"From Laboratory to Population: Molecular Epidemiology in Action"

a MAC-EPID symposium honoring Carl Marrs's retirement

March 20, 2020

Rackham Amphitheatre (4th floor)

915 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

(Registration closes 5:00PM March 16, 2020)
(to cancel, email weaverd@umich.edu)


All events are FREE and open to the public but please register so we can provide appropriate quantities of food.  Thank you!
If you will need access to our lactation room email weaverd@umich.edu at least 1 week prior to event.
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9:00 AM - Sign In and Coffee 

9:30 AM - Opening Remarks  
Betsy Foxman, PhD (Hunein F. and Hilda Maassab Endowed Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Center for Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (MAC-EPID),  Co-Director of the Integrated Training program in Microbial Systems (ITiMS))

9:45 AM - "Antibiotic use during pregnancy: Too much of a good thing? 
Lixin Zhang, PhD (Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University)
Introduced by Student

10:45 AM - Break with snacks

11:15 AM -  "Group B streptococcal epidemiology and pathogenesis: A tribute to Carl Marrs’ mentorship 
Shannon Manning, PhD (MSU Foundation Associate Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University)
Introduced by student

12:15 AM - Luncheon  (we try to be inclusive with our complimentary lunch but if you have dietary restrictions please plan to bring your own food.)

1:30 PM - "Integrating Operational Research to Combat Epidemics: Investigating Ebola Infection among Health Workers in Kenema, Sierra Leone, 2014 
Mikiko Senga, PhD (Disease Outbreak Team Lead, Health Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization, Yemen)
Introduced by student

2:30 PM - Epidemiology Alumni Reception

Thank you to our sponsors: 
Gudakunst Lectureship, MAC-EPID, Dept of Epidemiology, and Public Health.  
MAC-EPID symposia are also supported through donations from people like you.