Epidemiology in the age of the internet

by IDReC

IDReC Director Professor Nigel French and IDReC researcher Professor Cord Heuer have been invited to speak at the 2014 Australasian Epidemiologic Association (AEA) scientific meeting in Auckland, from 8-10 October. The meeting will provide an opportunity to hear from international researchers, who are at the cutting of edge of integrating the internet with epidemiology.

Professor French will give a presentation on “Controlling Zoonoses: the Increasing Role Played by Molecular and Genomic Epidemiology”.   

Professor Cord Heuer’s presentation is entitled “The public health and economic impact of leptospirosis in New Zealand”.

IDReC postdoc Patricia Jaros will also be speaking at the conference about her recent work on the Geographic divergence of bovine and human Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia Coli 0157:H7 genotypes.

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