Emerging Infectious Diseases
Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center
October 18 - 22, 2010
Abstract Deadline: August 18, 2010

Schedule Overview

Arranged by:
Yi Guan, Hong Kong University
Margaret Liu, ProTherImmune (USA) and Karolinska University (Sweden)
Zihe Rao, Nankai University and TsingHua University (China)
Tianyi Wang,University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, USA

We are pleased to announce the inaugural Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases which will be held at the Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center in Suzhou, China. The conference will begin at 7.30pm on the evening of Monday October 18, and will conclude after lunch on Friday, October 22, 2010.

This conference is similar in design to the famous Cold Spring Harbor meetings series,  a program now in its 75th year. The conference will include eight oral sessions and two poster sessions covering the latest findings across many topics in infectious disease research. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.

-Biology of emerging and re-emerging pathogens
(viruses, bacteria, parasites)
-Microbial pathogenesis
-Change in microbial ecology
(impact of intervention and alternations in host human interaction)
-Vaccines and novel therapeutics
-Impact of climate change

Keynote Speakers:

Louise Chow, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Zihe Rao, Nankai University, China

Invited Speakers:
Bernard Beall, CDC & Prevention, USA
Qian Gao, Fudan University, China
Yi Guan, The University of Hong Kong, China
Ian Jones, University of Reading, UK
Yoshihiro Kawaoka,Univerisity of Wisconsin-Madison, USA;University of Tokyo, Japan
Dong Wook Kim, International Vaccine Institute, Korea
Richard Kuhn, Purdue University, USA
Mina Kweon, International Vaccine Institute,South Korea
Michael Lai, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Yingfang Liu, Institute of biophysics,CAS, China
Laurent Renia, Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore
Alan Sher, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
David Sherman,Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, USA
Pei-Yong Shi, Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, SINGAPORE
Britta Wahren,Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Sweden
Takaji Wakita, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan
Lin-Fa Wang, CSIRO Australian Animal Health Lab, Australia
Ian Wilson, Scripps Research Institute, USA

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit Stipends

We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in October 2010.

This conference is supported in part by funds provided by:

Regular Pricing
Academic With Housing Package CNY 7,500 / USD 1,100
(Registration, Food, Single Room, Social Activities)
Academic No Housing Package CNY 5,500 / USD 800
(Registration, Food, Social Activities)
Corporate With Housing Package CNY 8,880 / USD 1,300
(Registration, Food, Single Room, Social Activities)
Corporate No Housing Package CNY 6,880 / USD 1000
(Registration, Food, Social Activities)
Student With Housing Package*CNY 5,000 / USD 735
(Registration, Food, Share Room, Social Activities)
Student No Housing Package CNY 4,000 / USD 585
(Registration, Food, Social Activities)
Student Registration Only Package CNY 3,000 / USD 440

Media Pricing
Media With Housing Package CNY 5,500 / USD 800
(Registration, Food, Single Room, Social Activities)
Media No Housing Package CNY 3,500 / USD 515

(Registration, Food, Social Activities)

Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food & housing.Graduate students will be housed double occupancy. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Student Registration Only Package includes registration and coffee breaks only.

Food for housing packages includes breakfast, lunch & dinner while no housing packages only covers lunch & dinner.

Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

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Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences
Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center
No.299 Qiyue Road
SIP/ Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
Phone: +86 512 6272 9029
Fax: +86 512 6272 9028
[email protected]