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[Save the Date] Zoonotic Diseases and Climate Changes Workshop

To celebrate the bicentenary of Louis Pasteur’s birth, the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole is organising a new workshop together with the Centre for Immunology & Infection, with the support of the Consulate General of France, focusing on the unpredictable risks that climate change present to zoonotic diseases.

Date: Thursday 24 November

Time: 3:00pm - 5:30pm (HK Time)

Zoom Webinar ID: 961 1186 2315

Webinar Passcode: 153545

Or Join us on-site!

Venue: Faculty Board Room, 1/F, Faculty Administration Wing,

21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Our panel of experts will discuss the ongoing impact of long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns on ecology of vectors and animal reservoirs, as well as human behavior and lifestyles such as migration patterns and microbiome alteration and the global efforts to tackle those issues.

Keynote Speech: Innate immunity and species barriers of zoonotic viruses

- Nolwenn Jouvenet (Institut Pasteur, France)

Roundtable: Zoonotic Diseases and Climate Changes

- Sook-San Wong - HKU-PRP, HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR

- Vijay Dhanasekaran - HKU-PRP, HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR

- Tommy Lam - Centre for Immunology & Infection and HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR

- Linwei Tian - School of Public Health, HKUMed, Hong Kong SAR

- Hein Min Tun - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR


For HKU members (HKU Portal login is required):

For non-HKU members:

[Exhibition] From Louis to Pasteur, 1822-1895:

Attendees joining us on-site will have the opportunity to see the From Louis to Pasteur, 1822-1895 exhibition, commemorating the bicentenary of Louis Pasteur’s birth, tracing his major scientific works, some significant episodes of his private life and his scientific legacy.


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