Cali, Colombia - October 24-26, 2017 - Cali Marriott Hotel

Pathogens continue to threaten global health, causing millions of deaths yearly and producing significant economic loss. Emerging infections present in many forms, as seasonal influenza, which kills millions of people every year, to the violently fatal hemorrhagic fevers caused by the Ebola virus, which has a 90% case fatality rate in humans. The contagiousness virulence of many microbes has raised concerns about the possibility of their intentional use to harm humans, livestock and crops. Because of the relevance of these diseases many which are poorly known, this event seeks to congregate researchers in the forefront of innovation for pathogen discovery and the development of countermeasures against them.