2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

NEVBD held the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting on 12 January 2021. Use this page to access program information, presentation recordings, and posters.

Program Agenda and Materials

The following lectures from the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting are available for viewing where author permission has been granted. If you are unable to access the embedded video below, you can also access the recording through the Cornell Video on Demand Service.

NEVBD 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting Agenda


Video Time Stamps:

  • Greetings and Spring Program Announcements (Laura Harrington, Emily Mader, NEVBD)
  • 11:45 - Role of West Nile Virus genetic diversity in driving transmission in New York State (Alexander Ciota, Wadsworth Center Arbovirus Laboratory, NYSDOH)
  • 37:35 - Vector competence of human biting ticks Ixodes scapularis, Amblyomma americanum, and Dermacentor variabilis for Powassan virus (Rohit Sharma, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station)
  • 56:00 - The impact of environmental and biological factors on the blood and sugar feeding behavior of New York Aedes albopictus (Kara Fikrig, Cornell University)
  • 1:11:17 - Efficacy of larvicide treatments to suppress Culex pipiens populations (Joseph McMillan, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station)
  • 1:25:18 - Pesticide resistance monitoring network (James Burtis, CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (fmr. Cornell University))
  • 1:45:05 - Effects of pyrethroids, carbamates, and growth regulators on Haemaphysalis longicornis in the field and impacts on non-targets (Matthew Bickerton, Rutgers University)
  • 2:01:34 - Development of a multi-model ensemble to forecast tickborne diseases in the US (Daniel Ruiz Carrascal, Columbia University)
  • 2:15:51 - Passive and active tick surveillance as predictors of Lyme disease cases in New York State (Maria del Pilar Fernandez, Washington State University (fmr. Columbia University))
  • 2:31:07 - National Public Health Framework for the Prevention and Control of Vector-Borne Diseases in Humans + Updates from CDC-DVBD (Jeff Borchert, CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases)
  • 2:50:14 - VectorSurv Disease Surveillance System Overview (Chris Barker, University of California Davis)
  • 3:10:06 - VectorSurv: New Jersey Experience (Scott Crans, New Jersey State Mosquito Control Commission)
  • 3:24:34 - Community engaged surveillance to track the emergence of ticks and tick-borne diseases in New York (Saravanan Thangamani, SUNY Upstate Medical University)
  • 3:34:22 - Effect of temperature and relative humidity on the Asian longhorned tick survival (Julia Gonzalez, Rutgers University)
  • 3:47:36 - Management of an established population of the Ehrlichia spp. vector Amblyomma americanum using 4-poster feeding devices in coastal Connecticut (Kirby Stafford, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station)
  • 4:03:34 - Methoprene efficacy trial for the control of Culiseta melanura in Massachusetts (Todd Duval, Bristol County Mosquito Control)
  • 4:13:10 - CSTE position statement: standardized case definition for Alpha-Gal Syndrome (Allison James, Arkansas Dept. of Health)
  • 4:31:41 - Review of NEVBD Master of Entomology Program Curriculum and Outcomes (Laura Harrington, Cornell University)
  • 4:48:21 - Vector-Borne Disease Advocacy in 2021 (Emily Mader, NEVBD)
  • 4:54:25 - Mosquito + Tick Working Group Initiatives 2021 (Emily Mader, NEVBD)

Poster Session Archive

NEVBD hosted a poster session for the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting through the online platform VirtualPosterSession.org. Where author permission has been granted, posters presented during this meeting have been archived on a dedicated page.

NEVBD Poster Session