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October Public Lecture Flyer, 2023

Detailed Description

Zombies? Or the Workings of a Federal Science Agency? 

The National Wildlife Health Center 

By Hon Ip, USGS Diagnostic Virologist 

  • As an introduction to how we investigate the causes of diseases in wildlife, we will use zombies to illustrate how disease is portrayed in the movies and how we would we investigate zombieism as an infectious disease. 
  • Learn about the different specialists who work at he NWHC - including specialists in chemistry, microbiology, parasitology, and more.
  • Learn about the different diseases studied, including White Nose Syndrome, West Nile Virus, and Avian Influenza.

October 19th, 2023 at 6PM PDT

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