Every now and then, the One Health Center will have impromptu seminars that serve special cases. Whether it be saying farewell to a faculty member, having an esteemed visitor that would like to host their own talk, or maybe a speaker has some new and/or updated research to present to a room full of their peers, the One Health Center is always opening its doors to collaboration in many different ways.

April 11, 2018: Special Seminar by Dr. Chris Hartmann

Buen Vivir (Living Well): Implications for Public Health in Latin America & Globally

-Chris Hartmann, PhD

Dr. Hartmann's talk centered around his research and travels within Latin America, namely Bolivia and Ecuador, and how the concept of Buen Vivir has taken a hold of indigenous populations in these countries, and offers paths and ways to institutionalize this concept.

Session Recordings

Dr. Hartmann's talk starts 00:39:30

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April 6, 2018: Special Seminar by Maria Fernanda Carreño

April 6, 2018: Special Seminar by Maria Fernanda Carreño

Evolutionary History and Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Dengue Virus Serotypes in an Endemic Region of Colombia

-Maria Fernanda Carreño

Maria Fernanda Carreño spoke on Dengue virus serotypes and their many forms during her research in Colombia and how different approaches can be taken to viwe spatio-temporal dynamics, dispersal patters, and more.

Session Recordings

Ms. Carreño's talk starts at 00:16:30

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November 8, 2017: Special Seminar by Dr. Richard Scheuermann

Use of the IRD and ViPR database and analysis resources to explore the genetic determinants of host range and virulence of pathogenic viruses

-Richard H. Scheuermann, PhD

Dr. Scheuermann was brought in from California by Dr. Marco Salemi to give a presentation on tools being used by him and others at the J. Craig Venter Institute to find out more about pathogenic viruses. 

Session Recordings

Dr. Scheuermann's talk starts 00:03:10

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October 26, 2017: A Farewell Seminar for Dr. Paul Psychas

October 26, 2017: A Farewell Seminar for Dr. Paul Psychas

Fighting Malaria from Ghana and Gainesville ...and soon from Zambia: Update on Research and Implementation Activities in Malaria Control

-Paul Psychas, MD

Dr. Psychas's talk served as a farewell seminar for him, as he departs Gainesville and the University of Florida to Zambia to continue his work on implementation activities in malaria control. Dr. Psychas's main talking points for this seminar were mainly about the Malaria Program Implementation through the President's Malaria Initiative, the differences between Ghana and Zambia, and highlighting the work done at his lab.

Session Recordings

Dr. Psychas's talk starts at 00:02:50

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October 18th, 2017: Special Seminar for Umberto Bertazzoni

Pathogenic, Epidemiological and Molecular Aspects of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus (HTLV) and the Global Virus Network Initiative

-Umberto Bertazzoni, Pharm.D, PhD

Dr. Bertazzoni's talk centered around the Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus and its many different properties so that those in attendance could gain a bigger understanding about the virus and its consequences on the human population and those affected by it. As noted in his talk, the family of viruses causes the cancer, adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma. Dr. Bertazzoni also shifted his focus to the Global Virus Network, of which he was a former director for in Italy, and the initiatives the network has planned. A big thanks to Dr. Marco Salemi for bringing out Dr. Bertazzoni for this special seminar!

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