The University of Paris-Saclay, University of Paris, and HESI are proud to announce a jointly-hosted online workshop on “Environmental, Genetic, and Social Determinants of Individual Susceptibility to Disease” on 13 December 2021. This exciting webinar will feature leading researchers who bring their cross-disciplinary approaches and perspectives to the many challenges at the intersection of biological, environmental, and societal influences on health outcome. The interactive format will allow for discussion across the speakers and for participants to submit questions.
2:00PM – 2:10PM
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Syril Pettit (HESI, Executive Director)
Xavier Coumoul (University de Paris, Vice President for Dissemination and Cultural Activities)
Rodolphe Fischmeister (University of Paris-Saclay, Vice-President for Research in Life Sciences)
2:10PM – 2:15PM
OBJECTIVES OF THE WORKSHOP
Robert Barouki (University of Paris), Marc Pallardy (University Paris-Saclay)
2:15PM – 3:45PM
FEATURED PRESENTATIONS AND PANEL DISCUSSION
(25 min speaker presentations + 5 min of clarifying questions)
3:45PM – 4:30PM
SPEAKER Q&A AND ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
Moderated by Robert Barouki, Marc Pallardy
About the Event Co-Organizers:
The Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to collaboratively identify and help to resolve global health and environmental challenges through the engagement of scientists from academia, government, industry, NGOs, and other strategic partners.
Université de Paris (UP) aims to build a unique university community by developing its ambition for international excellence paired with a strong commitment to monitoring its impact on its national and local environments. Fostering partnerships with the local, national and international universities and institutes, the university encourages its staff to work for and with their surrounding environment and consider Europe as a privileged framework for developing their academic activities. The “Environmental, Genetic and Social Determinants of Individual Susceptibility to Disease” webinar illustrates UP’s desire to develop interdisciplinarity covering
its 3 main faculties, health, science and social sciences.
The University Paris-Saclay offers a complete range of training programs from the Bachelor’s to the PhD level, as well as engineering degrees. Located south of Paris, the University Paris-Saclay benefits from a strategic geographic and socio-economic position with a high international visibility. A leading-edge university with a strong scientific focus and outstanding reputation in mathematics and physics, as well as in the fields of biological and medical sciences, agriculture and engineering, in conjunction with a strong emphasis on the humanities and social sciences. The “Environmental, Genetic and Social Determinants of Individual Susceptibility to Disease” webinar is in the heart of objectives of University Paris-Saclay dedicated “to health and well-being.”