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STOP Spillover

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Professor Deborah Kochevar, lead on the STOP Spillover project, spoke with BYU Radio’s Top of Mind with Julie Rose about working to prevent the next pandemic

zoonotic transfer colorful word with stethoscope on wooden background

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body

Racing to save humans through animal research

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Professor Jonathan Runstadler comments on his lab’s work studying SARS-CoV-2 and the potential for transmission between humans and animals in a @avmajournals story about the contributions from veterinary researchers around the virus.

Dog Swab testing on black Labrador retriever for COVID-19 in Dr. Jonathan Runstadler's Laboratory

Keeping an Eye on the Human-Animal Interface

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Infectious disease researchers Kaitlin Sawatzki, Nichola Hill, and Wendy Puryear spoke with Nature’s LabAnimal on viral surveillance at the human-animal interface.

clinical veterinarian staff performing a mouth swab on a ferret

Coronavirus FAQs

Friday, February 12th, 2021

Professor Jonathan Runstadler contributed his expertise to NPR’s Goats and Soda for a coronavirus FAQ on a range of topics.

hand wearing a blue surgical glove holding covid-19 vaccine glass bottle

The COVID Mink Crisis, Explained

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

NBCNews.com Professor Jonathan Runstadler spoke with NBCNews.com about the COVID-19 outbreaks at Dutch mink farms. Read full story here: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/animal-news/here-s-why-denmark-culled-17-million-minks-now-plans-n1249610

white mink in a box