FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 26, 2004
As concerns about the flu dominate the headlines, please join us as Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., NIAID director, briefs the media about frontline laboratory and clinical research, including
The event will also serve to launch NIAID’s updated and expanded Focus on Flu Web site, spotlighting cutting-edge NIAID-supported research and graphics that illuminate concepts important to understanding influenza research such as reverse genetics and antigenic shift and drift.
Following the briefing, Dr. Fauci and other NIAID staff will take questions from the audience.
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., NIAID director
Brian Murphy, M.D., co-chief, NIAID Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
Kanta Subbarao, M.D., senior investigator, Respiratory Viruses Section, NIAID Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
Linda Lambert, Ph.D., acting chief, NIAID Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID), Influenza, SARS, and Related Viral Respiratory Diseases Section
Cristina Cassetti, Ph.D., program officer, NIAID DMID Influenza, SARS, and Related Viral Respiratory Diseases Section
Maria Giovanni, Ph.D., chief, NIAID DMID Genomics and Technology Development Section
Monday, Nov. 15, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time
NIH Campus, Natcher Conference Center, Room E1/E2 Bethesda, MD
Attendees are strongly encouraged to use the Metro. The NIH campus can be easily accessed via the Medical Center stop on the Metro’s Red Line. For information on transportation to and parking and security at NIH, go to http://www.nih.gov/about/visitorsecurity.htm.
Advanced registration is requested. To register, contact Jennifer Wenger or Laurie K. Doepel at (301) 402-1663, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters or reasonable accommodation to participate in this roundtable should contact Jennifer Wenger or Laurie K. Doepel. Such requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.
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infectious and immune-mediated diseases, and to develop better means of preventing, diagnosing and treating these illnesses. News
releases, fact sheets and other NIAID-related materials are available on the NIAID Web site at www.niaid.nih.gov.
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Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research,
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Last Updated October 27, 2004