Keynote Speaker: Piet Borst, MD, PhD, Group Leader, Division of Molecular Oncology, Netherlands Cancer Institute Invited Speaker: Invited Speaker Marc-Jan Gubbels, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, Boston College Date: May 8-9, 2014 Time: talks begin mid-morning Thursday Location: Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, 307 Westlake Ave N, Seattle
Registration and abstract deadline March 31, 2014.
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The End of AIDS: Reality or Hyperbole?"
Spring 2014 Wall Exchange
Speaker: Stephen Lewis Date: May 21, 2014 Time: 6:30 pm doors open, Lecture begins at 7:30 pm. Location: Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets are free but must be reserved and are in limited supply. Reserve here.
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NGDI Members Funded Projects
March, 2014 Member: Dr. Richard Lester, WelTel Project: WelTel mHealth Program Funder: Grand Challenges Canada and AMREF Amount: $2,000,000
January, 2014 Member: Dr. B Brett Finlay Project: A systematic analysis of Salmonella pathogenesis Funder: CIHR Amount: $786,900
October, 2013 Member: Dr. Richard Lester, PI - Dr. Kishor Wasan and David Cox Co-Investigators Project: A global health research collaboration on engagement in HIV care: UBC, AMREF and AKU. Funder: CIHR Amount: $23,600
June, 2013 Member: Dr. Tobi Kollmann Project: Lower GBP1 expression reduces human host defense against Listeria monocytogenes. Funder: CIHR Operating Grant Amount: $420,077
Member: Dr. B. Brett Finlay Project: The role of the microbiota in enteric infectious diseases. Funder: CIHR Operating Grant Amount: $645,526
April, 2013 Members: Drs. Urs Hafeli and Tobias Kollmann on a team lead by Dr. Jan Dutz. Project: Transcutaneous Microsphere Vaccine Technology Funder: CIHR/NSERC Collaborative Health Research Projects Amount: $600,000 Organization: NGDI-UBC Project: Infrastructure Support Funder: VP Research & International, University-Industry Liaison Office, Dr. Richard Lester and in kind funding from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Amount: $30,000 Member: Dr. Kishor M. Wasan Project: Extension of CIHR/iCo Therapeutics Chair in Drug Delivery for Neglected Global Diseases. Extention: One year extension to March 31, 2014.
February, 2013 Member:Mr. Don Cayo, Vancouver Sun Journalist Project: Malaria: Can it be beaten? Funder: CIHR Amount: $15,385 Member:Dr. Robert EW Hancock Project: Design and Function of Antimicrobial and IDR Peptides and Anti-Biofilm Therapy Funder: CIHR Amount: $787,000 and $160,000
January, 2013 Organization:NGDI-UBC Project: Stakeholders meeting for the Canadian/International Training Program in Global Health. Funders: International Development and Research Agency of Canada (IDRC), Sandra Rotman Centre, Centre for Global Health Research (U of T), Faculty of Health Sciences (SFU)/Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research. Amount: $35,000 (including $7,500 from NGDI-UBC).
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