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Summer 2004 Newsletter

Bovine Anaplasmosis
Johne's Diagnostic Testing
Acute Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus in Dogs
Antibiotic Sensitivities
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy


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Purdue ADDL and Heeke ADDL will be closed
on the following University holidays in 2005.

Labor Day............Sep 5

Thanksgiving................Nov 24-25

Christmas..........Dec 23,26

New Year..........Dec 30, Jan 2

On the Road

Paula Brost and Deidre DuSold attended the Indiana Society of Histotechnology annual meeting and workshops in Indianapolis, IN, March, 2005
Leon Thacker chaired an American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Accreditation Committee meeting and attended a Laboratory Quality Assessors training workshop in Las Vegas, NV, February, 2005.
Drs. Leon Thacker and Bill VanAlstine attended the North Central Conference of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians in Fargo, ND, May, 2005.
Mary Woodruff attended the Association of Veterinary Microbiologists meeting in Fargo, North Dakota, May, 2005.
Dr. Tsang Long Lin made a presentation at the Conference on International Conference on Immunopotentiators in Modern Vaccines, Malaga, Spain, May, 2005.
Dr. Ramesh Vemulapalli attended the "Train the Trainer" session on real-time PCR detection of foreign animal diseases, organized by the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, USDA, Madison, Wisconsin, April, 2005.

Dr. Ching Ching Wu, Head of Microbiology Services/Avian Laboratory Services was selected as the recipient of the 2005 Pfizer Award for Research Excellence.  In addition to this award, Dr. Wu was presented the Purdue Agriculture 2005 Team Award as part of a team headed by Dr. Al Heber of Agricultural Engineering.




ADDL is pleased to introduce our new Head of Virology/Serology Services, Dr. Roman Pogranichniy, who joined our faculty on June 1, 2005.  Dr. Pogranichniy received his DVM from the Ukrainian State Agricultural University in 1993 and his MS in 2000 from Iowa State University where his research involved the role of porcine circovirus in postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome. 

He completed his PhD, "Search for etiology of porcine reproductive and neurological syndrome: identification and  characterization of a novel swine pestivirus", in 2005.

Dr. Pogranichniy and wife, Sherry, have two children, Sophia and Nicholas.

Dr. Pogranichniy welcomes your input.  You can reach him at 765-494-7440.

We welcome four new graduate students.  Drs. Ingrid Pardo, Ikki Mitsui, Dinesh Singh, and Pam Mouser who joined  ADDL in summer 2005.


and Goodbye's

ADDL says goodbye to Dr. Dan Harrington who retired from Purdue on May 31, 2005.

  Dr. Harrington began his career at Purdue in 1973 in the Veterinary Pathobiology department and the ADDL.  He and wife Pat enjoy spending time with their 8 grandchildren (which includes triplets) and sailing the Weal Sea, their 35-foot sailboat. 

They are in the process of planning their sail this summer from Chicago to the Bahamas.


Drs. Ingeborg Langohr and Phaedra Cole have successfully completed their residencies at ADDL.  Both will pursue  PhD degrees in the School of Veterinary Medicine.


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406 S. University
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765-494-7440
Fax: 765-494-9181

11367 E. Purdue Farm Road
Dubois, IN 47527
Phone: (812) 678-3401
Fax: (812) 678-3412

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