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Climate Change Bites Webinar. [how climate change is driving vector-borne disease in plants, animals and humans]

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

The webinar consists of short presentations from:

  • Professor Gary Foster, Professor of Molecular Plant Pathology at the University of Bristol, specializing in plant virology and plant molecular biology,
  • Dr Rachel Lowe, Associate Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, specialising in the risk of disease transmission.
  • Dr Bethan Purse, senior scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, specialising in population ecology.
  • Dr Raman Velayudhan, Head of Veterinary Public Health, Vector Control and Environment, World Health Organization, specialising in dengue prevention and control.
  • Dr Tianna Brand, Foresight Advisor at the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), specialising in emerging global priorities and One Health.

 

Following the presentations, a panel discussion on the impact climate change is having on vector-borne diseases and what researchers can do to tackle this, including Q&A from the audience, will take place. Register for free here:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/climate-change-bites-tickets-180020224337?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Details

Date:
October 21
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/climate-change-bites-tickets-180020224337?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Organiser

BBSRC
Email:
lydia.gardner@bbsrc.ukri.org
Website:
https://bbsrc.ukri.org/news/events/2019/1905-eeid-partnership-building-workshop/

Venue

Virtual