New student fellow joins IIAD

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) recently added a new student fellow, Keely Dennis, to their team. Originally from Coupland, Texas, Dennis is currently a junior at Texas A&M University where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in biology with a minor in psychology. Dennis is supporting both Chief of Staff Rachel Whisenant […]

IIAD projects highlighted at International Symposium

Two of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases’ (IIAD) projects were recently highlighted at the 18th International Symposium of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians held in Sorrento, Italy on June 7-10. The Multi-Laboratory International Collaboration Environment (MICE) project was selected for an oral presentation led by the project’s technical lead, Christopher Kocmoud, Texas […]

Three students begin IIAD undergraduate internship program

Following a nationwide application process, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, recently selected three interns to participate in the IIAD Undergraduate Internship Program. Since 2015, the Institute has hosted undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or agricultural education and sciences […]

2013 Career Development fellow completes Program

Noah Hull, a Ph.D. student at the University of Wyoming, recently completed the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases’ (IIAD) Career Development Program (CDP). As a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence, IIAD hosts the graduate-level fellowship Program to promote workforce development into public practice or academia. The Program requires fellows […]

Biosecurity Research Institute accepting applications for Transboundary Animal Disease Fellowship Positions

The Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) is accepting applications for five research fellowship positions in the Transboundary Animal Disease Workforce Development program. The fellowship is designed to foster the development of research scientists to safely plan and execute research on transboundary animal diseases (TAD) in BSL-3, BSL-3Ag, and BSL-4 environments. This opportunity will leverage the expertise […]

IIAD trains executive laboratory managers from BLRI

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, in partnership with the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M University System and BM Consultants, recently trained four senior executive laboratory managers from the Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI).   […]

IIAD welcomes new student fellow

Kirby Bohls, a Texas A&M University undergraduate, has recently joined the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, as a student fellow. Bohls is a junior animal science major, with minors in business administration and meat science, from Dripping Springs, Texas. When this student fellow […]

2011 Career Development Fellow accepts research position in Germany

Since 2008, the goal of the Career Development Program (CDP) at the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence, has been to provide a graduate-level fellowship program that promotes workforce development into public service or academia. Jolene Carlson, DVM, Ph.D., a 2011 fellow of […]

J. Lindsay Oaks Best Student Molecular Biology Award given to 2013 Career Development Fellow

Noah Hull, a 2013 Career Development Program (CDP) fellow, recently received the J. Lindsay Oaks Best Student Molecular Biology Award from the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). Hull participated in the CDP through the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence. This […]

VSCP to be highlighted in December edition of Career Pathway Webinars

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases’ (IIAD) Veterinary Science Certificate Program (VSCP) will be highlighted in the December edition of the National 4-H and Lockheed Martin Corporations’ Career Pathways Webinar. The webinar, scheduled for the Dec. 8, at 11 a.m., will be led by Joe W. Mask, Ph.D., assistant professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]