Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

“Ticks and Mosquitoes and the Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease” by Susan Paskewitz

Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time
7-8:15 p.m.
Description
Paskewitz’s talk will focus on the activities of the newly created Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease. The center was established in 2017 as a response to the increasing rate of human illness caused by tick- and mosquito-transmitted diseases in the region, including Lyme disease and West Nile encephalitis. In addition to these familiar problems, new ticks, mosquitoes, and pathogens have been discovered.
Cost
Free and open to the public
Contact
265-2420, zinnen@biotech.wisc.edu