MUVE Section Symposium: The Expanding Boundaries of Tick-Borne Diseases in the Midwestern USA

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 18 B (Austin Convention Center)
Organizer :
Anna Schotthoefer

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:05 AM
Historical overview of tick-borne diseases in the Midwest
Anna Schotthoefer, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
8:25 AM
Changing patterns of tick-borne disease in Wisconsin
Susan Paskewitz, University of Wisconsin - Madison ; Scott Larson, University of Wisconsin-Madison ; Xia Lee, University of Wisconsin
8:45 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
A comparison of Ixodes scapularis phenologies and associated pathogens among several locations in the Upper Midwest and Northeast
Jean I. Tsao, Michigan State University ; Howard S. Ginsberg, USGS, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
10:20 AM
Assessment of lone star tick associated pathogens in southeastern Nebraska
M. Roberto Cortinas, University of Nebraska ; Timothy M. Hotaling, University of Nebraska-Lincoln ; Amanda Maegli, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10:40 AM
Ticks and tick-borne pathogens in North Dakota
Nathan Russart, University of North Dakota ; Jefferson Vaughan, University of North Dakota
11:20 AM
Panel Discussion
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