Visiting researcher - Dr Tedjo Sasmono (Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Jakarta) to present on the molecular epidemiology of dengue in Indonesia

Start date and time

Wednesday 28 August 2019


Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)

Dr Tedjo Sasmono, Head of the Dengue Research Unit at the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology in Jakarta, will be giving a seminar on Wednesday 28th August from 12-1pm in Lecture Theatre 1.D.05 at Sighthill.

The title of the talk, organised by Professor Peter Barlow, is "Molecular Epidemiology of Dengue in Indonesia” but he will also be touching on his work with Zika virus and Chikungunya virus. All three of these pathogens are associated with serious morbidity and mortality in a number of countries around the world, and critically, have limited treatment options.