Both dense human populations and a plethora of wildlife can pose a challenge to marine and public health in the Galápagos Islands. With portable, user-friendly PCR technology, Penn faculty and students are training local scientists and school children to perform water quality research.
COVID-19 spotlights the growing threat of zoonotic outbreaks and boosts support for surveillance of pathogens in animals. Can science curtail a phenomenon fueled by human behavior?
Article announcing the launch of our new Institute for Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases (IIZD), for which our group leads the technology and outreach activities.
Faculty at the School of Veterinary Medicine target neglected tropical diseases with advanced science, cross-disciplinary collaborations, and work in the lab and the field.
Nice write-up of our collaborative work on leishmaniasis.
A nice feature of our canine IBD study.
The 5 year anniversary of CHMI.
Interviewed with Max Perelman (Biomeme) on the future of veterinary diagnostics. 30min on air with 600,000 weekly listeners.
A feature that highlights new enteric disease datasets released on microbiomeDB.
An article talking about the debut of our MicrobiomeDB project.
Science article that makes a shout out to our canine IBD study.
The Peddie School in Heightstown, NJ.
A feature on our efforts to support PennVet research through pilot grants
A video on ‘one-health’ produced by PennVet. Discusses some of our work in this area.
Announcing our annual microbiome symposium jointly hosted with PennVet, PennMed and CHOP
Live TV interview on NBC10 during the height of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. 7 minutes on air with 54,000 viewers.