Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology

Post-Doctoral Associates


Bianca Artiaga

Bianca Artiaga

Degree and School:

DVM equivalent from Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, Goias, Brazil, 2012
MSc. in Animal Sciences from University of Florida at Gainesville, 2014
Ph.D. in Animal Sciences from University of Florida at Gainesville, 2018

Research Field:
Immunology and infectious diseases of animals

Mentor:

Dr. Jürgen A. Richt

Hometown:

Goiania, Goias, Brazil

Research Project:
Characterization of immune responses to viral diseases of animals and development of immunomodulation strategies for prevention and treatment of viral diseases with emphasis on swine influenza.

Velmurugan Balraman

Velmurugan Balraman

Degree and School:
B.V.Sc (RIVER,India)
M.V.Sc (IVRI, India)
PhD (University of Notre Dame, USA)

Research Field:
Molecular Virology and Vector biology

Mentors:
Dr. Jürgen A. Richt
Dr. William C. Wilson

Hometown:
Pondicherry, India

Research Project:
Study of arboviruses in animals

D Meekins

David Meekins

Degree and School:
PhD, University of Kentucky

Research Field:
Biochemistry, X-ray crystallography

Mentor:
Dr. Jürgen A. Richt

Hometown:
Bowling Green, Ohio, USA

Research Project:
Sequencing, protein structural biology, and molecular biology of Zoonotic viruses

K Moreno

Karla Moreno

Degree and School:
D.V.M., National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
M.Sc., National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Research Field:
Epidemiology and Ecology of Infectious Diseases in Animals

Mentor:
Dr. Michael Sanderson

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

Research Project:
Modeling the control of animal infectious disease outbreaks for emergency preparedness

DFernandez Sainz

Ignacio Fernandez Sainz

Degree and School:
DVM: Universidad Nacional del Centro, Argentina
MS: University of Nebraska-Lincoln. USA
PhD: Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Research Field:
Molecular virology, Veterinary microbiology

Mentor:
Dr. Jürgen A. Richt

Hometown:
Bahia Blanca, Argentina.

Research Project:
Development and evaluation of novel vaccine candidates against Foot and Mouth Disease