CIDRAP CWD Resource Center-hosted webinars feature national and international experts and experienced professionals representing hunter groups, prion biology, diagnostics and epidemiology, wildlife management and health, and human health.

  • October 12, 2021 - Sylvie Benestad, PhD, and Jørn Våge, DVM, PhD, provide an update on CWD in Norway.
  • June 28, 2021 - Byron Caughey, PhD, discusses amplification assays used to detect prion diseases, with a focus on RT-QuIC technology.
  • June 10, 2021 - Jason Bartz, PhD, and Tracy Nichols, PhD, present on the currently validated CWD diagnostic assays IHC and ELISA. 
  • January 19, 2021 - A panel discusses a comprehensive report published by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies on best practices for the prevention, surveillance, and management of CWD. 
  • September 24, 2020 - Nick Pinizzotto, MA, presents on what hunters should know about CWD.
  • July 7, 2020 - Vic Adamowicz, PhD, talks about human dimensions of CWD and implications for disease management and surveillance [slides].
  • December 11, 2019 -  Debbie McKenzie, PhD, presents a webinar on prions, CWD strains, and potential implications for the species barrier [slides].

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