Session I:
The Importance of Vector-Borne Diseases

Moderator: Lonnie King, D.V.M., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

What are the common denominators in vector-borne disease outbreaks?

Ned Hayes, M.D.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Emergence of epidemic dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever in Mexico: Lessons learned and toward better vector and disease control

Barry Beaty, Ph.D.

Colorado State University

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

What are the unique issues and challenges associated with vector-borne diseases?

Thomas W. Scott, Ph.D.

University of California, Davis

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Discussion of Session I

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch/Continuing discussion of Session I

Session II:
Factors of Emergence: The Biology and Ecology of Vector-Borne Diseases

Moderator: Col. George Korch, Ph.D., U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.

Ecology of disease: The intersection of human and animal health

Ken Linthicum, Ph.D.

USDA, Agricultural Research Service

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

What role(s) do anthropogenic factors play in the biology and ecology of vector-borne disease?

Durland Fish, Ph.D.

Yale University

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