World Malaria Day Symposium | Monday, 25 April 2022 has concluded.
Malaria in Africa: Translating Science into Practice
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.
|7:00 – 7:05am||Welcome | Ellen MacKenzie, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health|
|7:05 – 7:10am||Welcome | Peter Agre, Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute|
|7:10 – 7:30am||Introduction | Malla Rao, Program Officer, NIAID, International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research|
|Session 1 – Moderator Bill Moss|
|7:30 – 8:00am||KEYNOTE ADDRESS 1 | Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organization, “Science, Research and Precision Disease Control with Malaria as Entry Point”|
|8:00 – 9:00am||Don Mathanga, ICEMR Program Director, University of Malawi, “The Intransigence of Malaria in Malawi: Understanding Hidden|
|9:00 – 10:00am||William 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 – 10:30am||KEYNOTE 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 – 11:30am||Grant Dorsey, ICEMR Program Director, University of California, San Francisco, “Program for Resistance, Immunology, Surveillance & Modeling of Malaria in Uganda (PRISM)”|
|11:30 – 12:00pm||BREAK|
|Session 3 – Moderator Matt Ippolito|
|12:00 – 12:30pm||KEYNOTE 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 – 1:30pm||Guiyun 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 – 2:30pm||Seydou Doumbia, ICEMR Program Director, University of Bamako, Mali, “Multidisciplinary Research for Malaria Control and Prevention in West Africa”|
|Lightning Talks Session|
|2:30 – 3:30pm||LIGHTNING 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