What an amazing crowd at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students! I gave a plenary about how poverty and deforestation can lead to emerging diseases like Ebola and the politics and science of the troublesome endemic diseases they can become, such as malaria. The audience, of several thousand, was wonderfully receptive and enthusiastic. I wish I’d had more time to take questions afterward! Here’s some Twitter feedback from the crowd.
@soniashah it was a true honor and privilege to hear you speak. I study placental malaria and I can appreciate everything you have done.
— Young Bodhisattva (@viriyaakarunaa) November 16, 2014
Thanks to all for a lovely experience.