July 8 -19; 2019


 July 8-19, 2019
  Cost of Workshop:  $1,200     Location:  Oregon State University


 Please Register by
May 20, 2019

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.,
Melissa White, ODFW
Bacterial Disease:  Amy Long, PBS; Marcia House, NW Indian Fisheries Commission;
Diane Elliott, USGS
Parasitic Diseases:  Dr. Jerri Bartholomew, OSU; Dr. Michael Kent, OSU Microbiology;
Kym Jacobson, NOAA Fisheries
Disease in Net Pen Culture; Dr. Michael Kent, OSU
Genetics of Pathogen Resistance, Damien Barrett, OSU
Immunology and Stress:  Dr. Brian Dolan, OSU Vet Med; Dr. Carl Schreck,
OSU Fisheries and Wildlife
Molecular Diagnostics:  Drs. Sascha Hallett and Stephen Atkinson, OSU Microbiology Disease Control and Treatment:  Sarah Bjork and Jerry Jones, ODFW
Histopathology and Histology:  Dr. Sean Spagnoli, OSU; Dr. Aimee Reed, ODFW
Disease Ecology:  Dr. Jerri Bartholomew, OSU