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May 2019 ChABSA Technical Seminar

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“Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife: A Biosecurity Threat”

Dr. Karen R. Lips of

University of Maryland, College Park

Will Present on:

“Emerging Infectious Diseases of Wildlife: A Biosecurity Threat”

Dr. Karen Lips is Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland. She has a B.S. in Zoology from the University of South Florida, and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Miami. She is a field ecologist who studies how global change affects biodiversity. She is interested in how the loss of biodiversity affects communities and ecosystems, and how human activities contribute to the spread of disease and loss of biodiversity. Dr. Lips was a Jefferson Science Fellow at the Department of State, where she worked in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, and where she served as an Embassy Science Fellow in Colombia. Dr. Lips is a Research Associate at the US Museum of Natural History, an AAAS Leshner Leadership Public Engagement Fellow, an AAAS Fellow, an ESA Fellow, and an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow. She was awarded the President's Award of the Chicago Zoological Society, a Bay and Paul Biodiversity Leadership Award, the Sabin Amphibian Conservation Award in 2012, and the inaugural UMD Impact Communicator Award. Dr. Lips is interested in increasing engagement on environmental issues, promoting scientific leadership, and fostering international scientific collaborations.

 

May 15th, 2019 6:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
1 Medimmune Way
MedImmune HQ
Gaithersburg, 20878
United States
May 21019 Technical Seminar $ 40.00
Speaker $ 0.01
Council $ 0.01
Remote Viewing $ 35.00

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