2013 Keynote Speakers – CRWAD

Bacterial Pathogenesis Section – Dr.David G. Russell
The William Kaplan Professor of Infection Biology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Monday, December 9, 10:45 AM – Avenue Ballroom, 4th Floor
No. 008 – Title – Coupled metabolism of host and pathogen in Mtb-infected macrophages.

Biosafety and Biosecurity Section – Dr. Tanya D. Graham
Associate Director, Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Monday, December 9, 3:00 PM – Denver/Houston Room, 5th Floor
No. 025 – Title –I was the laboratory-acquired infection: Coxiella burnetii (Q Fever) in the diagnostic laboratory

Companion Animal Epidemiology, Ecology & Management of Foodborne Agents, and Epidemiology & Animal Health Economics Sections – Dr. John B. Kaneene
university University Distinguished Professor and Director, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Center for Comparative Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Tuesday, December 10, 8:00 AM – Salon A/B/C/D, 5th Floor
No. 053– Title – Antimicrobial Use in Food Animals, Companion Animals, and Humans: The Debate Continues.

Immunology Section – Distinguished Veterinary Immunologist – Dr. Ian Tizard
Richard M. Schubot Professor, Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Monday, December 9, 1:30 PM – Salons F/G/H, 5th Floor
No. 092 – Title – The future of veterinary immunology: The emerging role of the intestinal microbiota in regulating almost anything!

Pathobiology of Enteric and Foodborne Pathogens Section – Dr. Philip R. Hardwidge
Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Monday, December 9, 8:45 AM – Michigan/Michigan State Room, 6th Floor
No. 113 – Title – E. coli virulence factors and the innate immune system

Respiratory Diseases Section – Dr. Amy Vincent
Veterinary Medical Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture–Agriculture Research Service, Ames, Iowa
Monday, December 9, 3:45 PM – Indiana/Iowa Room, 6th Floor
No. 132 – Title – Vaccine associated enhanced respiratory disease following influenza A virus challenge in pigs.

Vector–Borne and Parasitic Diseases Section – Dr. Ulrike Munderloh
Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
Monday, December 9, 10:00 AM – Denver/Houston Room, 5th Floor
No. 137 – Title – Rickettsial actin-based motility – revisited.

Viral Pathogenesis Section – Dr. Linda J. Saif
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, OARDC, FAHRP, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH
Tuesday, December 10, 10:45 AM – Los Angeles/Miami/Scottsdale Room, 5th Floor
No. 152 – Title – Intestinal ecological niches of enteric viruses influence their pathogenesis and diarrhea severity.