2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

The effects of anthropogenic environmental change and emerging diseases

Jonathan A. Patz, M.D., M.P.H.

University of Wisconsin, Madison

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Vector-borne plant diseases: Factors driving the emergence and spread of pathogens

Rodrigo Almeida, Ph.D.

University of California, Berkeley

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Discussion of Session II

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Open Discussion of Day 1

6:00 p.m.

Meeting adjourns

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

Summary of Day 1

P. Frederick Sparling, M.D., Vice Chair

Forum on Microbial Threats

Session III:
Detection and Control of Vector-Borne Diseases

Moderator: Stanley M. Lemon, Chair, Forum on Microbial Threats

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.

West Nile virus

Lyle Petersen, M.D., M.P.H.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Rift Valley fever

C. J. Peters, M.D.

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Malaria

Michael Coleman, Ph.D.

Medical Reseach Council, South Africa



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