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ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
8th Annual Workshop and Conference
EEID Conference Schedule

Wednesday, June 2

2:20pm-8pm Check in for on-campus housing, Sheldon Court
5:00pm-8:30pm
Meeting registration and reception, Duffield Hall

5:00pm-8:30pm Setup for poster session, Duffield Hall, John Swanson Atrium

Thursday, June 3

8:30 am - 9:00am Colin Parrish, Welcome and opening remarks, Uris Hall Auditorium
9:00 am-10:00 am Keynote address

Curtis Suttle, University of British Columbia
          Viruses: The greatest Genetic Diversity on Earth, and Drivers of Global Processes

10:00am-12:00pm Session 1: Epidemics and Pandemics
Speakers will focus on the dynamics of widespread disease outbreaks in natural hosts; the special properties of pathogens, hosts and/or environments leading to epidemics and pandemics; projections of epidemic trajectories and means of control.
10:00 am-10:30am Invited speaker

David Rizzo, UC Davis
          Dynamics of the Sudden Oak Death epidemic in coastal California forest

10:30am -10:50am Break
10:50am -11:05am Janis Antonovics, Disease prevalence across environmental gradients
11:05am -11:20am Trevor Bedford, Adaptation and migration in the human influenza virus
11:20am -11:35am Dana Hawley, Dissecting host and pathogen contributions to geographic variation in disease dynamics
11:35am -11:50pm Ann Hajek, Pathogens chasing spreading host populations
11:50pm -12:05pm Tommy Tsun-Yak Lam, Origin, Spread and Genetic Evolution of H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus in Indonesia       
12:05pm -12:20pm Hamish McCallum, Managing an epidemic of infectious cancer in the Tasmanian Devil

12:20pm - 1:30pm
 Lunch
and Break-out sessions, Duffield Hall

1:30pm - 6:00pm Session 2: Climate and Disease , Uris Hall Auditorium
Speakers will focus on climatic control and drivers of disease dynamics; implications of climate change for changing the dynamics of pathogens; potential for forecasting trajectories of disease under climate change.

1:30 pm -2:00pm Invited speaker

Mercedes Pascual, University of Michigan
          Climate forcing and epidemic malaria: a population dynamics perspective

2:00 pm - 2:30pm Invited speaker
Karen Garrett, Kansas State University
          Metamodels for global plant disease risk under climate change scenarios

2:30pm - 2:45pm Shannon LaDeau, West Nile virus impact in avian hosts is associated with human land use and climate
2:45pm - 3:00pm Diego Morena, Global Coral Disease Prevalence: Climate and Local Factors
3:00pm - 3:15pm Emily Pollina, Interactive effects of elevated carbon dioxide and ozone on the spread and severity of an insect-transmitted plant virus
3:15pm - 3:45pm Break
3:45pm - 4:00pm Matt Thomas, The link between malaria transmission and climate.
4:00pm - 4:15pm Yui Sato, Dynamics of black band disease outbreaks on coral reefs in the central Great Barrier Reef
4:15pm - 4:30pm Kelly Zamudio, Disease and amphibian declines: genetic, demographic, and mechanistic studies of hosts and pathogen

4:30 pm - 5:00pm Invited speaker

Rick Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
          Climate change and infectious disease; point, counterpoint and new approaches

5:00pm - 6:30pm Poster reception, Duffield Hall

Friday, June 4

8:30am-12:00pm Session 3: Host as Habitat , Uris Hall Auditorium
Speakers will focus on dynamics of host/symbiont and host/pathogen interactions; evolutionary transitions between symbiosis and pathogenesis; ecology and genetics of pathogenicity and host responses.
9:00am - 9:30am Invited speaker

Amy Pedersen, University of Edinburgh
      Consequences of co-infection: from conceptual frameworks to reality
9:30am - 10:00am Invited speaker

Thomas Bosch, University of Kiel, Germany
          The Hydra Holobiont: Towards Understanding a Complex Team of Players
10:00am - 10:15am Yael Artzy-Randrup, Severe First and Mild Later; evolution on multiple traits shaping the ordered expression of malaria var genes
10:15am - 10:30am Angela Douglas, Compelled to cooperate: the traits of a bacterial infection without disease
10:30am - 11:00am Break
11:00am - 11:15am Karen Fairlie-Clarke, House-sharing: how accommodating is a co-infected host?
11:15am - 11:30am Andrea Previtali, Does variation in host immune function explain differences in reservoir competence among small mammals?
11:30am - 11:45am James Cronin, Host physiological phenotype predicts key epidemiological parameters
11:45am - 12:00pm Karla Stucker, Virus evolution in a novel host:Using Canine parvovirus to study the molecular mechanisms for host adaptation
12:00pm - 12:15pm Dylan George, Host and viral ecology determine bat rabies seasonality and maintenance

12:15pm - 1:45 pm Lunch and Break-out sessions, Duffield Hall

1:45pm - 2:15 pm Breakout report for Epidemics, Uris Hall Auditorium
2:15pm - 2:45 pm Breakout report for Climate
2:45pm - 3:15 pm Breakout report for Host
3:15pm - 4:45 pm Poster pitch, Uris Hall Auditorium
4:45pm - 6:30 pm Poster reception, Duffield Hall
6:30pm - 9:30 pm Welcome Dinner for Ecology and Evolution Workshops, Duffield Hall

Saturday, June 5

10:00am - 3pm Hike to Robert H. Treman State Park, Bus pickup at Schwartz Performance Art Center and Holiday Inn
4:00pm - 5:30pm Discussion of the program and next year's plans, Baker Institute, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell
5:30pm - 9:00 pm Picnic at Baker Institute

Event Sponsors: Cornell University Center for a Sustainable Future,Institute for Computational Sustainability, National Science Foundation, Cornell University



 
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