Jan Vinjé, Ph.D., is head of the National Calicivirus Laboratory and Director of CaliciNet in the Division of Viral Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Vinjé received his Ph.D. at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, in 1999. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship and an appointment as research assistant professor at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, he joined CDC in 2006. Over the past 10 years, he has served on program advisory committees from several European research projects (FP6, FP7). He has served as technical expert on the norovirus subcommittee of the National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods and is the chair of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses study groups on Caliciviridae. He is currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Microbiology and associate editor of the journal Food and Environmental Virology, and he serves as an ad hoc reviewer for multiple high-impact journals. Dr. Vinjé has published over 200 peer-reviewed publications and several book chapters. His research interests include all aspects of viral gastrointestinal disease, including detection, characterization, and prevention and control of norovirus infections.
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Thursday, October 22, 2020
3:45pm – 5:00pm EDT