8th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses 2017

Manhattan KS

May 7 - 10, 2017

The 8th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses in Kansas follows seven successful conferences, each of which provided an interdisciplinary forum for physicians, veterinarians, epidemiologists, immunologists, virologists, microbiologists, public health experts and others concerned with the ever increasing problems associated with the transmission of infectious diseases from animals to humans and the economic impact of transboundary diseases.   

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Carlos Martins

Head, Animal Health Departament; Full Professor, Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon

Bio: Born in Mozambique Full Professor, Infectious Disease Faculdade Medicina Veterinária Universidade de Lisboa Lisbon, Portugal E-Mail cmartins@fmv.ulisboa.pt Main areas of interest: Teaching, transboundry diseases, zoonoses Research on African swine fever: viral-host interactions; epidemiology; vaccine development.

David Weiner

Director Vaccine Center, EVP, Wistar

Garth Ehrlich

Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine

Hans-Dieter Klenk

Professor emeritus, University of Marburg

Stacey Schultz-Cherry

Member, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Trinad Chakraborty

Member, Executive Board ; Coordinator: Gie├čen-Marburg-Langen Site, German Centre for Infection Research

Veronika von Messling

Director of Veterinary Medicine Division, Paul-Ehrlich-Institute

Tammy Beckham

Dean, Kansas State University

Willy Valdivia

CEO, Orion Integrated Biosciences Inc

Adolfo Garcia-Sastre

Ichan School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Ahmad Al Majali

The Jordan University of Science and Technology

Anice Lowen


Barry Rouse

University of Tennessee

Dana Vanlandingham

College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University

Hana Weingartl

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

James E. Crowe

Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Vanderbilt University

Klaus Osterrieder

Free University of Berlin

Nicole Baumgart

Center for Comparative Medicine University of California

Peter Palese

Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Roy Curtiss

University of Florida

Thomas C. Mettenleiter

Friedrich Loeffler Institut

Vincent Munster


Vivek Kapur

Penn State

Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales

Universidad Tecnologica de Pereira

Martin Groschup


Pierre E. Rollin

Viral Special Pathogens Branch Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

W. Ian Lipkin

Center for Infection & Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

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