The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Viral and Host Determinants of Dengue Fitness and Virulence

Eva Harris (University of California, Berkeley)

When: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 4:00pm - April 6, 2010 - 5:00pm
Where: 100 Life Sciences Bldg (Berg Auditorium)
Organizer
Name: Paula Farwell
Email: pxf6@psu.edu
Phone: 814-863-0278

Eva Harris is a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the founder and president of the Sustainable Sciences Institute. She is being hosted by Eddie Holmes and Alan Walker from the Department of Biology at Penn State.

Some of the honors that Dr. Harris has received are:

  • 2002 Pryytanean Faculty Award for outstanding women faculty
  • 2002 Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum
  • 2002 national recognition award from Minister of Health in Nicaragua for contribution to scientific development
  • 2001 Pew Scholar for her work on dengue pathogenesis
  • 1997 MacArthur Fellowship for her scientific capacity building work

Light refreshments will be served at 4pm outside the Berg Auditorium