9:30–10:15:

Emerging Fungal Pathogens—Past, Present, and Future

Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

10:15–10:45: Discussion
10:45–11:00: Break

Session I
Environmental Factors Influencing the Emergence
and Spread of Fungal Diseases

Moderator: Steven Brickner, Ph.D.
11:00–11:30:

Climate, Extreme Weather Events, and Fungal Disease Emergence and Spread

Compton (Jim) Tucker, Ph.D., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

11:30–12:00:

Trade-Mediated Spread of Fungal Disease and Resulting Shifts in Amphibian Conservation Status and Practices

Ché Weldon, Ph.D., North-West University

12:00–12:30:

Weather, Globalization, and Trade—Impacts on Invasion and Dispersal of Fungal Plant Pathogens

Jim Stack, Ph.D., Kansas State University

(for Michael Jeger, Ph.D., Imperial College London)

12:30–1:00:

Geography, Climate, Dust, and Disease—Epidemiology of Valley Fever (Coccidioides Spp.) and Ways It Might Be Controlled

John Galgiani, M.D., University of Arizona

1:00–1:20: Discussion
1:20–2:00: Lunch


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