Conferences

2019 Conferences

4th Annual South Texas Vector-borne Disease Meeting
February 13–15, 2019
South Padre, TX
Italo Zecca, Selene Garcia Luna, and Sarah Hamer will give invited presentations.

 


2018 Conferences

3nd Annual South Texas Vector-borne Disease Meeting
February 14–16, 2018
South Padre, TX
Italo Zecca and Willy Jaurez will give invited presentations.

67th Annual International Wildlife Disease Association Conference
August 5–10, 2018
St. Augustine, FL
Carolyn will present a poster on ticks and tick-borne pathogens in Texas.

International Conference on Emerging Infectious Disease
August 26–29, 2018
Atlanta, GA
Alyssa will present canine cardiology and Chagas epidemiology research.

15th International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis and Other Tick-borne Diseases
September 11–14, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Sarah will present a poster on ticks and tick-borne pathogens associated with dogs and wildlife in Texas.

Society of Vector Ecology (SOVE)
October 8–11, 2018
Yosemite, CA — Tenaya Lodge

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 67th Annual Meeting
October 28–November 1, 2018
New Orleans, LA — Sheraton New Orleans & New Orleans Marriott

Medical Entomology Pre-meeting Course:
Vector-Borne Disease Risk and Prevention for the Clinician
October 28, 2018; 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sarah will teach a module.

2018 Entomological Society of America

November 11–14, 2018
Vancouver, BC, Canada


2017 Conferences

2nd Annual South Texas Vector-borne Disease Meeting
February 15–17, 2017
South Padre, TX
Invited presentations from S. Hamer lab and G. Hamer lab (Estelle Martin).

Gordon Research Seminar on Tropical Infectious Diseases
Gordon Conference on Tropical Infectious Diseases
Galveston, TX
March 11–12, 2017: Seminar (students/postdocs only).
Speaker applications due by Dec 11; regular applications due by Feb 11.
March 12–17, 2017: Conference.
Applications for this meeting must be submitted by February 12, 2017. Please apply early, as some meetings become oversubscribed (full) before this deadline.

91st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America
March 12–15, 2017
Memphis, TN — Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel
Sarah will give invited talk in emerging pathogen symposium.

65th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America
April 9–13, 2017
Austin, TX — Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin
Justin, Sarah, Gabe will present.

67th Annual James Steele Conferences on Diseases in Nature Tranmissible to Man
May 24-26, 2017
Irving, TX — Diamond Omni Mandalay Hotel
Valery will present a poster.

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum
June 8-10, 2017
National Harbor, MD — Gayord National Resort and Convention Center
Sarah will give invited talk in the International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Disease Special Interest Group.

66th Wildlife Disease Association Annual International Conference
July 23-28, 2017
Chiapas, Mexico
Italo, Carolyn, Gabe, and Sarah will present.

2017 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium
August 3-6, 2017
Bethesda, MD — NIH
Sarah Slack, Megan Ellis, and Julie Purnell will present posters.

7th International Congress of the Society for Vector Ecology (SOVE)
October 1–6, 2017
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

66th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
November 5–9, 2017
Baltimore, MD — The Baltimore Convention Center
Sarah will give invited presentation in tick-borne disease symposium. Carolyn was nominated and selected for presentation in ACME trainee symposim. Italo and Alyssa will present posters. Jillian will attend.


2016 Conferences

1st Annual South Texas Tropical Medicine and Vector Borne Disease Conference
February 17–19, 2016
South Padre, TX — Hilton Garden Inn
Sarah and Carolyn will give invited presentations on Chagas disease.

Entomological Society of America, Southwestern Branch
February 22–25, 2016
Tyler, TX
Alyssa, Italo and Karen will give oral presentations in the symposium ‘Vector-Borne Diseases Impacting Texas Citizens, Livestock and Pets.

66th Annual James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man (DIN)
May 25–27, 2016
San Antonio, TX
Lisa, Alyssa, Italo, Carolyn, and Karen will present posters.

61st Annual Meeting of American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists
August 5–9, 2016
San Antonio, TX — Westin Riverwalk Hotel
Rachel will give Merck Outstanding Graduate Student Keynote Presentation!

XXI International Congress of Entomology

September 25–30, 2016
Orlando, FL
Justin will present a poster on the identification of kissing bugs from look-alike species.

Texas Mosquito Control Association
October 19–20, 2016
Corpus Christi, TX — Embassy Suites,
Rachel will give the graduate student award presentation as recipient of the 2015 Gus Foyle Memorial Award.

American Public Health Association
October 29–November 2, 2016
Denver, CO
Italo will present his research from The Colonias.

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 65th Annual Meeting
November 13–17, 2016
Atlanta, GA — Atlanta Marriott Marquis and Hilton Atlanta
Sarah, Rachel, and Alyssa will present.

American College of Veterinary Pathologists
December 3–7, 2016
New Orleans, LA — Hyatt Regency Hotel
Carolyn will present 2 papers.


2015 Conferences

Gordon Research Seminar: Tropical Infectious Diseases (geared toward students/postdocs)
Gordon Research Conference: Tropical Infectious Diseases
March 7–8, 2015 (GRS);  March 8-13, 2015 (GRC)
Galveston, TX — Hotel Galvez
For the GRS: abstracts for oral slot due Dec. 7; ongoing submission of poster abstracts.
For the GRC: application deadline Feb. 7, but may be over-subscribed, so earlier is advised.

Keystone Symposia (The Arthropod Vector: Controller of Transmission)
May 12–17, 2015
Taos, NM
Scholarship Deadline: Jan. 13; Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jan. 13;
Abstract Deadline: Feb. 11; Discounted Registration Deadline: Mar. 11, 2015

Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man, 65th annual
May 20–22, 2015
Galveston, TX — San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center
Abstracts due Jan. 30.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases
May 26–29, 2015
Athens, GA — The University of Georgia
Preference will be given to abstracts submitted by Apr. 1.

Entomological Society of America, North Central Branch
May 31–June 2, 2015
Manhattan, Kansas
Sarah will give invited presentation in the Ecology and Control of Disease Vectors Symposium.

American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists 60th Annual Meeting
July 11–14, 2015
Boston, MA

Wildlife Disease Association International Conference
July 26–30, 2015
Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia — Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Student awards applications and abstracts due by March 16.
Regular abstract submission closes Mar. 29.
Early-bird registration closes April 26.

International Conference on Lyme Borreliosis and other Tick-borne Diseases / ICLB2015
September 27–30, 2015
Vienna, Austria — Parkhotel Schönbrunn
Abstract and early-bird registration deadline Mar. 31.

US Animal Health Association, 119th Annual Meeting
October 22­–28, 2015
Providence, RI
Sarah will give an invited presentation via webinar to the Rabies and Public Health committee.

64th Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
October 25-29, 2015
Philadelphia, PA — Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Abstracts due Apr. 8.


2014 Conferences

Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California
February 18–­21, 2014
Mission Bay, CA
Gabe will attend; this group provided a research grant to him.

Southwestern Branch Entomological Society of America
February 24-27, 2014
San Antonio, TX — El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
Rachel and Emily plan to lead an entomology expo on blood-sucking vectors.
Abstract deadline Jan. 15.

American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
March 14–16, 2014
Alexandria, VA
Rachel will present a poster.

Texas A&M Entomology Extension Retreat
March 18–19, 2014
New Braunfels, TX
Rachel will give an invited talk.

Ecological Integration Symposium, Texas A&M Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Group
March 21-22, 2014
College Station, TX — Texas A&M University
Adrian, Andrew, Emily, Jaime, and Rachel plan to present.
Deadline for competition entries is Mar. 1.

Texas A&M Student Research Week
March 25–28, 2014
College Station, TX — Texas A&M University,
Registration open until Feb. 17.Adrian will present.

Chagas Disease Seminar
South Texans’ Property Rights Association
May 6, 2014
Kingsville, TX — Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute
Sarah will give an invited talk on canine Chagas.

National Conference on Urban Entomology
May 18–21, 2014
San Antonio, TX
Gabe has been invited to speak in the Mosquito Control in Urban Areas symposium.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Disease (EEID) Conference
June 1­3, 2014
Fort Collins, CO — Colorado State University
Call for poster presentations only, Abstract deadline Apr. 20.

James Steele Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man (DIN)
June 25–­­27, 2014
Dallas, TX
Sarah, Gabe, Rachel will present; Lisa will attend.
Abstracts due Mar. 1.

American Association Veterinary Parasitologists
July 26­–29, 2014
Denver, CO
Rachel and Miranda will present.
Abstracts due May 16.

American Society of Parasitologists
July 24–­27, 2014
New Orleans, LA — Sheraton New Orleans
Jaime and Adrian will present.

Aransas Research Symposium
September 10, 2014
Port Aransas, TX — Mission Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve (MA-NERR)
Miranda, Gabe and Sarah will attend; Miranda will present.

Society of Vector Ecology
September 28–October 2, 2014
San Antonio, TX
Rachel, Gabe, and Sarah will attend; Rachel will present.

Texas Mosquito Control Association
October 7­–8, 2014
Galveston, TX
Emily and Gabe will attend; Emily will present.

Entomological Society of America
November 16–19, 2014
Portland, OR
Gabe has been selected to provide the annual review in medical entomology keynote; Sarah, Andrew, and Emily will also present.
Abstract submissions due May 30.