The Panamerican Dengue meeting will hold different opportunities for the young professionals to network and discuss their work with their peers.
The first activity for young professionals will be a reception where students and, in general, young professionals will come together for a networking opportunity and to meet their peers and make connections at the beginning of the meeting.
The reception will include drinks. The meeting will be held on Miraflores Locks Visitor Center, Panama Canal from 5:30 pm to the beginning of the inauguration (6:30pm). All young professionals attending the complete meeting are welcome to attend this activity.
Lunch with Professors
The Dengue network meeting will hold one ”lunch with a professor/researcher activity”. This activity will give an opportunity to young professionals (students and post-docs) to discuss with a professor/researcher in the field (that they will choose), about science, opportunities in the field, etc.
This Lunch will be held on room SALON ROMA in the 6th floor of Hotel RIU Plaza from 11:51 am to 1:30 pm.
For this specific activity below is the list of professors that will be participating. Interested students and post-docs will have to apply by sending a letter of purpose to catalfonso
|Experts for special lunch April 21st 2016|
|1||Scott Weaver||USA||University of Texas Medical Branch||Epidemiology/ Phylogenetics/ Vaccines||English – Spanishfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|2||Nikolaos Vasilakis||USA||University of Texas Medical Branch||Biology/ Vector-virus interaction||Englishemail@example.com|
|3||Mauricio Lacerda Nogueira||Brazil||Faculdade de Medicina de São José do Rio Preto||Epidemiology/ Phylogenetics||Portuguese – Englishfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|4||Sheemei Lock||Singapour||University of Singapore||Pathogenesis||Englishemail@example.com|
|5||Andrea Gamarnik||Argentina||Fundación Instituto Leloir||Virology||Spanishfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|6||Roberto Barrera||CDC, USA||CDC||Ecology-Vector control||Spanish – Englishemail@example.com|
|7||Jorge Muñoz||CDC/Puerto rico||CDC||Diagnostics||Spanish – Englishfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|8||Eduardo Undurraga||Chile||Brandeis University||Modeling / Public Health||Spanish – English|
|9||Jorge Osorio||USA/ Colombia||University of Wisconsin||Virology/ Vaccines||Spanish – Englishemail@example.com|
|10||George Dimopoulos||USA||John Hopkins University||Vector Biology/ Vector-virus interaction||Englishfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|11||Mark Heise||USA||The University of North Carolina||Vector Biology/ Vector-virus interaction||Englishemail@example.com|
Additionally, there will be a whiteboard with notes with opportunities in the field, from PhD opportunities to field work opportunities, scholarships, etc.