Member Symposium: Chagas Disease in the USA: A New Risk?

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 8 C (Austin Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jane Breen Pierce

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Vector-borne transmission of Chagas disease and the ecology of exposure hazard
JM. Ramsey, 3Centro Regional de Investigación en Salud Pública/CISEI3, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública
8:35 AM
Chagas vectors in the US: A public health perspective
Ellen Dotson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; Gena Lawrence, CDC
9:25 AM
Changes in incidence of T. cruzi in triatomines in New Mexico
Jane Pierce, New Mexico State University ; Stephen J. Hanson, New Mexico State University
9:45 AM
Triatomine distributions and the burden of Chagas disease along the US/Mexico border
Sahotra Sarkar, University of Texas, Section of Integrative Biology
10:34 AM
Concluding Remarks
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