Trends in tickborne diseases

The HHS Working Group on Lyme and Other Tickborne Diseases invites you to participate in an upcoming webinar:

Emerging Issues in Tickborne Diseases

Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm EDT


  • Dr. Paul Mead, CDC—Welcome and introduction
  • Denise Bonilla, USDA/APHIS—Update on the Asian longhorned tick (H. longicornis)
  • Dr. William Nicholson, CDC—Alpha-gal allergy following tick bite: What do we really know?
  • Dr. Kevin Esvelt, MIT—Mice against ticks: A community-guided effort to prevent Lyme disease via gene editing
  • Dr. Ben Beard, CDC—National Strategy for vector-borne diseases

We apologize for technical difficulties that you may have experienced during the June 13 webinar. A video will be available in the next several weeks at this site. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

2016 HHS joint webinar: Trends in Tickborne Diseases

2013 HHS joint webinar on Novel and Emerging Tickborne Diseases: Agents, Clinical Features, and Surveillance

Additional Reading