Caleb Dowell

Pauline Rakich

Corey Brisson

CVM scientists create COVID-19 saliva test for campus community

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the U.S., the most common way to test for the virus was using nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs—which pass through the nostril to the very back of the nasal cavity, where they pick up mucosal secretions. But thanks to a team of researchers from UGA’s Veterinary […]

Binu Velayudhan

Amy Kuhn

Gustavo Garcia

Isabel Chastain

CVM announces new director for Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

The College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the hire of Dr. Binu Velayudhan as the director of the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (AVDL), effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Velayudhan currently serves as the assistant director of laboratories at the North Carolina Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories in Raleigh, NC. Prior […]

Veterinary Diagnostic Labs to provide COVID-19 testing support

Both the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Lab and Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Lab are now registered to conduct assays on human samples and support SARS-CoV-2 testing. Where the labs were previously registered to accept and perform diagnostic assays on animal tissues and cultures, this new registration grants them the ability […]

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 […]

Cathy Brown

Eliana De Luca

Amy Lavender

Ingrid Fernandez-Marrero

Jillian Fishburn

Michelle Norris

Sabrina Bailey

Shirley Smith

Wendy Counkle

Amy Mckinney

Ashley Phillips

Jennifer Lightsey

Jennifer Mcclain

Rebecca Cox

Daniel Rissi

Susan Sanchez

Doris M. Miller

Doris M. Miller

Paula Krimer

Uriel Blas-Machado

Uriel Blas-Machado

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