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Salmon Disease Workshop

Salmon Disease Workshop

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

Please Register by May 20, 2019

MB 599, 5 Credits

Go to link to register; you will be prompted to set up a registration account prior to completing the conference registration.


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.

Examples of topics

  • 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