WNS and Snake Fungal Disease Conference

北美的蝙蝠正遭受史無前例的黴菌感染
從2006年發現至今已經超過一百萬隻蝙蝠死亡了
甚至有些地方的蝙蝠還滅絕了
這是全新發現的黴菌
這樣的症狀稱為蝙蝠白鼻症
White-nose syndrome (WNS)
目前只發現在北美洲,包含美國及加拿大。

    圖片來源:http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/files/2011/11/WNS.jpg

你知道爬蟲類的蛇也會被黴菌感染嗎?

    圖片來源:http://www.usgs.gov/envirohealth/geohealth/v10_n02/images/lorc_jeff_041_snake_fugus_di1889_l.jpg

如果你對新興的動物傳染病有興趣,想瞭解這些黴菌怎麼影響野生動物,歡迎來參加。
會議日期:2014/5/15 PM15:30
會議地點:台北市(秘密基地)
演講題目: WNS and Snake Fungal Disease 本會議專家分享時無翻譯
專家: 美國野生動物疾病專家 Lisa Last 

專家簡歷
January 2011-present 
Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, Athens, GA
    -Post-doctoral Research Associate
    -Wildlife Disease Diagnostician and Surveillance Coordinator for White-Nose Syndrome, Snake Fungal Disease, and Chronic Wasting Disease
    -Performed diagnostic necropsies and assays on various species
    -Extensive research on White-Nose Syndrome, performing diagnostic assays on bats throughout the SE USA
    -Developed new protocols to streamline activities and advance research objectives
    -Frequently worked independently with little supervision
    -Supervised lab technicians and students

January 2013-present 
White-Nose Syndrome National Plan Diagnostic Working Group
    -Lab Capacity subgroup chair
    -Determined need for diagnostic capabilities on a state-by-state and regional basis
    -Created guidelines regarding WNS assays and submission information
    -Drafted documents to establish a WNS diagnostic laboratory network

July 2013-present 
 UGA Shelter Medicine Club -Mentor to veterinary students in examining and caring for shelter animals

因為是秘密會議,所以優先歡迎野生動物專家,確定報名成功後,再將會議地點秘密的通知您。
因為是小小會議,所以場地目前容納8-10人,如果額滿,您願意坐板凳或站著聽,也歡迎!
如果真的人太多,我們在找適合的地點,或者您可以提供適合的地點,我們會再通知大家變更地點,抱歉啦~以台北市為主。

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野生動物新興傳染病小小專家會議


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