Funding

EMERGING AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES SIGNATURE PROGRAM 

Through a competitive process, the Office of the Associate Dean for Research in partnership with the Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases Signature Program steering committee leads, award funds to College of Veterinary Medicine research projects and fellowships. Proposals are solicited annually through a Request for Applications. The program is not currently accepting applications.The following projects were selected for funding in FY15.

Investigation of putative selective pressures conferring fitness advantages in fluoroquinolone resistant Campylobacter jejuni  
Principal Investigator: Randall Singer, Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Co-Investigators: Richard Isaacson, Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Qijing Zhang, Iowa State University and Charles Hofacre, University of Georgia
 

In vitro vaccine testing model for evaluating the quality of humoral protection
Principal Investigator: Michael P. Murtaugh, Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Co-Investigator:
Cheryl Dvorak, Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Development of a live attenuated PEDV vaccine in weanling pigs
Principal Investigator:
Maxim Cheeran, Dept.  of Veterinary Population Medicine
Co-Investigators: Montserrat Torremorell, Dept. of Veterinary Population Medicine and Thomas Molitor, Dept. of Veterinary Population Medicine

Comprehensive identification of gene(s) required for ST398 LA-MRSA colonization in pigs
Principal Investigator:
Yinduo Ji, Dept. of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Co-Investigators: Peter Davies, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine and Fabio Vannucci, Dept. of Veterinary Population Medicine


 

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