Invited Speakers


Lisa Ferguson, D.V.M.                        

Senior Staff Veterinarian

U.S. Department of Agriculture

APHIS, Veterinary Services

Emergency Programs

Riverdale, MD 20737-1231


Azra Ghani, Ph.D.

Reader in Infectious Disease Modelling
Department of Infectious & Tropical Diseases
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London WC1E 7HT

Richard Knight, M.D.

Director, UK CJD Surveillance Unit

Western General Hospital

Edinburgh, Scotland


Marc Turner, MB ChB, PhD, FCRP(Lond), FRCP (Ed), FRCPath.

Senior Lecturer in Immunohaematology and Transfusion Medicine,

University of Edinburgh

Clinical Director, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service.

51 Little France Crescent,

Edinburgh EH16 4SA,

Scotland, UK.



Speakers for Industry


Dr. Sam Coker

Principal Scientist Prion Research

Pall Corporation


Robert Rohwer, Ph. D. (speaking on behalf of Promedic and ARC)

Director, Molecular Neuro-Virology Unit

VA Medical Center 151

10N. Green Street

Baltimore, MD. 21202


Dr. Ralph Zahn


Alicon AG

Wagistrasse 23

CH-8952 Zurich-Schlieren