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HanSoo Joo

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Contact Information:
Phone: 612-625-0235
Email: jooxx001@umn.edu

D.V.M. Seoul National University, S. Korea (1966)
M.S. James Cook University, Australia (1974)
Ph.D. James Cook University, Australia (1977)

Research Interests

  • Viral diseases in swine
    • Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
    • Porcine circovirus type 2
    • Swine influenza virus
    • Other swine viruses
  • Health management on swine farms

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical investigation and health management on swine farms
    • On-farm diagnosis & establish control measures
    • Specialty on infectious reproductive diseases
    • Biosecurity audit
    • Education for farm workers

Instructional Areas

  • CVM 6842 Swine disease diagnosis, therapeutics & Prevention
  • CVM 6852 Swine virology
  • CVM 6855 Population based diagn & therapeutics
  • CVM 6204 Virology
  • VMED 8593 Adv vet virology & serology
  • VMED 5596 Adv swine disease
  • An Sci 4601 Pork production system management

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine, and Google Scholar.

  • US Patent No. 7,241,582 – Methods and kits for simple detection and quantification of PRRS virus antibodies (issued on July 10, 2007)
  • US Patent No. 7,776,537B2 – Method of preparing a PRRS virus vaccine (issued on August 17, 2010)

Current Funding

  • Pathogenicity of a modified live PRRS virus in 3- week old pigs. ProtaTek International Inc, St. Paul, MN
  • Evaluation of protective immunity of PRRS virus envelope proteins in pigs. MJ Biologics, Mankato, MN

Honors and Awards

  • 1998 Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, CVM, Univ of Minnesota
  • 2005 Inventor recognition award, University of Minnesota
  • 2008 Inventor recognition award, License signed, University of Minnesota
  • 2009 Best Service award, The Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea



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