Principal investigator Michael Sanderson participated in a roundtable discussion in conjunction with the winter meeting of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants in Denver.
Dr. John R. Clifford, deputy administrator and chief veterinary officer for Veterinary Services (VS) at the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), will deliver the keynote speech at the FAZD Center’s annual meeting on April 11 in Dallas.
The ZADD Consortium Career Development Program plans to award a number of graduate fellowships in mission critical areas related to the Homeland Security Biodefense sector.
As part of a new National Needs Career Development Grant, the FAZD Center plans to award a number of graduate fellowships related to agricultural biosecurity.
Associate Director Melissa Berquist presented the FAZD Center perspective on agroterrorism at a FBI InfraGard Houston Chapter meeting focused on the health care sector.
FAZD Center principal investigator Renata Ivanek-Miojevic presented results from their project to use geospatial analysis to assess factors for avian influenza viruses in wild birds.
The FAZD Center will collaborate with five partners on a project to use reverse vaccinology to identify and develop vaccine candidates for African Swine Fever.
Two FAZD Center principal investigators will present a webinar on Jan. 6: “Supporting Business Continuity during a Foreign Animal Disease Outbreak: Secure Food Supply Plans and Information Management.”
The FAZD Center and its ZADD co-lead CEEZAD have collaborated on a poster for the 2011 Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology Conference.
The FAZD Center made presentations and produced an exhibit at the joint annual meeting of the U.S. Animal Health Association (USAHA) and the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD).