15th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety: Biosafety in the Era of One Health

Join us to examine the intersection of laboratory animal medicine, biosafety, and one health!

 Keynote: One Health- The Key to Making Health Security a Global Public Good

Dr. Susan Corning, BA, MSc, BVSc, MRCVS, FRSPH, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Director General of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

Highlights include:


Hantavirus: The Big Picture
Barbara Knust, DVM, MPH, CDC

  • Hanta & Communication Jennifer McQuiston, DVM, MS (CAPT, USPHS), CDC
  • Hanta & Research (Field and Lab) Brian Amman, PhD, CDC
  • Hanta Epidemiology & Lab Investigation Barbara Knust, DVM, MPH, CDC


Influenza: The Big Picture

Richard Webby, PhD, St. Jude

  • Biosafety and Occupational Health with Known and Unknown Influenza Strains Zeke McKinney, MD, HealthPartners St. Paul
  • Influenza in Cats and Dogs, A Complex Interaction of Viruses David Suarez, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Epidemiology of Influenza A Transmission From Swine to Humans at State Fairs Andrew S. Bowman, MS, DVM, PhD Diplomate ACVPM, Ohio State University


Emerging Technology

  • Emerging Technologies in Public Health Labs Greg Armstrong, MD, CDC
  • Patient Derived Xenographs Timothy Mandrell, DVM, DACLAM

Communication and Outreach

  • How to Communicate Risk When You Do Not Know Everything Thomas Kost, PhD, DTM

AND MUCH MORE! Including 12 Preconference Classes

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