Rochester Community and Technical College
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Minnesota
#: CBEP   ID: 9154   Section: 031021C19  
Description:
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal, neurological disease of deer, elk, and moose that is spreading through Minnesota. CWD is caused by infectious, misfolded proteins, i.e., prions, that cause a chain reaction that leads to neurodegeneration and death. Prions are especially concerning because of their potential to infect other species, universal lethality, and ability to remain infectious in the environment for years. We will discuss the spread of CWD in Minnesota and implications for deer, elk, and moose conservation, food production, and human health.
Bring to Class:
Location:
Online via Zoom, link will be sent via email prior to the class
 
Day(s):
Time:
1:00 PM
Sessions:
1
Cost:
$10.00
Instructor:
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
03/10/2021   1:00PM - 2:30PM