Amadou Alpha Sall

Bio:Dr Amadou A. Sall is a virologist and has a PhD in Public Health. He received his scientific education at Universities Paul Sabatier at Toulouse, Paris Orsay and Pierre et Marie Curie in France. He has also visited several laboratories for his training including Institut Pasteur in Paris, France; Institute of Virology and environmental medicine in Oxford, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Center for tropical disease at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, United States of America (USA) and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York, USA. From 2002 to 2004, Dr Sall worked in Cambodia as Head of the viral hepatitis laboratory at the Institut Pasteur Cambodia. From 2010 to 2011, he worked as a Visiting Research Scientist at the Center for Infection and Immunity at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York, USA, on pathogen discovery. He is currently Head of the Arboviruses and viral haemorrhagic fever unit, Director of the WHO Collaborating Center and Director of the Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Senegal, which belongs to the Institut Pasteur International Network. His research focuses primarily on diagnostics, ecology and evolution of arboviruses and viral haemorrhagic fevers. Dr Sall has published more than 100 papers and book chapters and has given more than 150 scientific communications at international meetings. Dr Sall is a member of several WHO expert groups, including the Global Outbreak and Alert Response Network and the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization. He has also worked as a consultant for the World Organisation for Animal Health.
Address:Institut Pasteur, Dakar
SN - Senegal

Last update: Monday, August 5, 2013
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