15 November 2012

Call for Titles for Wildlife Disease Symposium

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Froglife has been asked to spread the word about the 2013 International Symposium on Ranaviruses.  This scientific event focusing on diseases affecting amphibians, reptiles and fish across the world is being held concurrently with the International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association (WDA) in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA (27 July – 2 August 2013.

The symposium presentation committee invites researchers, veterinarians and students to submit suggested titles for presentation topics.  They are asking for submissions from those working on all aspects of ranavirus biology including (but not limited to):
  • Epidemiology and Conservation
  • Virology and Immunology
  • Physiology and Pathology
  • Genetics and Ecology
  • Diagnostics, Treatment and Management
The committee’s goal will be to create a well-balanced program of contemporary topics on ranaviruses with a global representation of presenters with different training and expertise.  Titles should be submitted to RanavirusSymposium2013@gmail.com by the 30th of November 2012.  There also will be a poster presentation and social on the evening of 27th of July, and optional field trips on the 29th and 31st July.

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