Karly Pecua

Morgan George

Robert Hollett

Robert Gafnea

Jordan Richardson

Engineered dog virus combats coronaviruses

A team of researchers at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a COVID-19 vaccine candidate that has proven successful in promoting an immune response in early test models. The team is led by Biao He, the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine at […]

Staying the Course in the Face of Chaos

It has been a little under a month since COVID-19 was first recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Around the world, people from all walks of life have been asked to adapt to a new lifestyle—one of constant change and social distancing. Despite the upheaval, the University […]

Hannah Walker

AHRC Training

The Office of Biosafety along with AHRC staff provides comprehensive BSL-3 training to all incoming students, principal investigators, and employees. Our training program includes introductory, annual follow-up, and study specific training that, with documented completion, allows possible independent access into the AHRC vivarium. Training topics include: Bells & whistles- introduction […]

AHRC Services

Looking for a safe, secure, state-of-the-art facility for your next research project? The AHRC can be the perfect partner. You may conduct your project in one of the AHRC’s laboratories or have one of our researchers oversee the completion of your study. We offer: Study Design The AHRC administration and […]

Eric R. Lafontaine

Eric R. Lafontaine

One component of my research program consists of identifying and characterizing surface antigens expressed by pathogenic bacteria including Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei. Given their cellular location at the host-pathogen interface, surface antigens play key roles in bacterial virulence. We believe that studying their biological functions will shed light on […]

Ralph Tripp

Ralph A. Tripp

Dr. Ralph Tripp is a Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine and is a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Vaccine and Therapeutics. Dr. Tripp was trained in the field of viral immunity with Laureate Professor Peter C. Doherty and led a research […]

Jeff Hogan

Robert Jeffrey Hogan

Dr. Hogan began his 30 year scientific career studying host-pathogen interactions during his graduate studies, which focused on immune responses to viral infection in teleosts. After receiving his doctoral degree, he joined the laboratory of Dr. David Woodland at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where his research focused on cell-mediated […]

Daniel G. Mead

Dr. Ted Ross

Ted M. Ross

Daniel R. Perez

Jazmin Lynn

Animal Health Research Center

The Animal Health Research Center (AHRC) is a state-of-the-art facility that enables scientists to study infectious microorganisms, parasites, and toxins in an environment that is safe for researchers, animals, and the public. One of the most technologically advanced biocontainment facilities in the United States, the AHRC is dedicated to studying […]

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