Microbe 2018

Parasitic diseases have an influential affect on global, human and animal health. This session includes three leading experts on food-borne disease transmitted via parasites.

Science communication experts discuss creative ways (like variations of escape-the-room, the Up-Goer Five Challenge, or edible learning aids) to get people to interact with science.

Is the five-second rule true? Can you catch the same cold twice? We explore some of the common microbial myths to discern fact from fiction. 

CDC Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat has extensive experience in global health and science advocacy. Jennifer Gardy interviews Schuchat about emerging disease threats and what advice for early-career scientists Schuchat can offer.