PENN SCIENCE CAFE- “Re-invasion of Lyme Disease in the Northeastern United States”

PENN SCIENCE CAFE- “Re-invasion of Lyme Disease in the Northeastern United States”

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

6:00 pm (event ends at 7:00 pm)

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Free

PENN SCIENCE CAFE- “Re-invasion of Lyme Disease in the Northeastern United States”
PENN SCIENCE CAFE- “Re-invasion of Lyme Disease in the Northeastern United States”
Dustin Brisson, associate professor in the Biology Department, School of Arts & Sciences

“Re-invasion of Lyme Disease in the Northeastern United States”
Lyme disease appears to have re-emerged in the late 1900s after hundreds of years of near complete absence. In this talk, Dustin Brisson will share his research exploring how and why Lyme disease has recently and rapidly returned to be the most prevalent vector-borne disease in North America.
Venue Information:
World Cafe Live Philadelphia
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
http://philly.worldcafelive.com/