Former IIAD undergraduate intern to attend veterinary school

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, is proud to announce that Jonathan Miller, an IIAD summer 2015 undergraduate intern, has been accepted into the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Miller’s internship was completed in Manhattan, Kansas at Kansas State University’s National […]

IIAD education theme leader presents poster at global conference on Veterinary Education

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases’ (IIAD) program manager and theme leader for education and outreach systems, Heather Simmons, DVM, MSVPH, was selected to present a poster at this week’s 4th World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Global Conference on Veterinary Education. Elizabeth Parker, DVM, IIAD chief veterinarian, also represented the Institute, which is an […]

4-H veterinary camp provides hands-on training to aspiring youth

COLLEGE STATION – Aspiring youth wanting to enter the veterinary animal health profession recently received week-long training that included hands-on demonstrations with beef cattle and horses, plus tours of the Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in College Station. The event coincided with Texas 4-H Roundup week. Upon completion of the week-long […]

Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases launches new look for iiad.tamu.edu

Today, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, launched a new look for its website, iiad.tamu.edu. The newly designed website offers a fresh look at the Institute’s portfolio of work and streamlined way to navigate through content. “The redesign of iiad.tamu.edu not only brings […]

Texas A&M University System and iBio Execute Joint Development Agreement for Plant-Produced Pharmaceuticals

The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS), including Texas A & M University AgriLife Research, and the Texas A&M Institute of Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), has executed a joint development agreement with iBio, Inc., and its subsidiary, iBio CMO LLC in Bryan/College Station, Texas for the establishment of a collaborative program in plant-produced pharmaceuticals. The collaboration […]

Former Career Development Program fellow accepts internationally-based research position

Jessica Rowland received her first taste of working internationally during her internship with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) internship through the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD) Career Development Program. That internship ignited a passion for international work and helped her land a new position as a virology research associate […]

Ellis joins IIAD as project manager

Dee Ellis, DVM, MPA, has joined the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, as project manager effective June 1, 2016. Ellis will serve as part of the Institute’s AgConnect® team and work closely with the AgConnect® Program Director, Matt Cochran, DVM, MIA, in order […]

Former IIAD undergraduate intern to attend into medical school

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, is proud to announce that Mark Roehr, an IIAD 2015 summer undergraduate intern, has been accepted into the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix class of 2020. During his internship at IIAD, Roehr was mentored […]

IIAD selects veterinary and undergraduate students for summer internships

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, recently selected six students through a nationwide application process to participate in the 10-week IIAD Summer Internship Program.  Since 2015, the Institute has hosted undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or agricultural education and […]

AgConnect® highlighted in DHS 2015 Year in Review

The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases’ (IIAD) AgConnect® suite of tools was recently highlighted as an major accomplishment in the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s 2015 Year in Review. AgConnect® was highlighted in the “Enabling the Decision Maker” category for it’s ability to enable decision makers to act and react in an […]