Penn Science Café: ‘Re-invasion of Lyme Disease in the Northeastern United States’

Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721
Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Thursday, September 7, 2017

WHO:

Dustin Brisson
Department of Biology
School of Arts & Sciences
​​​​​​​University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:

Penn Science Café: “Re-invasion of Lyme Disease in the Northeastern United States”

WHEN:

Tuesday, September 12, 6-7 p.m.

WHERE:

World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia

​​​​​​​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.