Save the Date! The Gateway Program Tick Identification and Techniques Workshop
May 14-25, 2018 in Statesboro, Georgia on the campus of Georgia Southern University, home of the US National Tick Collection.
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The CDC Southeastern Regional Center Center of Excellence (CoE) in Vector Borne Diseases- Gateway Program is pleased to announce the recipients of the Florida Mosquito Control Association Dodd Short Courses 2018 Training Fellowship.
Title: Travelling between Two Worlds: Complement as a Gatekeeper for an Expanded Host Range of Lyme Disease Spirochetes
Author: Peter Kraiczy
From University of Miami Special News Section: With no vaccine or treatment for the Zika virus, preventing transmission of the disease is a top public health priority.
This is a unified, flagship program from the State of Florida, led by the University of Florida, Florida International University, the University of Miami and the University of South Florida to establish a Regional Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Disease (VBD) in the Southeastern US, with the following objectives: (1) develop novel control interventions and discover insecticide-resistance-breaking compounds; (2) expand the level of inter-institute/inter-agency coordination and partnership in the exchange of research and operational information in the Southeast; (3) establish a compreh