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Second China-U.S. Workshop on the Challenges of Emerging Infections, Laboratory Safety and Global Health Security
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Second China-U.S. Workshop on the Challenges of Emerging Infections, Laboratory Safety and Global Health Security 

 

May 17-19 2017, Wuhan, China 

 

In order to further enhance academic exchanges and cooperation between China and the United States, the Second China-U.S. Workshop on the Challenges of Emerging Infections, Laboratory Safety and Global Health Security will be held on May 17-19, 2017 in Wuhan, China. This workshop will mainly focus on safe laboratory construction and operation, innovative biotechnology, prevention of emerging infectious diseases, biosafety and bioethics. By gathering extraordinary reports on scientific and technological achievements, and discussing the current development on related studies, the participants from China and the United States can communicate and get further understanding regarding new issues that occur in field of global health biosafety. Under this condition, this workshop aims at utilizing the advantages of China-U.S. cooperation and collaboration for responding to emerging infectious diseases more positively and guarantee laboratory and global health biosafety, so as to make more contributions to the medical industry and human health.

 

Organizers

U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS

Hubei Society for Microbiology

 

 Chairs

 Zhiming Yuan (Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

David R. Franz (Professor, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases)

 

 Committee

 George F. Gao (Academician, Institute of Microbiology, CAS)

Xinwen Chen (Director General/ Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

Yanyi Wang (Deputy Director General/ Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

Zhengli Shi (Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

James LeDuc (Professor, Galveston National Laboratory)

Peiyong Shi (Professor, University of Texas)

Benjamin Rusek (Senior Program Officer, National Academy of Sciences)

 

 Venue

 Wanda Realm Hotel Wuhan

 

 Format

 Workshop reports and round table discussions

 

 Language 

 English

 

Sessions

1.     Gain of function research, gene editing, targeting and delivery and other novel biotechnology

2.     Public health response to outbreaks and issues

3.     Emerging infectious diseases and global health security

4.     High-level biosafety Laboratory: construction, commissioning, and sustainment

5.     Biosafety, biosecurity and bioethics 

 

Invited participants

(U.S.)

Linda Saif (Academician, Ohio State University)

David Relman (Academician, Stanford University)

James W. Le Duc (Professor, Galveston National Laboratory)

Thomas Ksiazek (Professor, Galveston National Laboratory)

David R. Franz (Professor, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases)

Benjamin J. Rusek (Senior Program Officer, National Academy of Sciences)

Peiyong Shi (Professor, University of Texas)

David Swayne (Director, USDA Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory)

 

Invited participants

(China)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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 Meeting Program

Yaping Zhang (Vice President/ Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Zhigao Bu (Director General/Principle Investigator, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences)

Donglai Wu (Principle Investigator, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences)

Yunzhang Hu (Principle Investigator, Institute of Medical Biology Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences)

Peijun Zhai (Division Director, China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment)

Zhihong Hu ( Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

Wensheng Wei (Professor, Peking University)

George F. Gao (Academician, Institute of Microbiology, CAS)

Zhengli Shi (Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

Mifang Liang (Principle Investigator, National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention)

Xia Jin (Principle Investigator, Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, CAS)

Jianping Zuo (Principle Investigator, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, CAS) Yongtang Zheng (Principle Investigator, Kunming Institute of Zoology, CAS)

Rui Gong (Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

Zhiming Yuan (Principle Investigator, Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS)

Jiahai Lu (Professor, Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University)

Gong Cheng (Principle Investigator, Qinghua University)

Chengfeng Qin (Professor, The Academy of Military Medical Sciences)

Longding Liu (Principle Investigator, Institute of Medical Biology Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences)

 

Han Zhang

Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS

No. 44, Xiao Hong Shan, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430071

Tel: 0086-27-87198593

Email: zhanghan@wh.iov.cn

Website: http://english.whiov.cas.cn/

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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