Michael Zeller, a BCB student, working with Phillip Gauger, VDPAM, and Amy Vincent, USDA, has won the Oral Presentation award at a national conference, AAVLD, the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. The conference was held in San Diego in mid-October.
The conference provides a venue to share diagnostic scientific information, enable discussions regarding foreign animal diseases, and create committees that are responsible for oversight of different areas of diagnostic tests. Finally it provides an accreditation board for all veterinary diagnostic labs in the nation.
Michael presented: Human to Swine transmission of novel H3 Influenza A Viruses from 2010 to 2017. His abstract follows. Congratulations, Michael!