UC Davis/University of Brasília Symposium

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Brasília, Brazil

UC Davis/University of Brasília Symposium

The UC Davis/University of Brasília Symposium on September 11, 2019, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (local time), at the University of Brasília in Brazil brings together faculty and researchers for an interdisciplinary conference.

Welcome Address

Magnifica Reitora Márcia Abrahão Moura

University of Brasília

Plenary Speaker

Reception of odorants, DEET, and carbon dioxide in mosquitoes

Walter S. Leal 

Distinguished Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
College of Biological Sciences

UC Davis

Roundtable Discussion

Roundtable discussion on the topic of internationalization


Panfilo Marquez

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy


Connecting UC Davis to the World

Michael Lazzara

Associate Vice Provost of Academic Programs, Global Affairs
Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
College of Letters and Science
UC Davis

Internationalization of the University of Brasília

Adalene Moreira Silva

University of Brasília

Reaching out with PrInt

Heloísa C. Hollnagel and Andréa C. Vieira

Directorate of International Relationships, CAPES

Scientific Program

Pyoderma Gangrenosum- new diagnostic guidelines and insights to its pathophysiology

Mining the psoriasis transcriptome- new discoveries from old datasets

Emanual Maverakis

Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology
School of Medicine

UC Davis

Advances in plant molecular foundries

Karen McDonald

Department of Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering

Mechanisms to maintain a stable genome: Tales of homologous recombination and BRCA2 (recorded)

Wolf-Dietrich Heyer

Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
College of Biological Sciences

Advances in field measurements and modelling of of ecosytem-atmosphere exchange

Kyaw Tha Paw U

Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

UC Davis

Closing Remarks

Laila S. Espindola

University of Brasília
Coordinator of ArboControl

More Information

Please contact Walter S. Leal (wsleal@ucdavis.edu), Distinguished Professor in the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, with any questions or for more information. 

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