Adventures in Microbe Hunting

W. Ian Lipkin, MD delivered an exciting lecture entitled “Adventures in Microbe Hunting” at Columbia University on October 10, 2012. Drawing on personal experiences in pathogen discovery, surveillance and outbreak response, Dr. Lipkin impressed the audience with his lecture on the science and methodology of identifying new pathogens, one of the fastest evolving areas in public health. Dr. Lipkin’s breakthrough techniques have enabled him to identify more than 500 previously unknown viruses. Dr. Lipkin is a John Snow Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Columbia Center for Infection and Immunity.

The theme of the 2012-2013 Grand Rounds monthly lecture series was “Linking Science to Public Health Policy and Practice.”

Speaker: W. Ian Lipkin, MD, Director, Center for Infection and Immunity and John Snow Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

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