Pandemics: overcoming COVID-19 and preparing for the future

CaixaResearch Conference
16 and 17 November 2021
On-line. Free

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November 16 - Day 1

Preliminary Agenda
  • Àngel Font
    Corporate Director of Research and Health, ”la Caixa” Foundation

    Robert Fabregat
    Director of Biocat

    Ventura Clotet
    Director of IrsiCaixa, ”la Caixa” Foundation AIDS Research Institute

    Antoni Plasència
    Director of ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute of Global Health

  • Maria Neira
    Director Environment, Climate Change and Health, WHO

  • Moderator:
    Roger Paredes, IrsiCaixa.

    Nathalie Strub-Vergouft
    Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Switzerland

    Jens Lundgren
    Rigshospitalet & University of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Sergio Carmona
    FIND, Switzerland

  • Moderator:
    Adolfo García Sastre, Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute of Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, USA.

    Mariano Esteban
    Centro Nacional de Biotecnología (CNB)-CSIC, Spain

    Clarissa Simas
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U. of London, UK

    Carolyn Reynolds
    Center for Strategic and International Studies, USA

  • Moderators:
    Denise Naniche & Julià Blanco.

    Adolfo García Sastre
    Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute of Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, USA

    Daniel Prieto Alambra
    University of Oxford, UK

    Elia Torroella Busquets
    HIPRA, Spain

November 17 - Day 2

Preliminary Agenda
  • Moderator:
    Julia Vergara

    Rachel Lowe
    LSTMH, UK

    Richard Kock
    Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK

    César Muñoz-Fontela
    Head of Research Group, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine

  • Moderator:
    Caterina Guinovart, ISGlobal

    Miguel Luengo-Oroz
    United Nations Global Pulse, Spain

    Carmen Cabezas
    Secretary for Public Health, Government of Catalunya, Spain

    Edna Bosire
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Georgetown University (USA) & College of Medicine (Malawi)

  • 14 - 15 h - Pitches.

    1. A vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 based on a recombinant Spike glycoprotein
    Jorge Carrillo
    IrsiCaixa, IRTA-CReSA, Barcelona Supercomputing Center

    2. Polymeric Nanoparticles for Targeted Vaccination Strategies
    Cristina Fornaguera
    Institut Químic de Sarrià, U. Ramon Llull

    3. Post-COVID-19 longevity study with senolytics
    Cayetano von Kobbe
    CBMSO, CSIC, U. Autónoma de Madrid, SenCell Therapeutics

    4. A diagnostic tool for SARS-CoV-2 detection
    Mercedes Montero
    qGenomics, ISGlobal

    5. Mosquito Alert
    Frederic Bartumeus
    CEAB-CSIC, UPF

     

    15 - 18 h - Meetings of projects & start-ups with investors/corporates.