< AIBS RSVP | The Role of Ecosystem Research in Combating Emerging Infectious Diseases

Science briefing for policymakers
October 24, 2017
10:30-11:30 AM
Capitol Visitor Center, Cafeteria Side Room

The Association of Ecosystem Research Centers will hold a briefing on the role of ecosystem research in combating emerging infectious diseases.

Introduction by AERC President Dr. Gene Rhodes


Dr. Rick Ostfeld
Senior Scientist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Biodiversity Loss and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Dr. Christine Kreuder Johnson
Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis
Supporting Global Health Security with Ecosystem Research: Shifting from a Reactive to a Proactive Paradigm

Dr. John Drake
Distinguished Research Professor, Odum School of Ecology
University of Georgia
Mining Ecosystem Data for Prediction of Infectious Disease Outbreaks: The State of our Science

Presented by the Association of Ecosystem Research Centers

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