2015 Research Highlights from the Office of Research and Graduate Studies
As part of the Summer Research Program, veterinary student Balbine Jourdan is working in Ethiopia to study the role of wildlife in circulating multi-drug resistant salmonella across space and species, which is currently unknown.
Dr. Jianrong Li, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, and his research team have received a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease to continue their work on developing a vaccine for human norovirus.
The wild horse and burro (a small donkey) population has surged to an unprecedented 67,000. Drs. Marco Coutinho da Silva & John Lannutti are collaborating in an effort to curb this overpopulation, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior.
There are 36.9 million people worldwide living with HIV, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, more than ever, a cure for HIV is in sight, thanks to researchers like Dr. Sanggu Kim, who joined the college's faculty in January.
Drs. Estelle Cormet-Boyaka and Amal Amer have received a $2.55 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for their research on Cystic Fibrosis.
Dr. Li Wu and his research team are dedicated to developing more effective strategies to combat HIV infection, which is one of the world's most fatal infectious diseases. Their research is partly supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health.