could go wrong? Power dynamics in global health." More information. 
Apr 18
Annalise Dunsmore  Top Seminar Home
Hin S, Lopez-Jimena B, Bakheit M, Klein V, Stack S, et al. (2021) Fully automated point-of-care differential diagnosis of acute febrile illness. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 15(2): e0009177. 
Juliana Gilson     
JE Manning, F Oliveira, IV Coutinho-Abreu, S Herbert, C Meneses, S Kamhawi, . . . MJ Memoli (2020) Safety and immunogenicity of a mosquito saliva peptide-based vaccine: a randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind, phase 1 trial. The Lancet 395 (10242), 1998-2007
Apr 25
Leah Adams  Seminar Home
F Torrico, J Gascon, F Barreira, B Blum, IC Almeida, C Alonso-Vega, T Barboza, et al (2021) New regimens of benznidazole monotherapy and in combination with fosravuconazole for treatment of Chagas disease (BENDITA): a phase 2, double-blind, randomised trial. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 21 (8), 1129-1140  
May 2
Audrey Altnether  Seminar Home
J-H Lee, YB Lee, EJ Cho, SJ Yu, J-H Yoon, YJ Kim (2021) Entecavir Plus Pegylated Interferon and Sequential Hepatitis B Virus Vaccination Increases Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Seroclearance: A Randomized Controlled Proof-of-Concept Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases 73(9), e3308-e3316.  
May 9
Scheduled Final Exam Seminar Home
Will be used for presentations if necessary

This schedule was last updated on April 25, 2022.