Kate Mulligan participated as a panelist at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington D.C. in February. At the conference, Kate spoke about the high incidence of dengue fever in the relatively affluent city of Putrajaya, Malaysia and the implication that this finding has had on the notion that incidence of dengue is highly co-related with poverty.
Her personal achievement was documented in an article for the Hamilton Spectator titled “McMaster student speaks at prestigious science conference”:
Kate Mulligan is still working on her PhD, but she already knows how it feels to be a high-profile international scientist.
The McMaster researcher, who specializes in water and health, represented Canada at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C. over the weekend.
KAPE Meeting in Kenya and Uganda