Next Conference on Avian and Swine Flu organized by the CReSA and the SEV

The 1st Conference on Zoonosis and Emerging Diseases will be held on 17-18th June 2010, in Barcelona. Different aspects related to the influenza virus will be discussed. The Conference is organized by the CReSA and the Spanish Society of Virology (SEV) with the support of the Department of Innovation, Universities and Enterprise of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Avian and swine influenza viruses have the capability of crossing the species barrier and affecting human. This fact has contributed to increase the interest of the scientific community; and mass media have also contributed to achieve a social impact.

The general objective of the Conference Avian and Swine Flu: current situation and perspectives of future is discussing different aspects related to the influenza virus from a scientific point of view. Speakers with recognized expertise will try to respond to a number of doubts about this virus. 

PROGRAM (Spanish)
Avian and Swine Influenza: current situation and perspectives of future
17-18 June 2010
Sala Àgora, CosmoCaixa Barcelona
Museo de la Ciencia de la Obra Social “la Caixa”
C/Isaac Newton, 26 - 08022 Barcelona

Thursday, 17th June 2010
15:00-15:30 Bienvenida. Mariano Domingo Álvarez (Director del CReSA y Catedrático UAB)
15:30-16:30 Evasión del sistema inmune y vías de transmisión de la gripe. Adolfo García-Sastre (Profesor Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York)
16:30-17:30 Interacciones del virus de la influenza porcina con el sistema inmune: enseñanzas in vitro e in vivo. María Montoya González (Investigadora CReSA, Bellaterra)
17:30-18:00 Pausa-café
18:00-19:00 Vigilancia veterinaria de la gripe. Montserrat Agüero García (Investigadora Titular OPIS. Directora Adjunta del Laboratorio Central Veterinario de Sanidad Animal, Madrid)
19:00-20:00 Vigilancia y control de la gripe en el sistema nacional de Salud humana. Pilar Pérez Breña (Investigadora Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid)

Friday, 18th June 2010
09:30-10:30 Dinámica de la infección por el virus de la gripe en aves. Natalia Majó Masferrer (Investigadora CReSA y Profesora UAB, Bellaterra)
10:30-11:30 Epidemiología de la gripe aviar y porcina. Jordi Casal Fàbrega (Investigador CReSA y Catedrático UAB, Bellaterra)
11:30-12:00 Pausa-café
12:00-13:00 La pandemia de gripe A/H1N1 en Cataluña. Tomás Pumarola Suñé (Catedrático de Microbiología Universitat de Barcelona y Jefe de sección de Virología del Servicio de Microbiología del Hospital Clínic de Barcelona)
13:00-14:00 Biología molecular del virus de la gripe. ¿Qué lo hace tan especial?. Amelia Nieto Martín (Investigadora Centro Nacional de Biotecnología-CSIC, Madrid)
14:00-15:30 Comida
15:30-16:30 Consolidación de información biomédica y enfermedades emergentes. Álvaro Arjona Saz (Editor Jefe Thomson Reuters Drug News, New York)
16:30-17:30 Mesa redonda
Ponentes de las jornadas (moderan: Fernando Rodríguez González, Investigador del CReSA y Esteban Domingo Solans, Presidente de la SEV)
17:30-18:00 Conclusiones y clausura

The Conference is sponsored by Laboratorios Syva, Pfizer, Gripovac-3 (Merial), Algenex, Sociedad Española de Virología, Thomson Reuters Drug News and Sociedad Española de Inmunología; and is also supported by the Comissionat per a Universitats i Recerca del Departament d'Innovació, Universitats i Empresa of the Generalitat de Catalunya (ARCS2009).

REGISTRATION
Registration fee:
            Before 1st June 2010: 50 €
            After 1st June 2010: 65 €

For more information: congresozoonosis2010@cresa.uab.cat

Download the triptych of the Conference (Spanish): pdf

Download the poster of the Conference (Spanish): pdf

For any doubt or suggestion, please contact with:

Fernando Rodríguez González
fernando.rodriguez@cresa.uab.cat
Telephone no.: (+34) 935814562
www.cresa.cat

Elisabet Rodríguez González
elisabet.rodriguez@cresa.uab.cat
Telephone no.: (+34) 935814564
www.cresa.cat

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