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The steering committee will provide the input for the overall development of the forum program and agenda. The committee is the key to the overall supervision and quality control of the procedures related to submission, evaluation, and selection of presentations..

Yongqun "Oliver" He

University of Michigan Medical School, USA

S. Louise Cosby

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, UK

Hiroshi Miyamoto

University of Rochester Medical Center, USA

Pranela Rameshwar

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, USA


The steering committee will provide the input for the overall development of the forum program and agenda. The committee is the key to the overall supervision and quality control of the procedures related to submission, evaluation, and selection of presentations..

Jorge Blanco

President and Scientific Director
Sigmovir Biosystems Inc

C. Griselda Escobedo Meléndez

A Childhood Cancer Research Institute CUCS
University of Guadalajara, Mexico

Patricia White

University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

Panagiotis Karanis

The Center for Biomedicine and Infectious Diseases (CBID)

Wendy L. Wright

Wright & Associates Family Healthcare, USA

David J. Topham

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Rochester

Ulf Hannelius

President & CEO, Diamyd Medical, Sweden

Antigen-specific immunotherapy in type 1 diabetes – The diabetes vaccine Diamyd (rhGAD65/alum)

Amita Joshi

Merck & Co, Inc, USA


Asad Umar

National Cancer Institute (NCI) | National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA


Brendon J Coventry

University of Adelaide, Australia

No Toxicity & Long-Term Survival Over 18-Years from Repeated Oncolytic Vaccine Systemic Immunotherapy in Advanced Melanoma: Teaching Us Lessons in Immunomodulation.

Eleanor Fish

Infection & Immunity Toronto General Research Institute, Canada


Jorge C. G. Blanco

SIGMOVIR Biosystems, Inc., USA

Efficacy of a Maternal RSV Vaccine

Wendy L Wright

University of Alabama, USA

An Educational Intervention to Improve Adult Vaccination Rates: Incorporating Best Vaccination Practices into Four Nurse Practitioner-Owned Family Practices

Anna Starshinova

Saint Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

Diagnostic Significance of Different Immunological Tests in Tuberculosis C3:C19 (Tb) Diagnosis

Xincheng Mike Hou

ShanghaiTech University, China

Synthetic Antibody Technology and it’s Applications

Yaowaluck Maprang Roshorm

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

Development of Adenovirus- and MVA-based Vaccines Expressing a New Vaccine Antigen Derived from Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) proteins

Irene Athanassakis

University of Crete, Greece

Implantable Vaccines avoid Virulence and Adjuvants

Abdoul Karim Ouattara

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Seroprevalence and Vaccination against HBV

Yun - Shi

West China Hospital, China

Vaccine Development Against Multidrug Resistant A. baumannii Infection

Johannes B Goll

The Emmes Corporation, USA

Reproducible RNA-Seq Analysis of Vaccine Response

Guanghui Dong

Sun Yat-sen University, China

When Policies Are Not Enough to Protect Us from Air Pollution, Influenza Vaccine Might Be The Next Best Solution: New Insights From Snec Study

Stefanie Wenzel

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, Germany

The Multiform Clinic of Localized/Systemic Bcgitis

Pasquale Pasquale Stefanizzi

University of Bari, Italy

MMRV-vaccine Surveillance and Causality Assessment

Ivan Yankov

Medical University-Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Hepatitis B Immunity in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Medunitsyn N

Ministry of Health of Russia, Russia

Correction of Immune Response to Vaccines and Personalization of Vaccination

Suzanne G Crowe

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Ireland

Review of Pertussis Admissions to Irish PICU

Yesul Kim

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, USA

Urushiol Patch Test using the T.R.U.E. TEST System

S. Louise Cosby

Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, UK

Large animal Vaccine Challenge Models to Elucidate Immune Response Pathways and Trial Novel Recombinant Vaccines

Sanjiva Bimal


To Evaluate the Protective Efficacy of Protein Disulfide Isomerise DNA Construct against Experimental Visceral Leishmaniasis

Shyam Narayan

Rajendra memorial research institute of medical sciences, India

Direct Evidence for Role of Anti-saliva Antibodies against Salivary Gland Homogenate of P. argentipes in Modulation of Protective Th1-immune Response against Leishmania donovani

Titou Mohamed Hicham

Military Hospital Instruction Mohammed V Rabat, Rabat, Morocco

Dermatologic Manifestations among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Patients in Morocco and Association with Immune Status

Karolina Maria Raczkowska-Łabuda

Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Why is a Laryngologist Interested in Cervical Cancer?

Sean Lawler

Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA

CMV Promotes Brain Tumor Growth via Pericyte Recruitment and Angiogenesis

Kar Muthumani

The Wistar Institute, USA

Novel Synthetic DNA Platforms for Improved Immune Responses to Emerging Infectious Viruses

Biniam Mathewos Tebeje

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

T Cell-mediated Immunity in Schistosoma japonicum-infected CBA Mice following Vaccination

Kovalenko Dorofieiev

Chernivtzy Regional Hospital, Ukraine

The content of antigen Muc-2 and Muc-3 in the brochial mucous membrane in COPD patients

Hanif Ur Rahman

Veterinary Research Institute Peshawar, Pakistan

Foot and Mouth Disease Virus Serotype O Pakistan

Jitendra Kumar

National Centre for Cell Science, India

Complement Evasion in Vaccinia Virus

Wendy L Wright

University of Alabama, USA

Comparison of Immunization Rates of Adults > 65 Years Managed Within Two Nurse Practitioner-Owned Clinics with National Immunization Rates

Rayna Rumenova Shentova

University Paediatric Hospital-Sofia, Bulgaria

Immunization Status in Paediatric IBD Patients

Aletheia Soares Sampaio

University of Pernambuco, Brazil

Social Conditions and Pregnancy in Brazil

Yih-Chieh Spring Chen

Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Disseminated Vaccine Strain VZV in Immunized Child

Hamed Adel Elhelw

Veterinary Serum and Vaccine Research Institute (VSVRI), Egypt

One Shot Plga Nano Vaccine Against Rabbits Entero

Eric Brice Ayissi kokomo

University of Yaounde, South Africa

Mathematical Model of Cholera with Vaccination

Veronika Ovesná Ovesná

Regional Public Health Authority of South Moravia, CZ

Hepatitis A: Seroprevalence and Vaccine Coverage in the South Moravian Region

Akhilesh Kumar


Feasibility of Ld-ODC DNA against VL

Maria Jimena Madrazo

Unidad de Medicina del Sueño, Argentina

Narcolepsy with Cataplexy and Hyperthyroidism Sudden appeared after H1N1 Vaccination. A Case Report.

Oliver He

University of Michigan Medical School, USA





Preliminary Program

May 08-09, 2019