Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

New Grants Awarded June-September, 2018

September 21, 2018
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Matthew Aliota: "Zika Virus Evolutionary Dynamics in Host Adaption," funded by  NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, 6/15/18-1/31/19, and "Previous Exposure to Dengue as a Risk Factor for Zika During Pregnancy," funded by NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, 6/1/18-12/31/22. 

Tim Johnson: "Mitigation of Antibiotic Resistance in Poultry Through Resensitization, Vaccination, and Microbial Restoration," funded by USDA NIFA, 7/1/18-6/30/22. 

Michael Murtaugh: "Rapid, Pen-Side Molecular Diagnostic Tool for Foreign Animal Disease," funded by National Pork Board, 6/1/18-5/31/20. 

Kakambi Nagaraja: "Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of a Live Temperature Sensitive (Ts) Mutant Ornithobacterium Rhinotracheale Vaccine for Use in Turkeys in the Field," funded by USDA NIFA, 6/1/18-5/31/19. 

Randy Singer: "Longitudinal On-Farm Broiler AMR Investigation in California," funded by California Department of Food & Agriculture, 8/1/18-9/30/20 and "Defining Minnesota's Environmental Antibiotic and Antibiotic Resistance Footprint," funded by Legislative-Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR), 7/1/18-6/30/21.

Bruce Walcheck: "Enhancing the Function of CD16a in Natural Killer Cells to Improve Tumor Cell Killing," funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 8/13/18-8/12/19.