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WEBINAR- Biology of Powassan and Other Tick-borne Viruses

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Biology of Powassan and Other Tick-borne Viruses

Dr. Stephen Rich, Professor of Microbiology and Director of the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology, and Dr. Saravanan Thangamani, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY discuss what is currently known about tick-borne viruses, including Powassan virus.  Dr. Thangamani studies the serosurveillance of vector-borne (tick and mosquito) diseases including the effect of co-infection on the clinical outcome of Lyme disease and Powassan encephalitis. 

Deer tick questing This is part of a FREE live webinar series presented noon to 1:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in 2020. Preregistration is required to access the webinars.
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Co-sponsored by UMass Extension and the UMass Laboratory of Medical Zoology.

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