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Laboratory Director  

Gebreyes, Wondwossen A., DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM, Professor

  • Dr. Gebreyes' research interest is to explore how foodborne and nosocomial pathogens affect animal and human health; unravel the epidemiology and molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistant and hypervirulent strains. Additional interests include global capacity building in the areas of food safety and zoonoses with the goal of improving health and well being of humans and animals in the developing world.
Dr. Gebreyes
Associate Director  

Molla, Bayleyegn, DVM, MSc, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Molla's research interests include food safety (pre and post harvest), zoonoses, and antimicrobial resistance.
Dr. Molla
Graduate Research Associate  

Artuso-Ponte, Valeria, DVM, PhD Candidate

  • Dr. Artuso-Ponte's research interests include the study of non-antimicrobial alternatives to the use of antimicrobial growth promoters in swine production systems and its effects on growth performance and health as well as the impact on the development of antimicrobial resistance.
Dr. Artuso-Ponte 

Past Group Photos

2008 group photo


2007 Group