Every year, Bay Area Lyme sponsors dozens of community events as part of our mission to support awareness and prevention of tick-borne disease. These events include our annual LymeAid benefit concert and gala, our new Distinguished Speaker Series, dozens of education events at schools and outdoor organizations, and much, much more! 

Check out our upcoming events (below) to find out how you can get involved or take a look at Recent Events to see what we’ve been up to. We hope to see you soon. 

To invite us to participate in an event or to find out more about any of these upcoming events, please contact info@bayarealyme.org.

Upcoming Events


June 18–19, 2019 • San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Lyme has sponsored the Quantitative Biosciences Institute at UCSF conference: Arthropod-borne Diseases in the Age of Quantitative Biology 

Co-organized by Seemay Chou of UCSF and Andrea Swei of San Francisco State University, the Arthropod-borne Diseases in the Age of Quantitative Biology Symposium will be held at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco on June 18-19, 2019. Under the leadership of Dr. Nevan Krogan, the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) seeks transformative results in biomedicine by supporting fundamental quantitative research in the biological sciences. In support of this mission, the symposium will focus on challenges and opportunities in vector-borne disease research, with the goal of bringing together diverse perspectives ranging from disease ecology to mechanisms of pathogenesis. Click here to register.

Sunday, July 7, 2019 • San Rafael, CA

Sheepdog Trials at the Marin County Fair 

On Sunday, July 7, Bay Area Lyme will present at the Marin County Fair to help build awareness in Marin County. Visit our green tent in the “barnyard” to get the latest information about Lyme disease prevention and receive free “tick keys”. Click here to plan your day at the fair.

Sheepdog Trials Marin

 

September 14–15, 2019  • Stanford, CA

Stanford Lyme Conference: Emerging Research, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Illness

The goal of this conference is to educate clinicians, health care providers, residents and fellows on the state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic approach to Lyme disease, and to educate participants in the current understanding of Lyme disease pathobiology and research findings.

This is a national conference designed for physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, advanced practice nurses, professional nurses, physician assistants, researchers, and psychologists specializing in Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology, Complimentary Medicine, Family Medicine and Community Health, Infectious Disease and Global Health,  Internal Medicine, Neurological Surgery, and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review microbial infections transmitted through tick bites
  • Incorporate diagnostic evaluation strategies for patients following tick bites
  • Determine the appropriate management and therapeutic approach for patients following tick bite
  • Incorporate appropriate therapeutic approaches for patients that test positive for borrelia burgdorferi infection on two-tier testing

Click here for more information and to register.

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 • Carmel, CA

Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases—the Ticks, the Science, and the Controversy

Click here for details about our free Speaker Series.