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HSP and Izmir Institute of Technology Conducted the Transboundary Zoonotic Diseases Symposium, Challenges and Opportunities in Turkey

October 18-20, 2019, HSP and Izmir Institute of Technology conducted the Transboundary Zoonotic Diseases Symposium, Challenges and Opportunities in Turkey.   More than 50 academics, clinicians, government representatives, researchers and students discussed migration and especially dangerous disease outbreaks, including Brucella, Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, High Pathogenic Avian Influenza, and other re-emerging diseases. In keeping with HSP’s interdisciplinary approach, the symposium held a special session on international collaboration, early career scientists, and bioethics.  The symposium yielded new collaborations on vaccine development technology, public-private partnership with Teknokants, and a laboratory biosecurity standardization working group.

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