Events showcasing research, fostering community and furthering education

The Emerging Pathogens Institute hosts events that help develop research, education and outreach capabilities designed around preventing and containing new and re-emerging diseases.

EPI Research Day


EPI Research Day

EPI has been hosting its annual research day since 2009. This is our biggest event of the year, containing two keynote talks from renowned speakers and a large poster session with 100+ abstracts. This event provides an outstanding opportunity for investigators in the field of infectious diseases to showcase their work and meet other investigators with similar interests.

A large room filled with rows of poster boards in which people walk around and look at research posters.

EPI Events


EPI Seminar Series

The EPI seminar series hosts exciting guest speakers that lead programs aligned with the EPI mission. After each seminar, we host a networking social with refreshments.

Dr. Arie Havelaar talks to a full conference room during a seminar on camplyobacter.

EPI Symposium

Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) Symposium

The EPI gathered leprosy experts to lead discussions on the public health implications and response to the disease. Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, has seen a recent increase in cases that lack traditional factors.

A 3D illustration of the mycobacterium leprae bacteria, which is the causative agent of leprosy.

Research Day News Archive

event Calendar

Institutional Calendar

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  1. May 27

  2. Jun 19

  3. Jul 04

  4. Sep 02

  5. Oct 18