The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

“Human Influenza Surveillance In Two Distinct Geographic Areas Identifies Variations In Virus Strains, Disease Severity and Immune Responses To Infection”

Andrew Pekosz (Johns Hopkins University)

When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:00am - 12:00 pm
Where: W201 Millennium Science Complex
Organizer
Name: Margaret Weber
Email: maw71@psu.edu
Phone: 814-865-7697

Andrew Pekosz received a BS from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pekosz joined the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in July, 2007.He is an expert on the basic biology of influenza and other emerging or zoonotic virus infections. Dr. Pekosz is the co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance (JH-CEIRS) and Director of the Center for Emerging Viral Infectious Diseases (CEVID). He has authored more than 60 scientific papers, is on the editorial board for several journals and has served on a number of National Institute of Health scientific and policy review boards focused on biosafety and biocontainment.