Tumor Virus Committee

Mission Statement

To inform the AAAP membership about tumor virus episodes in poultry, and to educate on the strategies for accurate diagnosis, prevention, and control. 

Committee Composition 

The committee has a Chair and Chair Elect, both positions are for 2 years each. The Chair Elect serves for 2 years, then serves as Chair for the following 2 years. Core committee membership is based on attendance and involvement within the committee. There are no official Subcommittees, only ad hoc Subcommittees for special projects

Objectives

  1. To collect and exchange information on tumor virus research, and field outbreaks among committee members and AAAP membership.
  2. To review and report to the AAAP Board and members, new information on the incidence, diagnosis, pathogenesis, epidemiology, and economic impact of tumor virus diseases.
  3. To advise the AAAP Board on appropriate actions to reduce the severity of tumor virus diseases.
  4. To plan and carry out educational programs on poultry viral tumor diseases for the AAAP membership.

Resources

Tumor Virus Committee Members Page
Tumor Virus Committee Forum

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