Lessons from the Ebola Outbreak: Response and Responsibility

Infectious Disease: Monitoring and Response
Saturday, 14 February 2015: 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room 220B (San Jose Convention Center)
This session will feature perspectives from key individuals and organizations involved in responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and provide the latest information to the scientific community on current and anticipated future challenges. Speaker presentations will include multidisciplinary perspectives and potential solutions and will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.
Jon Cohen, AAAS/Science
Michael Kurilla, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Every Outbreak Is a Test; The Lessons Come After
Stephen Gire, Harvard University and the Broad Institute
From Diagnosis to Surveillance: Using Next Gen Genomics in Outbreak Response
Iza Ciglenecki , MSF (Doctors without Borders)
MSF Experience in the West African Ebola Outbreak