October
27
2022
12:00pm - 10:29pm EDT
Past Event

Event Description

Dr. Julie Villanueva and other CDC subject matter experts discuss background details of the outbreak and share current best practice considerations for sample requirements, diagnostic testing, and biosafety around packing and shipping specimens that may contain the Ebola virus.

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image of packing and shipping suspected ebola specimens

Event Speakers

Julie Villanueva

Julie Villanueva, PhD

Laboratory Preparedness and Response Branch Chief

CDC (Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, Ntl. Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases)

John Klena, PhD

John Klena, PhD

Team Lead- Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Diagnostics

CDC (Viral Special Pathogens Diagnostic Laboratory, Ntl. Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases)

Alicia Branch, PhD

Alicia Branch, PhD

Health Scientist (Safety Specialist) CDC (DDPHS, OLSS)

Trevor Shoemaker, PhD, MPH

Trevor Shoemaker, PhD, MPH

CDC (Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Ntl. Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases)

Team Lead- Epidemiology Surveillance and Health Education

Brian H. Harcourt

Brian Harcourt, PhD

CDC (Viral Special Pathogens Branch, Ntl. Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases) 

Biosafety Officer