Podcast and Webinars

CWD podcasts and webinars feature national and international experts and experienced professionals representing hunter groups, prion biology, diagnostics and epidemiology, wildlife management and health, and human health.

In addition, we also feature the below podcasts and webinars produced by other individuals or organizations as helpful resources on CWD. The following list does not signify an endorsement by CIDRAP.

CIDRAP Webinars

October 12, 2021 - View the CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted webinar with Drs. Sylvie Benestad and Jørn Våge as they provide an update on the disease in Norway.

June 28, 2021 - View the CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted webinar with Dr. Byron Caughey on amplification assays used for the detection of prion diseases—with a focus on RT-QuIC technology.

June 10, 2021 - View the CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted webinar with Drs. Jason Bartz and Tracy Nichols as they presented on the currently validated CWD diagnostic assays IHC and ELISA. 

January 19, 2021 - View the CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted panel discussion on the comprehensive report published by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, detailing best practices for the prevention, surveillance, and management of CWD. 

September 24, 2020 - View the CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted webinar with Nick Pinizzotto as he presents on what hunters should know about CWD.

July 7, 2020View the CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted webinar with Dr. Vic Adamowicz as he presented a webinar on human dimensions of CWD and implications for disease management and surveillance [slides].

December 11, 2019 View the CIDRAP CWD Resource Center hosted webinar with Dr. Debbie McKenzie as she presented a webinar on prions, CWD strains, and potential implications for the species barrier [slides].

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November 13, 2019Listen to our discussion with Dr. Russ Mason, current Executive in Residence with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Adjunct Professor with Michigan State University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, regarding some of the numerous challenges that CWD presents from a wildlife management perspective.

October 22, 2019 - Listen to a discussion between the director of CIDRAP, Dr. Michael Osterholm, and Nick Pinizzotto, President and CEO of the National Deer Alliance, regarding the current status of federal leadership on CWD and what contributions the National Deer Alliance is making.

 

Non-CIDRAP Podcasts on CWD

WildFed Podcast: What You Need to Know About Chronic Wasting Disease with Dr. Krysten Schuler

Minnesota Center for Prion Research and Outreach (MNPRO) Webinar Series

University of Calgary OneHealth CWD Workshop – Session 1

University of Calgary OneHealth CWD Workshop – Session 2

American Society for Microbiology: Prions and Chronic Wasting Disease with Jason Bartz

Hunt Talk Radio Ep. 094: Chronic Wasting Disease – Facts Matter featuring Drs. Krysten Schuler and Kelly Straka

The Joe Rogan Experience Ep. 1154: Doug Duren & Bryan Richards

The MeatEater Podcast Ep. 70: Chronic Wasting Disease featuring Doug Duren and Bryan Richards

Modern Carnivore Ep. 007: Chronic Wasting Disease featuring Dr. Lou Cornicelli

Sportmen’s Nation: Coffee & Deer – Chronic Wasting Disease: Know the Carcass Transportation Rules

Sportmen’s Nation: Coffee & Deer – Talking CWD with Bryan Richards of USGS

Wired to Hunt Ep. 177: A CWD Overview, Hunting the Pre-Rut, Debating the Lull & More

Wired to Hunt Ep. 196: What To Do When CWD Arrives featuring Doug Duren

Wired to Hunt Ep. 269: CWD, Shed Hunting, and Western Whitetails