Deputy CMO to speak at ECS Research Symposium - News & Features

15 January 2018
Deputy CMO to speak at ECS Research Symposium

The Early Career Scientists (ECS) and the Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) are delighted to announce that Jonathan Van-Tam MBE, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England will be one of the keynote speakers at the ECS Research Symposium on Wednesday 28 March 2018.

Professor Van-Tam is a world-leading epidemiologist and Professor of Health Protection at the University of Nottingham. He’s a globally-recognised expert on the ‘flu virus and other respiratory viruses including epidemiology, transmission and vaccines.

From 2004 he’s been an advisor to the World Health Organization on preparations for pandemics and response to outbreaks and from 2010 was leader of a WHO Collaborating Centre for Pandemic Influenza and Research based at the University of Nottingham.

The Early Career Scientists 7th Annual Research Symposium will be held at the University of Birmingham with a focus on Epidemiology and Infection Control. The symposium will bring together microbiologists, epidemiologists, public health researchers, academics, practitioners, early career scientists and undergraduate students. The symposium is a forum for those who wish to exchange and share experiences, ideas and research on all aspects of epidemiology and infection control.