New students arrive amidst pandemic uncertainty
From a hybrid teaching model to uncertainty about the potential resurgence of COVID-19, our incoming students will be living through unusual times. Read in Profiles
Perspectives: Wildlife trade in China
Name a disease caused by a novel coronavirus pathogen with a probable wildlife market origin that severely disrupts the economy, travel, and global supply chains. How about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? If it was 2002–2003, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) may have come to mind. Read in Profiles
Research roundup: What are the implications of near identical virus genomes discovered thousands of miles apart?
Dr. Kakambi Nagaraja, professor in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, has been awarded a grant from the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational Animal Health and Disease Program. Dr. Nagaraja will use his award to study clostridial dermatitis, a disease of economic concern in turkeys. Part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, AFRI is is the nation’s premier peer-reviewed competitive grants program for fundamental and applied agricultural sciences. Dr.