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Latest gift brings Abaxis support of Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases to $750,000
A $250,000 gift from diagnostics company Abaxis to the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine has helped establish the new Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases.
Kansas State University is establishing the Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine. It will be led by Roman Ganta, professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology. Ganta researches vector-borne pathogen infections.
A gift of $250,000 from Abaxis will benefit the new Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases at Kansas State University.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University is announcing the establishment of a new center of excellence that will focus on helping to control infectious diseases in both humans and animals. The Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases (CEVBD) was publicly launched April 8 under the guidance of Dr. Roman Ganta, professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology. The center also received a $250,000 gift from Abaxis, whose representative, Dr. Dennis Bleile, senior director, R&D, attended the ceremony and presented a check.