CEVBD to host national meeting on tick-borne diseases

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CEVBD National Meeting
May 5, 20188:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center – Manhattan, KS
The Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases (CEVBD) is an interdisciplinary research center at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University.  The primary focus of CEVBD is to conduct research on ticks and other important transmitting vectors and vector-borne diseases of importance to animal and human health.  Its goals also include disseminating the current knowledge through educational conferences.  The CEVBD will hold its first annual national conference to provide the most up-to-date information to participants.  Renowned scientists with a high level of expertise on ticks and tick-borne diseases will be among the speakers (listed below).  The conference is open to scientists, doctors, veterinarians and others having interest in learning about tick-borne diseases.
Currently confirmed invited speakers:
Dr. J. Stephen Dumler, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health SciencesDr. Christopher Paddock, MD, MPHTM, Medical Officer, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaDr.  Ed Breitschwerdt, DVM, DACVIM, Professor of Internal Medicine,  Vector Borne Disease Diagnostics, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NCDr. Hans Coetzee, BVSc, PhD, Professor, Department Head and Interim Director of Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State (NICKS) and Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine (ICCM), Department of Anatomy and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State UniversityDr. Roman Ganta, MS, PhD, Professor and Director, Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases, Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University.If you need a hotel room, please contact the Hilton Garden Inn at 785-532-9116. Please refer to the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine CEVBD Meeting to receive the rooming rate of $109 per night. 
Register Today at this link!
 

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