Department of Population Health, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
Lab Tech III

Educational Background

Lab Tech II since November 2001; mycoplasma lab, i.e. serological tests, culture and ID of Poultry mycoplasma, and preparation of antigens for serological tests. Assists with research trials, teaching, cultures, and serological testing skills to workhsop groups as well as visiting scientists.

Teaching Experience: Previous to UGA: Certified Quality Technician from July 1992 to November 2001.

Research Interests: Poultry mycoplasma culture and ID.

Activities: Active member and leader of Glade United Methodist Church Ogelthorpe County Georgia. Lay delegate to UMC Annual Conference.


BSA in Agricultural Education, UGA June1990.

Assoc., Science Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton GA Dec. 1979.


Molecular characterization of Mycoplasma gallisepticum isolates from Jordan. Gharaibeh S, Laibinis V, Wooten R, Stabler L, Ferguson-Noel N. Avian Dis. 2011 Jun;55(2):212-6.

The Mycoplasma gallisepticum 16S-23S rRNA intergenic spacer region sequence as a novel tool for epizootiological studies. Raviv Z, Callison S, Ferguson-Noel N, Laibinis V, Wooten R, Kleven SH. Avian Diseases 2007 Sep;51(3):738-43.

Role of Mycoplasma synoviae in commercial layer Escherichia coli perotonitis syndrome. Raviv Z, Ferguson-Noel N, Laibinis V, Wooten R, Kleven SH. Avian Dis. 2007 Sep;51(3):685-90.

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