2013 Annual Conference

MosquitoUniversity of Puerto Rico – Medical Sciences Campus

September 21, 2013

Join us for the 2013 Annual Conference of the Caribbean Division of the
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

GamboaThe theme for this year’s Conference is Infectious Diseases in the Tropics
with keynote presentations by the recipient of the 2012 Elsevier Foundation
Award for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, Dr. Dionicia Gamboa of Universidad Cayetano Heredia in Peru and also from Dr. Gilberto Santiago from the CDC Dengue Branch in Puerto Rico.

The program will feature sessions on Dengue Mosquitoes conducted by the Puerto Rico CDC Office and another session on Fungal Pathogens by Dr. José Pérez Jiménez of the University of Turabo.

The conference will be held at the School of Health Profession at the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico on Saturday 21st of September 2013, starting at 8:00 am. No registration fee.

Scientists of all areas, Science teachers of all levels, students of all ages, and
the community at large are encouraged to participate.

Contact:  Dr. Abel Baerga Ortiz (abel.baerga@upr.edu)

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