Enhancing Diagnosis of Veterinary Livestock Pathogens

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Faculty Advisor
Dustin Loy
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Potential UCARE Research Position?
Start Date
Paid or Volunteer
Paid Rate
Hours Per Week
10-15 during the school year, 40 over the summer

This project focuses on enhancing diagnosis and diagnostic testing for respiratory and ocular pathogens of cattle and enteric pathogens of swine.  The student would work to develop and validate proteomic and molecular diagnostic techniques including MALDI-TOF Mass spectrometry, Real Time PCR, and other immunodiagnostic tools.  A student with an interest in microbiology and/or veterinary medicine that would have summer availability is sought.  Potential for a UCARE project is encouraged but not required.

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