The Deans of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and UCLA School of Medicine meet at the first Zoobiquity Conference 2011

The Deans of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and UCLA School of Medicine meet at the first Zoobiquity Conference 2011

Accelerating biomedical innovation through collaboration between leaders in human and animal medicine

The mission of Zoobiquity conferences is to accelerate biomedical innovation by bringing together leaders in human and animal health, evolutionary and conservation biology, and ecology and public health for focused and strategic collaborations aimed at solving high impact human and animal health concerns. 

First held in 2011, some Zoobiquity Conferences have been more focused on research agendas (Stanford 2014); others on the effect of environments on human and animal health (Seattle 2014); while others have focused on specialties such as neurology and psychiatry (New York 2016).

In September 2019, a special Zoobiquity Symposium: Bio-Inspired Medicine, supported and funded by the Karolinska Institute, DEVREG and Zoobiquity Research Initiative, will be convened in Stockholm, Sweden one day prior to the Nobel Conference 2019. The Zoobiquity Symposium at the Karolinska Institute will turn to the natural world to develop innovative approaches to two major concerns in women’s health: heart failure and fertility preservation.

Zoobiquity Symposium at the Karolinska Institute

Stockholm, Sweden
Karolinska Institutet
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Highlighted: Cardiovascular Diseases and Infertility

2019 Zoobiquity Conference

Atlanta, GA
Friday, September 13, 2019
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine

Aurora and Fort Collins, CO
Friday-Saturday, October 5-6, 2018
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Highlighted: Regenerative Medicine, Aging, Limb Preservation, Childhood Cancers, Auto-Immune Disorders

Zoobiquity Neurology and Psychiatry Conference

New York City, NY
Friday, October 21, 2016
NYU Langone Medical Center
College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University
UCLA Evolutionary Medicine Program
Highlighted: Anxiety, Compulsions, Cognitive Decline, Autism, Movement Disorders, Pain, Learning and Language Acquisition

2016 Zoobiquity Conference

Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, April 2, 2016
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University
Highlighted: Immunotherapy, Atrial Fibrillation, Obesity, Aggression and Impulsivity

2015 Zoobiquity Conference

Boston, MA
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Tufts University School of Medicine, Harvard Catalyst, Harvard Medical School, MIT Division of Comparative Medicine, Boston University CTSI, UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science, UMass Medical School, Massachusetts Medical Society, Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Highlighted: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Atherosclerosis, Autism, Lymphoma, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Atherosclerosis

Zoobiquity Conference: Nutrition and Disease in Man and Companion Animals

Sydney, Australia
Friday, February 27, 2015
Sydney Medical School and Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia, Centre for Veterinary Education, Sydney Medical School, Charles Perkins Centre
Highlighted: Obesity, Diabetes, Dental and Periodontal Disease, Diet and Nutrition

2014 Zoobiquity Conference

Seattle, WA
Saturday, November 1, 2014
University of Washington Center for One Health Research, Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Woodland Park Zoo
Highlighted: Domestic Abuse, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Geriatric Issues, BRCA 1 mutation and Breast Cancer, Biosafety

2014 Zoobiquity Research Symposium:

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Stanford University Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University’s School of Medicine, Fostering Innovation in Comparative Medicine Research
Highlighted: Toxoplasmosis, Helicobacter pylori and "like-organisms", Novel Animal Models in Comparative Medicine

2013 Zoobiquity Conference

New York City and Bronx, NY
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo, UCLA School of Medicine (DGSOM), TheAnimal Medical Center-New York City
Highlighted: Comparative Genomics, Breast Cancer, Anxiety Disorder, Eating Disorder, Lyme Disease, Dementia and Cognitive Dysfunction, Seizures, Environmental Changes, Pica, Malaria, Feminizing and Virilizing Tumors

2012 Zoobiquity Conference

Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, September 29, 2012
UCLA School of Medicine, UC David School of Veterinary Medicine, Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Highlighted: Infertility, Breast Cancer, Osteosarcoma, Bullying, Self-Injury, Obesity, Contraception, Dysmenorrhea, Lead Toxicity, Periodontal and Craniofacial Diseases

2011 Zoobiquity Conference

Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, January 29, 2011
UCLA School of Medicine, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Highlighted: Brain Tumors in Humans and Dogs, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Humans and Dogs, Diabetes Across Species, Leukemia in Snakes and Humans, West Nile Virus in Exotic Birds and Humans

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Zoobiquity Conference in Tokyo, Japan

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Ichijo Hall of Yayoi Auditorium
Tokyo University