July 24 - August 4, 2017


 July 24-August 4, 2017   Cost of Workshop:  $1,100     Location:  Oregon State University


 Please Register by June 1, 2017

MB 599, 5 Credits




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This workshop is designed for professionals working in the fish health field and will emphasize recent advances and developments in our understanding of salmonid diseases.  The workshop is limited to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis.


  • Current immunological and molecular techniques.
  • Sampling for pathogens in wild populations.
  • New and emerging fish pathogens.
  • Cell culture techniques, including maintenance of cultures and viral identification.
  • Histopatology associated with salmonid diseases.
  • Current status of important viral, bacterial, and parasitic pathogens.
  • Salmonid disease treatment practices in Pacific Northwest hatcheries.
  • Epidemiology.




Viral diseases:  Cell Culture and Viral Diagnosis; Gael Kurath, NW Biol. Sci. Ctr.,
John Kaufman, ODFW
Bacterial Disease:  Richard Holt, OSU Microbiology ODFW; Marcia House,
NW Indian Fisheries Commission;
Craig Banner, ODFW;
Parasitic Diseases:  Jerri Bartholomew, OSU; Michael Kent, OSU Microbiology;
Craig Banner, ODFW; Kym Jacobson, NOAA Fisheries
Disease in Net Pen Culture; Michael Kent, OSU
Issues in Intensive Trout Culture; Scott LaPatra, Clear Springs Immunology and Stress:  Ken Cain, U. Idaho; Carl Schreck, OSU Fisheries and Wildlife
Molecular Diagnostics:  Sascha Hallett and Stephen Atkinson, OSU Microbiology Disease Control and Treatment:  Antonio Amanda, ODFW; Craig Banner, ODFW
Histopathology and Histology:  Jerry Heidel, OSU Vet Medicine; Sonia Mumford, USFWS Pharmacology:  Chris Wilson, Utah Division of Wildlife