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US-Georgia Partnership in Science​
 
US-Georgia Program-Development Workshop
On
HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Hepatitis
June 16-18, 2014; Tbilisi, Georgia 
 
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL AND CLOSED TO FURTHER ATTENDANCE!
#USGeorgiaISTC 
 
Co-Sponsors: 
International Science & Technology Center (ISTC)
Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs, Georgia
 
Organizers: 
USA - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), 
National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
 
In Partnership with
 
The Embassy of Georgia, Washington, D.C., USA
The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Tbilisi, Georgia
Infectious Diseases, AIDS and Clinical Immunology Research Center, Tbilisi, Georgia

Focus:  The focus of the workshop will be on HIV/AIDS, TB and Hepatitis (including HIV-TB and HIV-Hepatitis co-infections), in the context of Georgia and the region.  The workshop will address a variety of topics including epidemiology, prevention and control, treatment and cure; research tools such as genomics and bioinformatics.  Workshop will include invited talks and poster sessions.

Objectives:  The objectives for this workshop are to share current research findings and to foster existing and future research collaborations that engage investigators and institutions in Georgia and the United States.  Following this workshop, ISTC will launch a collaborative small-grants program to implement future research collaborations.

Participants:  The anticipated participants include researchers (all levels), government and public health officials, and representatives from academic and other public and private institutions.  Participants are anticipated primarily from countries within Georgia and the United States.
 
NOTE -   ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
Registered participants from Georgia and the United States will receive further information regarding the workshop.

Scientists interested in presenting a poster at the workshop should submit an abstract through this website.  Abstracts received within the submission deadline will be peer reviewed and accepted, based on merit and relevance to the workshop.  

Invited Speakers must also submit an abstract for their talks through this website.
 
Sponsors: This workshop will be sponsored by the International Science & Technology Center (ISTC) – a Multilateral Organization located in Kazakhstan, and by the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs (MOLHSA), Georgia.

Scientific Coordinators:  The scientific program is being developed by a joint Scientific Planning Committee, involving institutions from Georgia and the United States (U.S.).  The primary Georgian institutions involved are the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) and the Infectious Diseases, AIDS and Clinical Immunology Research Center (a.k.a. National AIDS Research Center).  The U.S. team involves the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); both NIAID/NIH and the CDC are agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The deadline for abstract submission will be Thursday, May 15, 2014.  Travel support may be available to selected speakers and poster presenters.  More information will be provided at a later date.

Periodically check this website for updated information.

If you have any questions, please email us at NIAID-Gworkshop@niaid.nih.gov . 
 
The Registration is Closed.

 The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators at HHS-sponsored conferences do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 

Last Updated March 27, 2014

Last Reviewed March 27, 2014