Wisconsin Ecology 22nd Annual Fall Symposium



Dr. David Blehert

We are pleased to host Dr. David Blehert, Chief of the Wildlife Disease Diagnostic Laboratories at the USGS - National Wildlife Health Center, as keynote speaker at the Wisconsin Ecology Fall Symposium on October 13 & 14, 2016.

Dr. Blehert, who earned his Ph.D. in bacteriology at UW-Madison, leads a group of laboratories that specialize in the investigation of unusual mortality events impacting our nation's wildlife. His laboratories also conduct surveillance for animal diseases such as white-nose syndrome in bats, highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in wild waterfowl, and an emerging fungal pathogen of salamanders. His current research focuses on investigation of the ecology and pathobiology of bat white-nose syndrome.

 

*Wisconsin Ecology Symposia are free and open to the public*

Fall 2016 Symposium


Location: 140 Weeks Hall for Geological Sciences
1215 W. Dayton St. (map)

Thursday, October 13

3:00 p.m.
Dr. David Blehert
Emerging Wildlife Disease: A Conservation Challenge

4:00 p.m.
Reception

Friday, October 14

3:00 p.m.
Dr. David Blehert
Bat White-Nose Syndrome: What We Know and Why We Should Care

4:00 p.m.
Reception

See previous Symposia
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