ASLM2014 Conference Co-Chair, Dr. Amadou A. Sall

Amadou-150X150Dr. Amadou A. Sall is currently the Head of the Arboviruses and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Unit, Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre and member of the governing board at Institut Pasteur de Dakar. He is also the founder and director of the international course on “arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fever diagnosis, prevention, control and outbreak management” organised by Institut Pasteur Dakar in partnership with AMP, Ministry of Health of Senegal and Cheikh Anta Diop University. Dr. 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.

Dr. Sall’s research focused primarily on ecology and evolution of arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fever; diagnostics of the latter viruses are a priority in his laboratory. He has published more than 60 papers and book chapters and has given more than 80 scientific presentations in international meetings.