National Meeting on Tick-Borne Diseases

05 May 2018
8:30am - 5:00pm CDT

Join us for the
2018 Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases (CEVBD) National Meeting on Tick-Borne Diseases!

Hilton Garden Inn - Manhattan, Kansas

May 5, 2018

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


The Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases (CEVBD) is an interdisciplinary research center at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. The primary focus of CEVBD is to conduct research on vector-borne diseases of importance to animal and human health.  Its goals also include disseminating the current knowledge through continuing education conferences. The conference will offer DVM Continuing Education credits. The CEVBD will hold its first annual national conference to provide the most up-to-date information to participants on tick-borne diseases. Renowned scientists with a high level of expertise on tick-borne diseases will be among the speakers (listed below).  The conference is open to scientists, doctors, veterinarians and others having interest in learning about tick-borne diseases.

Currently Confirmed Invited Speakers: 

Dr. J. Stephen Dumler, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

Dr. Christopher Paddock, MD, MPHTM, Medical Officer, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia  

Dr. Ed Breitschwerdt, DVM, DACVIM, Professor of Internal Medicine, Vector Borne Disease Diagnostics, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Dr. Hans Coetzee, BVSc, PhD, Professor, Department Head and Interim Director of Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State (NICKS) and Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine (ICCM), Department of Anatomy and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University

Dr. Roman Ganta, MS, PhD, Professor and Director, Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases, Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University.


  • Early Registration (Register before March 9) - $150
  • Regular Registration (Register from March 9- April 27) - $175
  • Late/Onsite Registration (Register after April 27) - $200

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Hotel Information

There are rooms available at the Hilton Garden Inn. The room rate is $109. Please make rooming reservations by this April 5. Make your reservations by calling 785-532-9116 and referring to the CEVBD Meeting.

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05 May 2018
8:30am - 5:00pm CDT

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