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CPA Sessions at IMMUNOLOGY 2006™

2006 Public Service Award Presentation and Reception

Sunday, May 14, 2006, 11:00 AM

Introduction: Ellen Kraig, Chair, AAI Committee on Public Affairs

Presentation: Paul M. Allen, AAI President


Vicki and Fred Modell, Co-Founders, The Jeffrey Modell Foundation


For more information on the AAI Public Service Award, click here.

Pandemics and Bioterrorism: Why Immunology Research May Save the World

Sunday, May 14, 2006, 12:30 PM

Chair: Ellen Kraig, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Speaker Introduction


Anthony S. Fauci, NIAID, NIH
Biodefense and pandemic preparedness: the research agenda
Jacqueline M. Katz, Immunology and Viral Pathogenesis Section, Influenza Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Immunity to avian influenza viruses: implications for pandemic preparedness
Peter Palese, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
What can we learn from reconstructing the extinct 1918 pandemic influenza virus?


Anthony Fauci, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Jacqueline Katz, Ph.D.
Team Leader, Immunology and Viral Pathogenesis Unit,
Influenza Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Dr. Peter Palese
Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Attendees at the standing-room-only sessions



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