This page includes some of the recorded live presentations from the 2nd International Remote Conference: Science and Society

Day 1 (Saturday, January 28, 2017)

For further details, please view our abstract booklet 

Opening Ceremony – Introduction and Welcome from BSI
Dr. Eleanor Fish
Toronto, Canada

Keynote – Antiretroviral Treatment of Acute HIV Infection and Prospects for a Functional Cure
Dr. Thumbi Ndung’u
University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Choosing Wisely – A Global Initiative Addressing Resource Stewardship in Medicine
Anastasiya Muntyanu
Ottawa, Canada

Microbial Contaminants Isolated from Items and Work Surfaces in the Post-Operative Ward at Kawolo General Hospital, Uganda
Ivan Sserwadda
Kampala, Uganda

The Expression Analysis of N-Myristoyltansferase (NMT) Isozymes in the Pumwani Commercial Sex Worker Cohort, Nairobi, Kenya
Daniel Udenwobele
Winnipeg, Canada

Risk Factors of Periventricular Leukomalacia in Singleton Infants Born from 23 to 26 Weeks’ Gestation
Emilia Surzyn
Poznan, Poland

Intrinsic 4-1BB Signals are Indispensable for the Establishment of an Influenza-Specific Tissue-Resident Memory CD8 T Cell Population in the Lung
Angela Zhou
Toronto, Canada

Assessment of Antibodies Response Against Malaria Infection After Treatment with ACT in Children and Adults Living in Malaria Hyperendemic Area of Burkina Faso
Fatima Thiombiano
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Day 2 (Sunday, January 29, 2017)

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Keynote – From Bone Loss to Breast Cancer
Dr. Josef Penninger
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria

Mechanism of Transport and Intracellular Target of Gliostem: Novel Technology for Near-Immediate Detection of Glioblastoma-Derived Stem Cell-Like Cells
Aileen Gracias
Stockholm, Sweden

Targeted Photodynamic Pre-Treatment as a Novel Strategy to Enhance Tumour Nanoparticle Accumulation
Marta Overchuk
Toronto, Canada

Anticancer Mechanism of a Soybean Derived Phytoestrogen Revealed by Development of an Innovative Study Model
Swarnendra Singh
New Delhi, India

IKKbeta Kinase as a Therapeutic Target for Lung Tumour-Initiating Cells Induced by the KRAS Oncogene
Felipe Silva Rodrigues
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Low Prevalence of Laboratory-Confirmed Malaria in Clinically Diagnosed Adult Women in the Central Region of Uganda
Sergey Yagorov
University of Toronto, Canada

Assessing Community Health in Sugoi, Kenya: A Community Based Education/Services Descriptive Study
Pavanraj Chana
Eldoret, Kenya

Explaining the Unexplained: Neuronal Endogenous Retrovirus-K Protein Deposition in ALS
Mamneet Manghera
Winnipeg, Canada

INSL5 and RXFP4 in the Immune System
Brett Vahkal
Winnipeg, Canada

Case Study: Finding Out the Effect of Anti-Retroviral Therapy on Hematological Indices
Affecting HIV Adults Attending Immunosuppression Clinic in Entebbe
Gloria Ingabire
Entebbe, Uganda

Closing Ceremony – Awards and Acknowledgements
Dr. Eleanor Fish
Toronto, Canada