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Pathobiology Seminar Series

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Department of Pathobiology
2506 VMBSB, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana
Sep 23, 2019   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Free and open to the public.
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Kyasanur Forest Disease: An Example of One Health in India


William Sander, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Dr. Sander is assistant professor for preventive medicine and public health and director of the DVM/MPH joint degree program at University of Illinois – College of Veterinary Medicine. His current project in India focuses on the tick epidemiology of Kyasanur Forest Disease virus, a tick-borne flavivirus on the U.S. Select Agent list in southwest India. His project brings together collaborators from 3 Indian Universities, the Ministry of Agriculture, and the Ministry of Health. Prior to Illinois, he spent 6 years in Washington D.C. During that time, he spent 2 years at the U.S. EPA Office of Water as an AAAS Science and Technology Fellow and 3 years supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Cooperative Biological Engagement Program with Booz Allen Hamilton. He completed a small animal rotating internship at VCA Aurora and Berwyn Animal Hospitals and practiced in small animal and wildlife medicine for over 5 years. Dr. Sander received his B.A. from Colby College, his DVM from University of Wisconsin, and his MPH from Yale University. He’s a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and serves on their Membership and Outreach Committee. Additionally, he is on AVMA’s Council on Public Health.


Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:00 PM

2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building

2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana


For more information contact the Department of Pathobiology at 217-333-2449, email




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