The Seventh U.S. BVDV Symposium which will be held immediately following the Conference of Research Workers in Animal
Diseases (CRWAD) in Chicago, IL from December 6-7, 2016.
The theme of this year’s Symposium is "Evolution and Ecology of BVDV: Implications for Health and Control".
The Symposium is organized across six thematic sessions, including 1)
BVDV molecular biology, 2) Emerging pestiviruses:
detection, host range, and taxonomy, 3) BVDV ecology and transmission,
4) BVDV pathology and pathogenesis, 5) BVDV diagnostics, and 6)
Principles of BVDV control. Each thematic session will feature an
invited presentation by scientists working with BVDV/pestiviruses,
followed by multiple research abstracts highlighting timely and
cutting-edge research being performed within each theme. Ample time for
discussion will be available for the audience and the speakers.
The Seventh BVDV Symposium will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, December 6-7, 2016
at the Chicago Marriott Downtown immediately following the conclusion
of the Conference for Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD). This
is being convened 20 years after the First U.S. BVDV Symposium held at
Cornell University in 1996. Registration for the Symposium can be done
Pre-Registration will close November 11, 2016.
The organizing committee is soliciting abstracts
for the Symposium. Author instructions can be found at CRWAD.org., and
abstracts can be submitted through CRWAD OASIS (On-Line Abstract
The deadline for abstract submission is September 9, 2016
For additional information, including the Symposium program, please visit the website: 7thBVDVSym.com