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December 1, 2008
SECEBT supports the 2009 Conference on Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)

The University of Georgia is pleased to announce the 7th annual Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Workshops and Conference, following previous years' events at Penn State, Emory, Colorado State and Cornell. Please mark the dates and join us in Athens, GA for the workshops (May 17-20) and conference (May 20-23).

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January 31, 2008
Research Grants on Key Southeastern Regional Issues in Emerging Biologic Threats
SECEBT announces availablity of funds to support pilot research and seed grants to address emerging and re-emerging biologic threats of the Southeastern Region.
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May 5, 2006
"From Planning to Action - Critical Issues in Responding to Pandemic Influenza"
Experts, public health officials and academicians from eight Southeastern states discuss high-priority unresolved pandemic influenza planning issues.
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January 17, 2006
Emory Project Aims to Increase Flu Vaccination Among Health Care Workers
Patients count on their healthcare providers to lead the way in modeling disease prevention, yet annual flu vaccination rates for healthcare workers are typically less than 45 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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November 9, 2005
SECEBT Holds Nov. 10 Meeting on Pandemic Flu at Emory
The Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT) will hold a workshop on "Pandemic Influenza Planning: The Reality of Implementation in the Southeast," on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Emory Conference Center at Emory University. The Conference Center is located at 1615 Clifton Rd., Atlanta.
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June 7, 2005
UTHSC Hosts National Flu Vaccine Conference
Memphis, Tennessee (June 7, 2005) – The National Flu Vaccine Conference being held in Memphis June 17th is drawing healthcare leaders from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and major pharmaceutical companies.
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November 16, 2004
Food & Waterborne Infectious Disease Threats
ATLANTA—National and international experts in the prevention, control, and treatment of food and waterborne infectious disease threats will share their knowledge, identify best practices for preventing disease, and develop research strategies for the Southeastern region at a day-long symposium hosted by Emory University and the Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats. The symposium will be held Wednesday, November 16 at the Emory Conference Center.
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November 15, 2004
SECEBT Presents Symposium on Food & Waterborne Infectious Disease Threats
National and international experts in the prevention, control, and treatment of food and waterborne infectious disease threats will share their knowledge, identify best practices for preventing disease, and develop research strategies for the Southeastern region at a day-long symposium hosted by Emory University and the Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats. The symposium will be held Wednesday, November 16 at the Emory Conference Center.
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February 3, 2004
SECEBT Receives Nearly $1 Million in Federal Funding

Regional Partnership Led by Emory University Combines Expertise of Academic Medical Centers, State Health Departments, and Federal Agencies receives a new one-year federal grant.

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January 27, 2004
Pandemic Influenza: Addressing an Unrelenting Threat
National experts in the prevention, control, and treatment of influenza from public health, medicine, and government will address the continuing threat of a flu pandemic at a day-long symposium hosted by Emory University and the Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats. The symposium will be held Wednesday, January 28, 2004 at the Emory Conference Center.
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August 1, 2002
Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats
ATLANTA -- Leading research institutions and public health programs throughout the Southeast are joining forces in a new Southeastern Center for Emerging Biologic Threats (SECEBT).

The initiating partners are Emory University’s Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center and collaborators within the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Medical College of Georgia, Morehouse School of Medicine, the University of Florida, the University of Georgia, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Other significant partners are expected to come on board over the next few weeks and months.
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