University of Minnesota scientists are collaborating to look at how PRRS virus evolves to understand disease spread, and advance mitigation and control efforts
Four University of Minnesota alumni, faculty, and research partners have been named recipients of Point of Pride Research Day awards. All awards are based on set criteria, and honor faculty and alumni who show outstanding work in their field.
Noelle Noyes, DVM, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, is working to overcome antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by collaborating with researchers at Colorado State University, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University to identify a faster way of identifying AMR genes with novel variations.
Hemorrhagic fevers are caused by viruses, such as Ebola virus, yellow fever virus, and Lassa virus, which are transmitted from rodents or insects to humans. They can cause severe bleeding disorders. Except for yellow fever virus, there are currently no existing FDA-approved drugs or vaccines against these deadly human pathogens.
Recent report from a U of M epidemiologist reflects an industry-wide shift