Duke Influenza Symposium

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Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Great Hall at the Trent Semans Center, Duke University School of Medicine (Venue and Parking)

Register now for the Duke Influenza Symposium.
Registration is free but required for lunch and planning purposes. Please register by December 2.


11:00 AM              Nick Heaton, PhD, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology


11:00-11:20 AM    Chip Walter, MD, Pediatrics

                              “Influenza Vaccine Clinical Studies at Duke: Focus on Pediatric Vaccination

11:20-11:40 AM    Carol Epling, MD, MSPH, Family Medicine & Community Health

                              Cameron Wolfe, MD, Medicine

                              “Patient Safety and Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination”

11:40-12:00 PM    Chris Woods, MD, Medicine and Global Health

                              “Generating Biomarkers for Influenza and Other Respiratory Viral Infections


12:00-12:45 PM    Lunch


12:45-1:05 PM      Greg Gray, MD, MPH, Medicine, Global Health and Environmental Health

                              “Influenza Research at the Human-Livestock Interface in Asia”

1:05-1:25 PM        Brook Heaton, PhD, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology

                              “Genome-wide CRISPR Screens to Identify Anti-influenza Host Directed Therapeutic Targets”

1:25-1:45 PM        Tony Moody, MD, Pediatrics

                              “Understanding Imprinting of Immunity by Influenza”

1:45-1:55 PM        Break

1:55-2:00 PM        Mary Klotman, MD, Dean of Duke University School of Medicine

                              Introduction of Keynote Speaker

2:00-3:00 PM        Keynote Address

                              Peter Palese, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

                              “The Long Road to a Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine”