Our veterinary diagnostic faculty are all part of the the Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC), one of the most comprehensive veterinary diagnostic laboratories in the country.
The sophisticated and comprehensive diagnostic capabilities of our faculty include anatomic pathology (necropsy and histopathology services), clinical pathology (hematology, hemostasis, cytology, endocrinology), nutritional and toxicology testing. Infectious disease sections span all relevant disciplines including bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology with a wide range of culture capabilities and available cell lines. The molecular diagnostics laboratory has high-throughput capacity for identifying defined and novel pathogenic and non-pathogenic organisms, mutation detection for genetic disease, and whole genome sequencing of bacterial isolates.
The AHDC services include large and small-scale testing for academic and industry research and development. We excel in assay customization and integrated diagnostic support, with flexibility to meet the needs of clients engaged in basic and applied research and development.
Anatomic Pathology (all Anatomic Pathology faculty are appointed in the department of Biomedical Sciences)
Elizabeth Buckles, Director of Anatomic Pathology, Associate Clinical Professor
Gerald Duhamel, Professor
Katie Kelly, Assistant Professor
Sean McDonough, Associate Professor
Andrew Miller, Assistant Professor
Jeanine Peters-Kennedy, Associate Clinical Professor
Teresa Southard, Associate Clinical Professor
Bacteriology and Mycology
Anil Thachil, Director of Clinical Bacteriology, Senior Extension Associate
Marjory Brooks, Director of Comparative Coagulation, Senior Research Associate
Ned Place, Associate Professor
Jeri-Lyn Cheraskin, Extension Associate
Barbara Schanbacher, Extension Associate
Amy Glaser, Director of Molecular Diagnostics, Senior Extension Associate
Laura Goodman, Senior Research Associate
Mani Lejeune, Director of Clinical Parasitology, Senior Extension Associate
Quality Milk Production Services
Daryl Nydam, Director of Quality Milk Production Services, Associate Professor
Gloria Gioia, Research Associate
Paolo Moroni, Senior Extension Associate
Paula Ospina, Extension Associate
Carlos Santisteban, Extension Associate
Jessica Scillieri Smith, Senior Extension Associate
Anja Sipka, Research Associate
Paul Virkler, Senior Extension Associate
Rick Watters, Senior Extension Associate
Frank Welcome, Senior Extension Associate
Michael Zurakowski, Senior Extension Associate
Laura Bigler, Extension Associate
Korana Stipetic, Director of AHDC Receiving, Extension Associate
Serology and Immunology
Karyn Bischoff, Senior Extension Associate
Veterinary Support Services
Project inquiries on naturally occurring hemostatic disorders in animals and clinical assay development and validation.
Research testing and immunoassay services, which include assay set up, development, and validation for a variety of hormones.
Laboratory services and research on mastitis.