News

  1. Congratulations to our 2019-2020 FAHRP graduates

    May 11, 2020

    Congratulations to all of FAHRP's 2019-2020 Grads!

    Michael Abundo
    MS, 2019
    Evaluation of Sampling Methods for the Study of Respiratory Bacterial Microbiota in Chickens
    C.W. Lee, Advisor

    Kush Kumar Yadav
    MS, 2019 
    Genotype 1 hepatitis E virus (HEV) ORF4 protein enhances genotype 3 HEV replication
    Scott Kenney, Advisor

  2. FAHRP's Scott Kenny Awarded COVID-19 Seed Funding

    May 5, 2020

    Ohio State’s Office of Research has awarded seed funding to 24 research projects that rapidly address critical health and community problems associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. FAHRP's Dr. Scott Kenney was one of the awardees. Kenney's research will test nanoparticle vaccines for their ability to produce protective immune responses using swine as vaccine test candidates.

  3. Congratulations to FAHRP Poster Contest Winners

    Apr 24, 2020

    The following scientists from FAHRP placed in the 2020 CFAES Virtual Poster Competition. Congratulations to

    Third Place in Ph.D. Student Division
    Small molecule targeting outer membrane lipopolysaccharide transporter complex (LptD/E) reduces avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) infection in poultry
    Dipak Kathayat
    Advisor: Gireesh Rajashekara

  4. FAHRP Entries in Virtual Poster Contest

    Apr 23, 2020

    The annual CFAES poster contest is virtual this year. Five scientists from FAHRP participated - click the link below to see their posters. You can interact with the researchers by leaving comments and questions about their work. Some of the posters also have a narration done by the author.

    FAHRP Poster Entries

  5. More and more viruses ‘spilling over’

    Apr 6, 2020

    Viruses have been increasingly shifting from animals to people, a recent trend that has researchers at The Ohio State University closely studying a pig virus that can survive in human cells.

    Click below to see the full article at CFAES News.

    More and more viruses ‘spilling over’

  6. Coronavirus: Warnings went unheeded, Ohio State virologist says

    Mar 30, 2020

    Coronavirus: Warnings went unheeded, Ohio State virologist says

    FAHRP professor Dr. Linda Saif was interviewed for an article in The Daily Record on March 30, 2020.

  7. OSU Wooster experts closely monitoring new coronavirus

    Feb 3, 2020

    OSU Wooster experts closely monitoring new coronavirus

    FAHRP professors Dr. Linda Saif and Dr. Qiuhong Wang interviewed for an article in The Daily Record on February 1, 2020.

    For additional information about coronavirus, including symptoms, treatment or a list of university precautions and requirements, please visit the university’s coronavirus webpage.

  8. Study: Pig virus is easily transmitted among chickens and turkeys

    Jan 24, 2020

    By: Emily Caldwell 

    The first animal study of a pig virus’s potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys.

    The researchers who led this work were part of a team that previously found in a lab setting that the virus could infect cells from multiple species, including chickens and humans.

  9. A transmission electron micrograph of a coronavirus. Courtesy of Linda Saif.

    Ohio State experts available for comment on new coronavirus

    Jan 24, 2020

    By: Tracy Turner

    WOOSTER, Ohio—Scientists with The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) can offer insight into the new coronavirus that is being blamed for at least 17 deaths and more than 630 illnesses internationally since December 2019, with at least one case of coronavirus reported this week in the United States, in Washington state.

  10. Congratulations to Hannah Gehman

    Jan 15, 2020

    Hannah Gehman is one of the winners of the 2019 Wooster Campus Outstanding Staff award. This award, which honors excellent service to customers and colleagues, is given each year to two nonfaculty Wooster campus employees.

    Congratulations Hannah! FAHRP appreciates all your hard work!

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