Archive for 2014

TWiV 311: Bulldogs go viral

Vincent visits the University of Georgia where he speaks with Zhen Fu and Biao He about their work on rabies virus and paramyxoviruses.

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine receives Gates Foundation grant to study norovirus

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ralph A. Tripp, a professor of infectious diseases, will lead a team in pursuit of innovative global health and development research on norovirus.

Bovine Viral Diarrhea

Recent articles have publicized the premiums paid for BVD tested calves in some internet auctions. According to an analysis of Superior Livestock Auction data of more than 400,000 head marketed during 2013, the average premium paid for BVD-PI Free status calves was $2.97 per hundredweight.

Focus on the Faculty: Julie Moore

Julie Moore, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has traveled the world to study the impact of malaria on pregnant women and their babies and uses her experiences to add color and context to the concepts she discusses in the classroom.

Possible Rabies bite/exposure case?

Possible Rabies bite/exposure case?

Focus on the Faculty: Vanessa Ezenwa

Associate professor Vanessa Ezenwa, who has a joint appointment in the Odum School of Ecology and the College of Veterinary Medicine, says one of the highlights of her career is taking undergraduate and graduate students to Africa to conduct field research.

Edward Jenner poster prize

Congratulations to Lisa McEwen, one of three winners of the Edward Jenner poster prize!

Nine faculty named Service-Learning Fellows for 2014-2015

The Office of Service-Learning, a unit of the UGA Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach and the Office of the Vice President for Instruction, has selected nine faculty members to serve as 2014-15 Service-Learning Fellows. They will spend the academic year exploring ways to integrate experiential learning into their teaching and research.

Infectious disease faculty’s studies enhance university’s research enterprise

Building upon UGA's strengths in cutting-edge infectious disease research, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents provided funding in 2007 to hire seven new faculty members working at the forefront of infectious disease prevention and control.

CE from the Athens Dlab – 7 CE hours; Aug 24, 2014

S is for Serology: Unraveling the mysteries of companion animal serologySponsored by Zoetis® Summary: Ever submit serum for a test and once the results are back have difficulty interpreting them? Did I ask for the wrong test? Is the test measuring antibodies or antigen? What are the next steps for […]


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