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International Symposium on AI

From 5-8 April 2009, the 7th International Symposium on Avian Influenza: Avian Influenza in Poultry and Wild Birds will take place at the University of Georgia Centre for Continuing Education, Athens, Georgia, USA.

During this event, oral and poster presentations will focus on:
• Avian influenza in poultry and wild birds
• Pathobiology
• Virus reservoirs and ecology
• The molecular basis of virulence
• Vaccines and diagnostics
• Phylogenetics and molecular epidemiology
• Risk assessment
• Transmission
• National and international control strategies
• Economics
• Updates on recent highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks
• Impact on human health with a focus on occupational and exposure risks

Abstract submission begins on 1 September (deadline 30 November)
Proceedings papers due on 16 March 2009

For further information, click here

This symposium is organised by the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, USDA/ARS, and is sponsored by The American Association of Avian Pathologists, USDA/ARS, USDA/APHIS, USDA/CSREES, Merial, United States Animal Health Association

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