* 19 December 2011, 17.15-18h

Tuberculosis active and passive case detection in sites across Papua New Guinea

Lecturer: Serej Ley, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 12 December 2011, 17.15-18h

New tools to study the epidemiology of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease

Lecturer: Katharina Röltgen, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 5 December 2011, 17.15-18h

Population genetics of Plasmodium vivax in Papua New Guinea

Lecturer: Christian Knöpfli, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

1 December 2011, 16-17h - EPH Guest Seminar

Lung cancer and indoor air pollution in Xuan Wei, China

Lecturer: Dr. Roel Vermeulen, Environmental Epidemiology Division, Institure for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 1

30 November 2011, 13-14h - EPH Guest Seminar

Biomarkers in lung disease

Lecturer: Dr. Stefano Guerra, Arizona Respiratory Center, University of Arizona, USA, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 3

* 28 November 2011, 17.15-18h

Prevalence of suspected cholangiocarcinoma in individuals infected with Opisthorchis viverrini, Saravan, Lao PDR

Lecturer: Phonepasong Soukhathammavong, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 21 November 2011, 17.15-18h

Health risks related to the use of wastewater and excreta in agriculture and aquaculture in Northern Vietnam

Lecturer: Phuc Pham-Duc Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 14 November 2011, 17.15-18h

Integrated management of childhood illnesses: safety of new algorithm aimed at rational use of antimalarials and antibiotics and based on mobile phone support

Lecturer: Clotilde Rambaud & Armani Shao, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

Seminars 2011

14 November 2011, 14-15h - EPH Guest Seminar

Air quality modeling: applications and developments at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Lecturer: Dr. Oriol Jorba, Earth Sciences Department of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 3

9 November 2011, 11-12h - EPH Guest Seminar

Low Dose Ionizing Radiation changes the Human Sex Odds (SO) at Birth: Nuclear Weapon Tests- Chernobyl- Nuclear Facilities

Lecturer: Dr. Hagen Scherb, Helmholtz Centre Munich (HMGU), Germany
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 1

* 7 November 2011, 17.15-18h

Neurasthenia spectrum disorders: Clinical cultural epidemiology in Pune, India

Lecturer: Vasudeo P. Paralikar, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 31 October 2011, 17.15-18h

Social and cultural determinants of oral cholera vaccine acceptance in Zanzibar

Lecturer: Christian Schätti, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 24 October 2011, 17.15-18h

Mobile phone use and brain tumors in children and adolescents: a multicenter case-control study

Lecturer: Denis Aydin, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 17 October 2011, 17.15-18h

The genome of the heartworm Dirofilaria immitis

Lecturer: Christelle Godel, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 26 September 2011, 17.15-18h

Intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy and antenatal care in practice: A study from the Kilombero Valley

Lecturer: Karin Gross, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 19 September 2011, 17.15-18h

Accelerating the impact of new health interventions

Lecturer: Alan Brooks, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

6 September 2011, 15-16h - EPH Guest Seminar

Combining Satellite Aerosol measurements with land use regression for spatio-temporal modeling of particle concentrations with applications to mortality and hospital admissions

Lecturer: Dr. Joel Schwartz, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

1 September 2011, 14-15h - EPH Guest Seminar

The PsyCoLaus Study - Association between psychiatric and cardiovascular diseases

Lecturer: Martin Preisig, CHUV Lausanne
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 1

11 August 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

Population based air pollution exposure assessment in Switzerland - where do we stay?

Lecturer: Harish Phuleria, Swiss TPH
Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

30 June 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

The Swiss National Cohort Study: potentials and limitations

Lecturer: Matthias Egger, University of Bern
Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

20 June 2011, 15-16h - EPH Guest Seminar

Hypotheses on the pathways between particulate matter and atherosclerosis

Lecturer: Barbara Hoffman, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 2

* 30 Mai 2011, 17.15-18h

The risk factors for epilepsy treatment gap and non-adherence to anti-epileptic drugs in Kilifi, Kenya

Lecturer: Caroline Mbuba, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 23 Mai 2011, 17.15-18h

Implementation of intermittent preventive treatment (IPTi) for malaria in infants in PNG: Context & challenges

Lecturer: Nicolas Senn, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 16 Mai 2011, 17.15-18h

Molecular monitoring of HIV drug resistance in Ifakara, Tanzania

Lecturer: Pax Masimba, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

12 Mai 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

Occupational exposures to ultrafine and nanoparticles

Lecturer: Michael Riediker, Institute for Work and Health, Lausanne
Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 2 Mai 2011, 17.15-18h

Cornerstones of collaborative success and sustainable value creation in public private partnerships within the healthcare sector

Lecturer: Anna Erat, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

28 April 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

Knowledge Translation-The Bumpy Road from Research to Policy

Lecturer: Tikki Pang, WHO Geneva
Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 18 April 2011, 17.15-18h

Health social science research at WHO/TDR: History, Trends and Perspectives

Lecturer: Johannes Sommerfeld, WHO/TDR

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 11 April 2011, 17.15-18h

Mycobacterium ulcerans disease and treatment: a histopathological perspective

Lecturer: Theresa Ruf, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 21 March 2011, 17.15-18h

A new look at an old problem: child sexual abuse in Switzerland

Lecturer: Meichum Mohler-Kuo, ISPM University of Zürich

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

17 March 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

Implicit assumptions in common misinterpretations of significance

Lecturer: Leonhard Held, University of Zürich
Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 7 March 2011, 17.15-18h

Progress in the discovery of antischistosomal and fasciocidal drugs

Lecturer: Theresia Manneck and Urs Duthaler, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

* 28 Februar 2011, 17.15-18h

Characterization of a novel antimalarial lead compound from Actelion Ltd

Lecturer: Ralf Brunner, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

17 February 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

Single dose? Triple dose? Combination therapy? Integrated control? Intestinal helminth treatment and control strategies

Lecturer: Peter Steinenmann, Swiss TPH
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 1

* 21 Februar 2011, 17.15-18h

Transcriptional regulation of virulence gene families in Plasmodium falciparum

Lecturer: Kathrin Witmer, Swiss TPH

Location: Swiss TPH, Lecture Room 1

3 February 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

Are school-based physical activity interventions effective at increasing health in children

Lecturer: Susi Kriemler, Swiss TPH
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 1

13 January 2011, 11-12h - EPH Thursday Seminar

Effects of environmental noise on sleep quality and awakening reactions - an overview of current findings

Lecturer: Marc Brink, ETH Zürich
Location: Swiss TPH, Seminar Room 3