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K-State Today

May 8, 2018

College of Veterinary Medicine to host special diagnostic workshop on endemic and emerging diseases in June

By Joe Montgomery

The Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases, or CEEZAD, in collaboration with the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, or KSVDL, is inviting faculty and students to participate in a special workshop June 11-13 at the Kansas State University Alumni Center.

"Diagnostics Of Endemic and Emerging Diseases: Beyond The Status Quo" will focus on discussions and collaborations regarding novel diagnostic tests for endemic, zoonotic and foreign animal diseases, including the scientific and regulatory challenges associated with the development of such tools.

A special session of a live lab will be viewed from the K-State Alumni Center along with a poster session on June 11.

This workshop will bring together practitioners, diagnosticians, scientists, federal employees and representatives from the industry. It is co-chaired by Juergen Richt, regents distinguished professor and director of the center, and Jamie Henningson, interim director of the diagnostic laboratory. 

Abstract proposals are due at 11:59 p.m. May 14. Registration information and a workshop agenda are posted online

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