The James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Humans

DIN is a not-for-profit conference and serves as a forum for the presentation of epidemiological investigations, clinical case studies, basic and applied research, and other topics in emerging and current zoonotic and environmentally-acquired infectious diseases. The conference's goal is to increase knowledge and awareness of these diseases within the veterinary, medical, public health, and academic research communities.

Participants include physicians, physician assistants, nurses, veterinarians, epidemiologists, virologists, microbiologists, parasitologists, entomologists, sanitarians, public health professionals, wildlife biologists, animal control officers, and others involved in the diagnosis, investigation, prevention, control, and research of zoonoses and environmentally-acquired infectious diseases.

DIN is sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health Services Zoonosis Control Branch with assistance provided by the Texas Health Institute. For more information about zoonoses in Texas, please visit the Zoonosis Control Branch's website.

Dedicated to improving the public health through a better understanding of zoonoses

and environmentally-acquired infectious diseases.