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The First International One Health Symposium

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Description: The University of Georgia Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute and Faculty of Infectious Diseases, along with the University of Liverpool, will host the first international One Health Symposium March 21-23 at the UGA Center for Continuing Education. The event will bring together researchers, human and animal health care practitioners, clinicians and experts in microbiology, infectious diseases, disease ecology, human and veterinary medicine, environmental health, public health, health policy and wildlife to discuss disease diagnosis and health practice. “Breaking Barriers and Crossing Scales” is the theme for this year’s symposium. Topics to be discussed during the forum will be microbiome, host-pathogen-host interactions and biodiversity and infection. The featured keynote speakers will be Guy Palmer, director of the School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University, Matthew Bonds, an economist in the department of global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School and Ralph Tripp, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and influenza expert in the UGA veterinary medicine college.
When: Thursday 21 March, 2013 12:00 pm EDT - Saturday 23 March, 2013 9:00 pm EDT
Where: Athens, GA
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