Seminar 17: Early Detection of Outbreaks Using Feature-based Time Series Classification for Risk-misjudgment Reduction

Speaker: Shan Gao

Date | Time: Feb 1, 2024 | 11:00-12:00 EST

Organized by the OMNI-RÉUNIS HQP Organizing Committee – Dr. Joseph Baafi (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador), Sanaz Gholizadeh (York University), Shivika Adhwaryu (York University) and IT support by Steven Chen (York University)

OMNI-RÉUNIS Super Spreader Seminar Series by Dr. Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima

Speaker: Dr. Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima

Date | Time: Jan 18, 2024 | 11:00-12:00 EST

Organized by the OMNI-RÉUNIS HQP Organizing Committee – Dr. Joseph Baafi (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador), Dr. Suzan Farhang Sardroodi (University of Manitoba), Dr. Shivdeep Singh Hayer (University of Guelph), Dr. Jeta Molla (York University), Dr. Pei Yuan (York University), Sanaz Gholizadeh (York University), Shivika Adhwaryu (York University) and IT support by Steven Chen (York University)

Seminar 15: Mathematical modelling of the first HIV/ZIKV co-infection cases in Colombia and Brazil

Speaker: Jhoana P. Romero-Leiton

Date | Time: Dec 14, 2023 | 11:00-12:00 EST

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Organized by the OMNI-RÉUNIS HQP Organizing Committee – Dr. Joseph Baafi (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador), Dr. Suzan Farhang Sardroodi (University of Manitoba), Dr. Shivdeep Singh Hayer (University of Guelph), Dr. Jeta Molla (York University), Dr. Pei Yuan (York University), Sanaz Gholizadeh (York University), Shivika Adhwaryu (York University) and IT support by Steven Chen (York University)

Seminar 14: Source Tracking of Sporadic Infections – Exemplified with Salmonella and Campylobacter

Seminar 14: Source Tracking of Sporadic Infections – Exemplified with Salmonella and Campylobacter

Speaker: Maja Lykke Brinch

Date | Time: Nov 2, 2023 | 11:00-12:00 EST

Organized by the OMNI-RÉUNIS HQP Organizing Committee – Dr. Joseph Baafi (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador), Dr. Suzan Farhang Sardroodi (University of Manitoba), Dr. Shivdeep Singh Hayer (University of Guelph), Dr. Jeta Molla (York University), Dr. Pei Yuan (York University), Sanaz Gholizadeh (York University), Shivika Adhwaryu (York University) and IT support by Steven Chen (York University)

Dr. Huaiping Zhu, OMNI-RÉUNIS Director and Principal Investigator, was invited to join the 'One Health' journal as Co-Editor-in-Chief!

We are delighted to announce that our OMNI-RÉUNIS Director and Principal Investigator, Dr. Huaiping Zhu, was invited to take on the role of Co-Editor-in-Chief for the ‘One Health’ journal. This journal serves as the official publication of the International Federation for Tropical Medicine

The mission of One Health journal is to provide a platform for rapid communication of high-quality scientific knowledge on inter- and intra-species pathogen transmission, bringing together leading experts in virology, bacteriology, parasitology, mycology, vectors and vector-borne diseases, tropical health, veterinary sciences, pathology, immunology, food safety, mathematical modelling, epidemiology, public health research and emergency preparedness. 

The journal operates on a Gold Open Access model, and a fee is payable on acceptance of the paper. For detailed information, please refer to the guide for authors.

Submissions in the following categories are welcome:

  • Virology
  • Bacteriology
  • Parasitology
  • Mycology
  • Vectors and vector-borne diseases
  • Co-infections and co-morbidities
  • Disease spatial surveillance
  • Modeling
  • Tropical Health
  • Discovery
  • Ecosystem Health
  • Public Health
OMNI-RÉUNIS Co-Director Dr. Hélène Carabin Elected as Member of the US National Academy of Medicine

We’re thrilled to announce that Dr. Hélène Carabin, our OMNI-RÉUNIS Co-Director and a professor at the University of Montreal’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and School of Public Health, has been elected to the prestigious US National Academy of Medicine (NAM) during their annual meeting on October 9. This is a tremendous honour in the fields of health and medicine, recognizing individuals with remarkable professional achievements and societal engagement.
 
Dr. Carabin is one of the very select groups of foreign experts to receive this honour among the 100 new members this year, including 10 from outside the United States. She joins 21 Canadians and 5 Quebecers who have been elected to NAM in the past and is the first affiliated with the University of Montreal.
 
Her work revolves around promoting “One Health,” emphasizing the interconnectedness of human, animal, and environmental health. As the Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology and One Health, she conducts research to understand and control zoonotic diseases, contributing to a broader awareness of the One Health concept. Congratulations to Dr. Hélène for this extraordinary achievement! To learn more, please visit the official page.

OMNI RÉUNIS SSSS 13

Seminar 13 Title: Minimizing airborne transmission routes in indoor public spaces using a combined spatio-temporal risk model and computational fluid dynamics approaches.

Speaker: Dr. Marina Freire-Gormaly

Date | Time: Oct 16, 2023 | 11:00-12:00 EST

Thank you for joining us!

Organized by the OMNI-RÉUNIS HQP Organizing Committee – Dr. Joseph Baafi (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador), Dr. Suzan Farhang Sardroodi (University of Manitoba), Dr. Shivdeep Singh Hayer (University of Guelph), Dr. Jeta Molla (York University), Dr. Pei Yuan (York University), Sanaz Gholizadeh (York University), Shivika Adhwaryu (York University) and IT support by Steven Chen (York University)

Participate in a Qualitative Research Study on One-Health Data Portal: Understanding User Needs and Expectations

Check out our research page for details!

Thank you, and we look forward to learning from you!

Organized by the OMNI-RÉUNIS members – Dr. Bouchra Narsi (University of Montréal), Dr. Jane Parmley (University of Guelph), Dr. Kamal Raj Acharya (University of Guelph) and Shivika Adhwaryu (York University).

Register for the next Super Spreader Seminar Series on April 6, 11:00-12:00 EDT

Check out our Super Spreader Seminar Series page for details!

Thank you for joining us!

Organized by the OMNI-RÉUNIS HQP Organizing Committee – Dr. Joseph Baafi (Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador), Dr. Suzan Farhang Sardroodi (University of Manitoba), Dr. Shivdeep Singh Hayer (University of Guelph), Dr. Jeta Molla (York University), Dr. Pei Yuan (York University), and IT support by Steven Chen (York University)