World TB Day Symposium
Commemorating the Discovery of TB Bacillus
Thursday, 22 March 2012 – Friday, 23 March 2012
Boston University/Boston Medical Center/The National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories is honored to host the World TB Day Symposium on 22-23 March 2012 to commemorate the day in 1882 when Robert Koch discovered the TB bacillus. Sponsored by the Potts Memorial Foundation, this two-day Symposium is an opportunity for you to convene with your peers from the area and share insights and progress in the fight against Tuberculosis.
The two-day Symposium will cover advances in Global and Translational Sciences, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Host Response and Pathogen Biology.
*The last day to Register is Friday, 16 March 2012.*
Best wishes and we look forward to seeing you in Boston 22-23 March 2012!
Symposium Committee Members,
Kathleen McDonough, PhD – Wadsworth Center
Marila Gennaro, MD – Public Health Research Institute
Andrea Cooper, PhD – Trudeau Institute
Igor Kramnik, PhD – Boston University
Jerrold Ellner, MD – Boston University
For Your Reference
Accommodations are available at the Hampton Inn for the reduced rate of $109 per night plus tax. The Hampton Inn is located at 811 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, an approximate 5 minute walk to the meeting site. Please book your reservation using the link below:
For any questions regarding the Symposium, please contact:
Rachelle L. Joseph