Vaccines: From Discovery to Disease Control
Speaker: Adel Mahmoud, Princeton University
Department: Electrical Engineering
Location: Engineering Quadrangle J201
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Vaccine discovery was historically based on observational science but contributed significantly to the global effort to control infectious diseases. In recent decades, a new wave of discoveries resulted in molecularly well-characterized candidate vaccines which pave the way to further scientific developments and significant impact on human health. In a contrast, the global reach of vaccines still represents a major set of challenges.
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