Speaker: Professor Ayato Takada
Division of Global Epidemiology
Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University
Date : January 22
Time: 5:00pm ~ 7:30pm
Venue : The Lecture Hall
1F Medical Megabank Building, Seiryo Campus.
Language: The lecture will be held in English.
The current outbreak of the Ebola virus is a public health crises which needs to be addressed as a global issue. In his research at the Center for Zoonosis Control, Professor Takada identifies routes of virus transmission to humans to help predict the emergence of viral zoonoses.
On January 22, Prof. Takada will talk about recent advances in Ebola and Marburg virus research.
This lecture is sponsored by the International Postgraduate Program in Human Security. It is co-sponsored by the Graduate School of Agricultural Science & Medicine, and the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS).