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GUEST SPEAKERS FOR CURRENT TOPICS IN CONSERVATION BIOLOGY

VME 294B, Conservation Biology and Veterinary Medicine, is a course offered this quarter that features discussion of current topics in conservation biology as they relate to veterinary medicine. Emphasis is on wildlife. There is a different speaker each week, and course leader Dr. Jonna Mazet invites all interested persons to attend.

The class is held each Thursday, 12:10-1:00 pm in 170 Schalm Lecture Hall.

Upcoming guest speakers and topics are:

January 23:

Scott Citino

"Translocation medicine"

January 30:

Chris Papouchis

"Puma conservation in California"

February 6:

Phil Miller

"Conservation modeling"

February 13:

Marguerite Pappaioanou

"The link between wildlife conservation and human health"

February 20:

Chris Kreuder

"Conservation science in action"

February 27:

Mary Poss

"Ecology of viral diseases: Lessons from endemic infections"

March 6:

Natalie Gates

"Wildlife disease in a National Park Service context"

March 13:

Marcela Uhart

"Paradigms vs. reality: Challenges for conservation in Latin America"