Please join us for a Special Seminar for this week's Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds with guest Linfa Wang, PhD. Dr. Wang's talk is on, "Bats: is there a link between healthy agining and unique virus hosting ability?"
Dr. Wang is the director of the Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore. He is an international leader in the field of emerging zoonotic viruses and virus-host interaction. He is a member of the WHO SARS Scientific Research Advisory Committee, and played a key role in identification of bats as the natural host of SARS-like viruses. Prof Wang has more than 380 scientific publications, including papers in Science and Nature. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the open access Virology Journal. In 2010, Prof Wang was elected to the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Lunch will be provided.
Friday, July 19 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.