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World Malaria Day Symposium  |  Monday, 25 April 2022 | VIRTUAL via Zoom

Malaria in Africa: Translating Science into Practice

SCHEDULE & LIGHTNING TALKS

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On Monday, April 25, the JHMRI hosted the 2022 World Malaria Day Symposium, "Malaria in Africa: Translating Science into Practice." The all-day event featured presentations by three keynote speakers, listed below, and five NIH International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research (ICEMRs) actively working in Africa.  Recordings will be posted below in the coming weeks.

SCHEDULE

Time (EDT)Speaker
7:00 – 7:05amWelcome | Ellen MacKenzie, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
7:05 – 7:10amWelcome | Peter Agre, Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
7:10 – 7:30amIntroduction | Malla Rao, Program Officer, NIAID, International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research
Session 1 – Moderator Bill Moss
7:30 – 8:00amKEYNOTE ADDRESS 1 | Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organization, “Science, Research and Precision Disease Control with Malaria as Entry Point”
8:00 – 9:00amDon Mathanga, ICEMR Program Director, University of Malawi, “The Intransigence of Malaria in Malawi: Understanding Hidden
9:00 – 10:00amWilliam Moss, ICEMR Program Director, Johns Hopkins University, “Malaria Transmission and the Impact of Control Efforts in Southern and Central Africa"
Session 2 – Moderator Amy Wesolowski
10:00 – 10:30amKEYNOTE ADDRESS 2 | Sheila Tlou, Special Ambassador, African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), “ALMAs 4-point agenda in the fight against malaria: linking policy, accountability and action to science”
10:30 – 11:30amGrant Dorsey, ICEMR Program Director, University of California, San Francisco, “Program for Resistance, Immunology, Surveillance & Modeling of Malaria in Uganda (PRISM)”
11:30 – 12:00pmBREAK
Session 3 – Moderator Matt Ippolito
12:00 – 12:30pmKEYNOTE ADDRESS 3 | Rick Steketee, Deputy U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, U.S. President's Malaria Initiative, “Malaria Science and program: challenging topics of Climate and Localization”
12:30 – 1:30pmGuiyun Yan, ICEMR Program Director, University of California, Irvine, “Environmental Modifications in Sub-Saharan Africa: Changing Epidemiology, Transmission and pathogenesis of Plasmodium Falciparum and P. vivax Malaria”
1:30 – 2:30pmSeydou Doumbia, ICEMR Program Director, University of Bamako, Mali, “Multidisciplinary Research for Malaria Control and Prevention in West Africa”
Lightning Talks Session
2:30 – 3:30pmLIGHTNING TALKS | Join Zoom, https://jh.zoom.us/j/98179918851 Passcode will be announced during symposium.

All times are in Eastern Daylight Time.


Organized by William Moss, Matthew Ippolito, and Amy Wesolowski at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

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