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College of Veterinary Medicine

Continuing Education
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
213 Trotter Hall
1710 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-4528
vmce@vet.k-state.edu

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Schedule

Here is a tentative schedule for the conference.

CEVBD Spring National Meeting on Tick Borne Diseases Impacting Human and Animal Health
- May 5, 2018
7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.Anaplasmosis: What we know that just ain't so! - Dr. Hans Coetzee, Kansas State University
9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.Current Understanding of Tick-Borne Rickettsioses in the United States in 2018 -
Dr. Christopher Paddock, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Bartonellosis: One Health Perspectives on an Emerging Vector Borne Zoonotic Infectious Disease - Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt, North Carolina State University, Vector Borne Disease Diagnostics
11:20 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.The Coming Storm: Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis and Lyme and Lyme-like Borrelioses - Dr. J. Stephen Dumler, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
12:10 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.Lunch
1:20 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.Tick-borne Disease Research at the CEVBD to prevent Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever - Dr. Roman Ganta, Kansas State University, Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease Center
2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.Ehrlichiosis: Immunity and Vaccine Development -  Dr. Jodi McGill, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Break
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.The Current State of Bovine Anaplasmosis in Kansas - Dr. Kathryn Reif, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Rickettsia Rickettsii Whole Cell Antigen Vaccine Offers Protection Against Virulent Pathogen Infection Challenge - Dr. Andy Alhassan, Kansas State University, Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease Center

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Group Discussion with Speakers

 

Schedule is subject to change.