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An interdisciplinary approach to biosurveillance and understanding spillover from bats (ID Epi Seminar Series)

2022/02/24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Presented by Wanda Markotter, Professor at the University of Pretoria Centre for Viral Zoonoses. Register for the event here.

Prof. Wanda Markotter is the Director of the Centre for Viral Zoonoses, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria. She occupies two research chairs: DSI-NRF South African Research Chair in “Infectious Diseases of Animals ” (Zoonoses) and a chair in People, Health and Places at the Future Africa Institute. Her interdisciplinary research programme focusing on bat pathogens and the risk of spill over in Africa. In 2021 she was appointed as the co-chair of the One Health High Level expert panel (OHHLEP) advising the WHO, OIE, FAO and UNEP.

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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm