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Shannon Weiman
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Shannon Weiman earned her PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, specializing in microbiology and immunology. Prior to joining the Keystone Symposia team, she worked as a freelance writer for leaders in academic, industry and government research, including Stanford University’s Biomedical Innovation Initiative, the University of Colorado’s Biofrontiers Program, UCSF, the FDA and the American Society for Microbiology.

The Yin and Yang of Helminths: What We Learned in Cape Town

Helminths are master manipulators of the host immune system, enabling them to evade immune responses and vaccination strategies to cause chronic, debilitating infection.  Yet at the same time, these immunomodulatory capabilities can temper inflammatory...

Global Health Travel Award Winners Convene at Cell Death Meeting in Brazil

Last week in São Paulo, Brazil, researchers convened for the “Why So Many Ways to Die? Apoptosis, Necroptosis, Pyroptosis, and Beyond” meeting to discuss the latest research in cell death pathways, including roles in...
Daniel Neafsey - vector control

Breaking Research | Daniel Neafsey at “The Malaria Endgame” Meeting

Today, October 30th 2019, world leaders are convening in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss our best path forward in the war against malaria.  "The Malaria Endgame: Innovation in Therapeutics, Vector Control and Public Health...

Q&A on Cell Death with Keynote Speaker Kim Newton of Genentech

Cells have many paths to choose from in facing their demise. Apoptosis, necroptosis, pyroptosis, ferroptosis... the list is ever-increasing as we dig deeper into the mysteries of cell death.  All of these "-optosies" represent distinct...
Conferences Without Walls: MESA Correspondents’ Live Reporting

Conferences Without Walls: MESA Correspondents’ Live Reporting

It’s Sunday evening in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and four young career researchers are meeting each other face-to-face for the first time as MESA Correspondents to the 6th Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) Annual Conference.  Over...