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 10th Annual Conference on New & Reemerging Infectious Diseases
April 19-20, 2007

College of Veterinary Medicine

2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, Illinois

Opening Address: - 5:30 pm - 100 Large Animal Clinic (FREE and Open to the Public)

Marta Guerra, DVM, MPH, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM (opening speaker)
Senior Staff Veterinary Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Presenting:  “Investigations and responses at CDC: epidemiology in action”

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2007 - 2271C Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building

8:00-8:30 am - Registration in main lobby of Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building

8:30-8:45 am - Welcome and opening remarks

8:45-9:30 am - Douglas Goodin, PhD

Director, Remote Sensing Research Laboratory, Department of Geography, Kansas State University

Presenting: "Landscape hierarchy and spatial scale:  a framework for the ecology of  zoonotic disease"

9:30-10:15 am -Uriel Kitron, PhD (NOTE: Schedule change)
Professor, Department of Pathobiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and CZR Co-director

Presenting:  " Environment, change and disease: vector-borne zoonoses"

10:15-10:30 am - Break

10:30 - 11:15 am - Helen Jost, PhD
Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, University of Arizona

Presenting: "The unusual toxins of Arcanobacterium haemolyticum"

11:15-12:00 pm - J. Stephen Dumler, MD
Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Presenting: "Novel pathogens, novel pathogenetic mechanisms: Anaplasma phagocytophilum"

12:00-1:30 pm - Lunch and poster viewing - Atrium, second floor Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building

1:30-2:15 pm - Tamara Maier, PhD
Department. of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Presenting: "Analysis of Francisella tularensis Himar1-based transposon mutants defective for replication in macrophages"

2:15-3:00 pm - Roberto Docampo, MD, PhD
Sanford Orkin Eminent Scholar, Department of Cellular Biology, University of Georgia

Presenting: “Novel targets for the treatment of Trypanosomiasis”

3:00-4:00 pm - Poster Reception


Read the recent Emerging Infectious Diseases coverage of the Ninth Annual Conference on New & Reemerging Infectious Diseases.


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