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LSU to Host Free Webinar on "The Relationship Between the Environment and the Coronavirus"

LSU's College of the Coast & Environment, School of Public Health and School of Veterinary Medicine will host a free webinar, titled "The Relationship Between the Environment and the Coronavirus," including a Q&A, on April 2, at 10 a.m.
Ernie Ballard | Tue Mar 24, 2020

03/24/2020
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s College of the Coast & Environment, School of Public Health and School of Veterinary Medicine will host a free webinar, titled “The Relationship Between the Environment and the Coronavirus,” including a Q&A, on April 2, at 10 a.m. 

WHAT: “The Relationship Between the Environment and the Coronavirus” Webinar—part of the LSU Earth Day Lecture Series. The webinar will include the following:

  • Welcome and opening comments by Christopher D’Elia, professor and dean, LSU College of the Coast & Environment
  • “Pathogens Emerging: The Need for One Health Teams” by Joel Baines, dean and Dr. Kenneth F. Burns Chair in Veterinary Medicine, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • “First SARS-CoV, then MERS, and now SARS-CoV-2: The Pandemic Potentials of Beta Coronaviruses” by Jim Diaz, professor and program director, Environmental/Occupational Health Sciences MPH, LSU School of Public Health
  • Q&A moderated by Fabio Del Piero, professor, Pathobiological Sciences, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Closing Remarks by Christopher D’Elia, professor and dean, LSU College of the Coast & Environment
     

WHO: This event is free and open to the public. Speakers include:

  • Christopher D’Elia, professor and dean, LSU College of the Coast & Environment
  • Joel Baines, dean and Dr. Kenneth F. Burns Chair in Veterinary Medicine, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Jim Diaz, professor and program director, Environmental/Occupational Health Sciences MPH, LSU School of Public Health
  • Fabio Del Piero, professor, Pathobiological Sciences, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
     

WHERE: Register to receive the webinar link via https://lsucv.eventbrite.com.  

WHEN: April 2, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

 

 

 

Contact Christine Wendling
College of the Coast & Environment
christinew@lsu.edu  

Ginger Guttner
School of Veterinary Medicine
ginger@lsu.edu  

Ernie Ballard
LSU Media Relations
225-578-5685
eballa1@lsu.edu