2010 Bern

The inaugural meeting was organized by the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) and took place at the Haus der Universität of the University of Bern on Friday, 28 May 2010 (Flyer).

09:00 Welcome address
09:15 Inter-species transmission dynamics and economics of infectious disease
Prof. Dr. Jakob Zinsstag
Human and Animal Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute , Basel, Switzerland
09:50 Vaccination rates at school entry explain the heterogeneity in the occurrence of measles epidemics in Germany
Dipl. stat. Michaela Paul
Biostatistics, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
10:25 Coffee break
10:50 Evolutionary systems biology of HIV drug resistance
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bonhoeffer
Theoretical Biology, Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
11:40 Optimizing infectious disease interventions during an emerging epidemic
Dr. Jacco Wallinga
Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven and Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Evolutionary epidemiology of HIV
Prof. Dr. Christophe Fraser
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK
14:50 Transmission of HIV among Swiss MSM
Dr. Beatriz Vidondo
Division of Communicable Diseases, Swiss Federal Office for Public Health, Bern, Switzerland
15:20 Coffee break
15:50 Simulation modeling of malaria epidemiology and control
Prof. Dr. Tom Smith
Biostatistics and Computational Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute , Basel, Switzerland
16:30 Efficacy of screening interventions to control Chlamydia trachomatis transmission
Janneke Heijne, Msc
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Switzerland
17:00 Closing address
17:15 Apéro