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:11/19/2016)... -- Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and ... and monitoring, announced today that it has offered a ... independent technology judge determine who has the largest and ... calling platform, and the best customer service. ... what we do – which clearly is not the ...
(Date:11/16/2016)... Nov. 16, 2016 Sensory Inc ., ... security for consumer electronics, and VeriTran , ... retail industry, today announced a global partnership that ... to authenticate users of mobile banking and mobile ... software which requires no specialized biometric scanners, ...
(Date:11/14/2016)... Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a ... challenging operating environments, announced its results for the third ... conference call to discuss these results on November 15, ... Key Recent Accomplishments The ... Vislink Communication Systems. The purchase is expected to close ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... SAN DIEGO , Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... presented demonstrating the role of the Breast Cancer ... stage, ER+ breast cancer are most at-risk for ... therapy. Data include results from three studies advancing ... provide information related to tumor biology and inform ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , December 8, 2016 ... für Molekulargenetik, erweitert seine Palette an anpassbaren SureSeq™ ... Custom FH Panels, das ein schnelles und kostengünstiges ... Das Panel bietet eine Erkennung von Einzel-Nukleotid-Variationen (Single ... mit einem einzigen kleinen Panel und ermöglicht eine ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... December 08, ... ... and Oculus as finalists in the World Technology Awards. uBiome is one of ... were received across all categories. , In addition to uBiome, companies nominated as ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 Savannah ... remediation technologies and selected NewTechBio,s NT-MAX Lake ... microbial based beneficial bacteria, in conjunction with Hexa ... correct deficiencies with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System ... has experienced a steady history of elevated pH ...
Breaking Biology Technology: