Five LSU School of Veterinary Medicine faculty serve on or have accepted invitations to participate in Study Sections in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): Kevin Macaluso, PhD; Juan Martinez, PhD; Samithamby Jeyaseelan, DVM, PhD; Christopher Mores, ScD; Antonieta Guerrero-Plata, PhD.
LSU Veterinary School faculty participate in NIH and USDA Study Sections for infectious disease research
The LSU-Tulane Center for Biomedical Research Excellence-Center for Experimental Infectious Disease Research was established in 2004 and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences with approximately $22 million from 2004-2015. After a national competition, the center has been funded with an additional $6 million from 2014-2019 for… Read More
Animals incorporate a number of unique methods for detecting prey, but for the Japanese sea catfish, Plotosus japonicus, it is especially tricky given the dark murky waters where it resides. John Caprio, George C. Kent Professor of Biological Sciences at LSU, and colleagues from Kagoshima University in Japan have identified that these fish are equipped… Read More
LSU’S Office of Research & Economic Development has named Gus Kousoulas associate vice chancellor. Kousoulas, whose appointment was approved by the LSU Board of Supervisors on Oct. 25, will focus on STEM disciplines including enhancing the university’s large-scale biomedical and biotechnical grant portfolio. “Dr. Kousoulas’ expertise and leadership at LSU’s School of Veterinary Medicine established… Read More
Grant is one of 15 high risk, high impact projects funded nationally Kermit Murray, LSU professor of chemistry, was awarded $350,844 to develop new methods for single cell analysis. The goal of Murray’s project, entitled, Nanoscale Laser Ablation Capture Mass Spectrometry for Single Celle Proteomics, is to create nanometer scale sampling for mass spectrometry using… Read More