Pandemic Family Festival
Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 am - 4 pm | Piazza
The Academy’s Animal Health Department
Meet the team that keeps our 38,000 live animals healthy and happy—from African penguins and rainforest birds to tropical reef fishes and invertebrates.
Learn how this student-led group from UC Berkeley trains graduate students to provide support for state and local health departments during outbreaks and other public health emergencies.
University of California, San Francisco, Chiu Lab
Learn about microarrays and next-generation sequencing technology to diagnose infections from outbreak viruses such as ebolavirus and titi monkey adenovirus. Learn about how these viruses "jump" from animals to humans. Get updated on the current status of and research efforts related to 2014 West Africa ebolavirus outbreak. Put on some PPE (personal protective equipment)!
National Park Service Office of Public Health
Meet Lt. Tara Carolfi from the NPS Office of Public Health to learn more about public initiatives that encourage active lifestyles through exploration of our parks and protection of animal health.
San Francisco Department of Public Health and San Francisco Immunization Coalition
Do you know the difference between flu facts and flu myths? Test your knowledge and learn how to reduce your chances of getting the flu.
San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District
Discover more about mosquito-borne diseases, and how San Mateo County monitors, takes preventative measures, and controls mosquitos.
The Skoll Global Threats Fund, Pandemics Team
Skoll believes that global threats require a collective response. Use a black light glow powder to see how diseases spread through touch, and learn what you can do to stop the spread of disease.
Stanford Sophomore College – Viruses in the News
Curious about the forms viruses take and the functions their structures serve? Join Dr. Robert Siegel, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and his undergraduate students to learn about, view, and create three-dimensional models of viruses.
Wildlife and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Join the Academy’s Dr. Shannon Bennett and Maxine Zylberberg for "Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Viruses and Other Microbes!"—an informal talk.
California Emerging Infections Program
CEIP is an invaluable national resource for the surveillance, prevention, and control of emerging infectious diseases. Learn about and test your knowledge of pertussis.