Navigation Links
Wildlife, virus zoonoses focus of workshop
Date:6/9/2010

The emergence of zoonotic pathogens from previously unrecognized wildlife reservoirs remains one of the great unsolved mysteries in biology. In the past century, numerous pathogens have emerged and re-emerged with an estimated frequency of one new viral pathogen every 18 months, and the majority have zoonotic origins in wildlife, such as SARS, Ebola, H1N1 flu and West Nile Virus.

The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) is now accepting applications for its Investigative Workshop: Mathematical Modeling of Wildlife and Virus Zoonoses to be held Nov. 8-10, 2010, at NIMBioS on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus. The focus of the workshop is to define, discuss, and develop approaches to collaboratively address critical gaps that remain in mathematical modeling of the ecology and natural history of zoonotic viruses.

By bringing together experts in mathematical models in conjunction with those engaged in experimental analyses of emerging viruses, the workshop will provide a venue to build collaborative efforts to integrate approaches that would result in the interpretation of ecological trends in the spread of zoonotic diseases, provide greater understanding of underlying causes of outbreaks, and provide guidelines for their control and prevention.

The workshop is organized by Colleen B. Jonsson (Univ. of Louisville); Linda J. S. Allen (Texas Tech Univ.); and Pauline van den Driessche (Univ. of Victoria).


'/>"/>

Contact: Catherine Crawley
ccrawley@nimbios.org
865-974-9350
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS)
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Mutant gene link to West Nile virus in horses
2. Rutgers cell biologist pinpoints how RNA viruses copy themselves
3. Experimental treatment protects monkeys from lethal Ebola virus post-exposure
4. Immune evasion common in many viruses, bacteria and parasites is uncommon in M. tuberculosis
5. UT study finds viruses in untreated East Tennessee drinking water
6. UGA researchers use patented SERS technique to rapidly, accurately detect rotavirus strain
7. New LLNL detection technology identifies bacteria, viruses, other organisms within 24 hours
8. Viruses against cancer
9. UT Southwestern researchers identify key molecular step to fighting off viruses
10. MIT researchers harness viruses to split water
11. U Alberta find could shield humans from influenza virus
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/15/2014)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/87pph8/global_facial ) ... Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019" report to their ... Facial recognition is a technology used ... measures the overall facial feature of a person ... distance between eyes. Facial recognition is used for ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 09, 2014 Research and Markets ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9ql3kr/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... the adoption of multimodal biometric systems. Multimodal biometric ... individual for verification and identification purposes. This helps ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... ST. PAUL, Minn. , Dec. 10, 2014 ... in wireless physiologic monitoring, has released a new ... changing needs of preclinical toxicology researchers. M series, ... to help toxicologists collect the best possible physiologic ... studies. Adding functional endpoints to toxicology ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3Biometrics Market in India 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted 2
... select partners? Darwin,s initial idea that the fittest males ... likely to secure partners has represented a cornerstone of evolutionary ... 1871. Darwin proposed that secondary sexual characteristics enabled females ... best for every female. This male would be the ...
... three percent (n=181) of patients in the study cohort ... their arthritis developed a first cancer within nine years ... of arthritis. The nine year follow-up study conducted ... ((RR)=1.03 (95%confidence interval 0.82-1.30)) was not increased in patients ...
... Scientists from the University of Warwick have discovered ... be ,ultra-bad, leading to increased risk of heart disease. ... heart disease particularly in people with type 2 diabetes ... British Heart Foundation (BHF), found that ,ultrabad, cholesterol, called ...
Cached Biology News:The importance of 'inner values' -- female sparrows test the genetic make-up of their mates 2Arthritis patients taking newer treatments do not have an overall increased cancer risk 2Super-sticky 'ultra-bad' cholesterol revealed in people at high risk of heart disease 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Gene ... that it has entered into a technology access ... (ADM) to apply DNA2.0’s proprietary protein engineering technology, ... process. , “We are extremely excited that the ... platform. This proprietary bioengineering technology has now ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Dec. 17, ... positive results of a Phase 2 study evaluating ... for the treatment of patients with severe, chronic ... the current standard of care, including topical steroids ... endpoint was percent change in Visual Analog Scale ...
(Date:12/15/2014)...  GlassesOff Inc. (OTCBB: GLSO) announced today the appointment ... director of the Company,s Board of Directors. ... its CEO until its acquisition by Stanley Black ... Recognized as the inventor of the first Wi-Fi-based Active ... -based RFID solutions focused on improving operational efficiency, safety ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... (PRWEB) December 12, 2014 Clarassance, a ... announced its new name: Therabron Therapeutics , Inc. ... and bronchioles (a type of structure in the lungs ... company’s mission to develop novel protein therapeutics for the ... directors decided to change the name to mark the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ADM and DNA2.0 Enter Into Protein Engineering Technology Access and Service Agreement 2Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 2Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 3Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 4AeroScout Founder Joins GlassesOff's Board of Directors 2AeroScout Founder Joins GlassesOff's Board of Directors 3Maryland-based Biotech Company's Path Forward in Treating Respiratory Diseases Sparks Name Change 2
... ( www.aapc.com ) announced its 2012 medical coding books ... previous year. Prices have been reduced more than 55 percent over ... reduction was to benefit our more than 100,000 members, non-members of ... Starynskaya, coding books department manager for of AAPC. ...
... (NASDAQ: ITMN ) today announced that it will ... open of the U.S. markets on Thursday, April 28, 2011. ... InterMune at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time that same day. ... 706-643-9223 (international), conference ID# 62213806.  To access the webcast, please ...
... Eigen is the proud recipient of two grant awards ... U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. QTDP tax credits ... (IRC), enacted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable ... $244,000 award for each grant awarded in October, 2010, and ...
Cached Biology Technology:AAPC Lowers Prices on Medical Coding Books, Again 2Eigen Receives Two Grant Awards from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2
Monoclonal Antibody to GLP Immunogen: Ni-NTA purified truncated recombinant GLP expressed in E. Coli strain BL21 (DE3)...
... Ambions MAXIscript In Vitro Transcription Kits synthesize ... x 10 9 cpm/g. High specific ... ribonuclease protection assays, in situ hybridization, and ... used for the synthesis of modest amounts ...
RAB32, member RAS oncogene family, mRNA (cDNA clone MGC:13500 IMAGE:4280407), complete cds...
Request Info...
Biology Products: