UMN researchers advance on tackling the novel coronavirus
A recent study on SARS-CoV-2 maps how the virus binds to human cells, reveals its animal origin, and guides treatments for COVID-19. Read more
Philanthropic support gives Leatherdale Equine Center new standing CT and NICU
These new additions, made possible by a generous gift from Louise Leatherdale, will elevate the level of care offered by LEC on multiple levels.
New $3 million grant helps researchers tackle porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
University of Minnesota scientists are collaborating to look at how PRRS virus evolves to understand disease spread, and advance mitigation and control efforts.
CWD outbreak and research calls for new educational resources
Center for Animal Health and Food Safety launches online tool for tracking and understanding recent chronic wasting disease research.
The Respiratory Disease Research Board with support from Boeringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) has awarded Dr. Michael Murtaugh for his "Pen-Side Respiratory Pathogen Identification," study. Dr. Murtaugh was also awarded from the AASV Foundation for his "Toward Animal Challenge-Free Prediction of Vaccine Efficacy" study. Chuck Zimmerman with Animal.AGWired interviewed Dr.
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.