The 2024 IIZD Symposium

This event on March 13-14, 2024 brought together top zoonotic disease experts, researchers, and curious minds to discuss the latest discoveries.

David Quammen presented his lecture titled "Dirty Boots and Dead Gorillas: Reporting on Dangerous Viruses from the Field" at 6:00 p.m. on March 13 as the opening keynote for the symposium, known as the Robert R. Marshak Public Lecture.

Co-hosted by

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David Quammen

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Distinguished experts from across the country showcased their latest breakthroughs in zoonotic disease research.

Featured scientific symposium speakers included:

Questions about the event? Contact Michael Black at