Siems joins the IIAD team as Administrative Associate

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, recently welcomed Barbara Siems to their team. Siems serves as Administrative Associate for the Institute, where she coordinates the administrative support functions and maintains the ongoing and daily operations of the office. Her everyday duties include: answering phones, […]

Current Pandemic Threats and Urgent Response Planning

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Crown Agents USA and Texas A&M’s Bush School of Government and Public Service(TAMU) today convened a multi-sectoral array of leaders to identify and discuss strategies for responding to evolving pandemic health threats. Current and former leaders from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), National Institute of Allergy […]

IIAD accepting applications for Undergraduate and Veterinary Student Internships

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, is hosting two summer 2017 internship opportunities. As in 2016, the Institute will host undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or agricultural education along with veterinary students interested in furthering their knowledge and competencies in […]

IIAD hires Cargill as new Project Specialist

Jessica Cargill, MPH, has recently joined the team at the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence as a Project Specialist. Cargill will largely be responsible for the evaluation of the international training and higher education programs within the Institute’s Education and Outreach (EOS) portfolio. […]

Training opportunity for next-generation scientists in transboundary animal diseases

Do you know any early-career faculty, post-doctoral candidates or graduate students who are interested in transboundary animal diseases and desire to gain the skills needed to take research discoveries to the marketplace? Our Bench to Shop program offers a three-week experiential training program (during the summer of 2018) and a five-month online course. The focus is to gain an […]

IIAD welcomes new project manager

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, recently welcomed a new project manager, Andrew Stokes, to their team. Stokes will be working with the AgConnect® team to manage project activities and to provide support for system users and expertise on architecture and implementation. He […]

Mask receives 2015 Multi-Cultural Team Award

Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Zeta Chapter recently presented the 2015 Multi-Cultural Team Award to a team leading the Veterinary Science Certificate Program (VSCP) in Fort Bend County. Included in the team is Joe Mask, Ph.D., an assistant professor and extension specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service who is housed in the Institute for Infectious […]

IIAD hosts executive laboratory training for Afghanistan laboratory personnel

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), in partnership with CRDF Global and BM Martin Laboratory Consultants, LLC, recently wrapped up a laboratory management training for three senior executive-level managers from the Republic of Afghanistan Central Veterinary Diagnostic and Research Laboratory (CVDRL). Barbara Martin, M.S., founder of BM Consultants, LLC, and Kathryn Moser, independent laboratory […]