Bioterrorism, Pandemics and Vaccines

January 26, 2009

Harold Washington Library
400 South State Street, Chicago, IL, United States


As bio-defense issues regarding infectious disease become more complicated in the United States, so do developments for preventive vaccines. What possibilities are there to prevent catastrophic outbreaks and treat disease?

Olaf Schneewind, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Great Lakes Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research, led a panel discussion on the challenges of infectious disease research, and the urgent need for dynamic national policies and evolving solutions.

Speaker: Olaf Schneewind MD, PhD – Chair of Microbiology at the U of C and Principal Investigator of the Great Lakes Regional Center of Excellence (GLRCE) & Panel TBD

Location: Harold Washington Library: 400 S. State Street, Chicago, IL. 60605 (312) 747-4300 – Cindy Pritzker Auditorium