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 Webinars. IIAD is a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence with programs focused on a variety of education initiatives, including youth education […]

IIAD hosts two fellows as part of DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence, recently hosted two fellows from Lincoln University as part of the ten-week DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions. The Program focuses in enhancing scientific research by bringing in pairs of students and young […]

Veterinary Science Certificate Program to be highlighted during Texas 4-H Virtual Conference

On Friday, September 2, 2016, Joe W. Mask, Ph.D., assistant professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension specialist, will be leading an online session on the Youth Veterinary Science project, which includes the Veterinary Science Certificate Program, during the 10 a.m. session of the Texas 4-H Virtual Conference. Volunteers, parents and Extension agents involved with Texas […]

DHS Agricultural Defense and National Wildlife Research Center fellowship opportunity

Opportunity: Agricultural Defense and National Wildlife Research Center Fellow Organization: U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Program: DHS Research Participation Program Description: The Agriculture Defense Branch within the Chemical and Biological Defense Division (CBD) of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has a mission mandated in Homeland Security Presidential Directive 9 (HSPD-9), to protect the Nation’s food […]

Save the Date: 2nd Global Conference on One Health

Save the Date 2nd Global Conference on One Health November 10-11, 2016 Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan Following the successful Global Conference on One Health (GCOH) that was held in Madrid in May 2015, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and World Medical Association (WMA) in close collaboration with the Japan Medical Association (JMA) and the […]

Bench to Shop program applications extended to February 29

NOTICE: THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 29, 2016. For more information on the Bench to Shop program, visit the webpage: vetmed.tamu.edu/benchtoshop. Graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early career faculty currently working with or who have an interest in pursuing basic and applied research to support detection of or protection against high consequence […]

Call for proposals related to FAD susceptible wildlife species in North America

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Agriculture Defense Branch has recently released a call for proposals related to the susceptibility of North American wildlife species to foreign animal diseases and zoonotic diseases deemed tier two and three by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This call for proposals aims to provide gap analyses and […]

Veterinary and Undergraduate Internship Applications Due Feb. 11

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, is hosting two summer 2016 internship opportunities and applications are Feb. 11. Like in 2015, the Institute is again hosting undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or agricultural education and sciences. New this year is an […]

2016 DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions Applications Open

The 2016 Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions is currently accepting applications. This program provides faculty and students with the opportunity to conduct research at a university-based DHS Center of Excellence (DHS Centers). The purpose of the program is to increase and enhance the scientific leadership at MSIs in research areas that support the mission and […]

Texas A&M Global Partnership Receives Award to Create Novel Curriculum for “Bench-to-Shop” Training

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M AgriLife Research announced that the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Center of Excellence, have been awarded a $1.2 million contract (under contract number D15PC00280) by the DHS […]