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I'm passionate about using an ecosystem health approach to investigate health dynamics at the human-wildlife interface.

I knew nothing about pigs before coming to the University of Minnesota, but over the years I’ve gotten the chance to meet swine veterinarians and producers who care deeply about the health of their animals, and I’m proud to be supporting their efforts with my research.

As a veterinarian and large animal internist working in the field, I found it frustrating how little we knew about the genetics of many important equine diseases.

The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa partner to compare mainland and island moose populations.

Mariana Kikuti, MS, PhD, a researcher in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, was recently awarded a $35,000 Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) grant entitled, “Genetic diversity of PRRSV in piglets during an outbreak.”