How Transdisciplinary Science Can Reduce Pandemic Risk: A Discussion with Dr. Jonna Mazet

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Dr. Jonna Mazet, Director of the UC Davis One Health Institute and USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats PREDICT Project, will be the featured guest for the Institute for Global Health Sciences Grand Rounds conversation on Monday, December 11 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The event will take place in Mission Hall, Room 1401 on the Mission Bay Campus at UCSF.

Dr. Mazet is a leader in the development and application of One Health methods for the advancement of global health problem solving, especially the understanding of emerging infectious diseases, including viruses of pandemic potential and pathogens like tuberculosis. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Professor of Epidemiology and Disease Ecology at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

Monday’s conversation, which will be hosted by IGHS Director Jaime Sepulveda and Global Health MS student Andrea Nickerson, will touch on past disease outbreaks and Dr. Mazet’s work with the PREDICT Project. She will also describe the potential impact of the Global Virome Project, which aims to detect the majority of the planet’s unknown viral threats in 10 years. The event will go from 4:30-5:30 p.m. with light snacks and a reception to follow. Don't miss this excellent discussion! 

Monday, December 11th
4:30-5:30 p.m. (Reception to follow)
Mission Bay Campus, UCSF
Mission Hall, Room 1401