Please join the Tick IPM Working Group September 13 – 15, 2021 for the second annual Tick Academy! Participants will learn from and be able to ask questions of world-class tick experts. This virtual event is for researchers, educators, students, public health professionals, pest control professionals, public-space managers and citizen scientists interested in learning more about what they can do to stop the spread of ticks and tickborne diseases in their communities.
Tickborne disease prevention
Recent discoveries of emerging pathogens
Public perceptions of risk
Diversity and identification of ticks
Alejandro Calixto, PhD, Director, New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
Bieneke Bron, PhD, DVM, Scientist, Wageningen University & Research
Bob Maurais, President, Mainely Ticks, Inc.
Bobbi Pritt, MD, MSc, FCAP, DTMH, Director, Clinical Parasitology Laboratory, Mayo Clinic
Jean Tsao, PhD, Associate Professor, Michigan State University
Jordan Mandli, PhD, MPH, Research Associate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kirby Stafford, PhD, Chief Scientist, State Entomologist, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Lorenza Beati, MD, PhD, Curator U.S. National Tick Collection, Georgia Southern University
Susan Paskewitz, PhD, Professor & Co-Director, Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease
Tammi Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Disease Ecology, Texas A&M University
Tom Mather, PhD, Professor & Director, University of Rhode Island Center for Vector-Borne Diseases
Xia Lee, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease
Click here to register.
Consider joining the Public Tick IPM Working Group! On the second Wednesday of every month, we host a presentation about ticks and integrated tick management. The next presentation will be by Sam Telford of Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and is titled, “Trying to get communities to reduce their risk for Lyme disease is like pulling teeth.” Click here to register for this FREE webinar that is scheduled to take place Wednesday, August 11th from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST. You can also dial in using your phone: 1 (562) 247-8422 access 726-964-960.
A recording of the call will be available in the Meeting Minutes tab of this website. Email Leah McSherry at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be notified of these monthly presentations and when recordings become available.