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Johns Hopkins: Guest Lecture – Mechanisms of Urban Arbovirus Emergence, Friday, August 2

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute is hosting a guest lecture on Friday, August 2. Dr. Scott C. Weaver, professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, will discuss the mechanisms of urban arbovirus emergence. Arboviruses are transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, and other arthropods and include dengue, Zika, West Nile, and yellow fever.

The Malaria Research Institute is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The faculty host is Dr. Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, professor in the W. Harry Feinstone department of molecular microbiology and immunology.

Event details:
“Mechanisms of Urban Arbovirus Emergence”
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Friday, August 2 | 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern
615 N. Wolfe Street | W2008
Baltimore, MD 21205

Space is limited. Registration required. Contact Ms.  Genevieve Williams: genevieve.williams@jhu.edu.