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AAVLD E.P. Pope Award


Dr. Gary Anderson


Gary Anderson joined the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (KSVDL) as director in 2005, after numerous years in private industry where he was involved in diagnostics and vaccine research and development.  The first five years of his career were at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he had diagnostic and research responsibilities and was promoted to Associate Professor.  He holds a BS in Microbiology from South Dakota State University, a DVM and MS (veterinary pathology) from Kansas State University, and a PhD in Comparative Pathology from the University of California-Davis.  He also participated in an NIH-sponsored training program in anatomic pathology during his graduate studies in Davis.


AAVLD Distinguished Service Award


Dr. Jerry Saliki, DVM, PhD, ACVM



Dr. Jerry Saliki is a board-certified veterinary virologist, professor of infectious diseases, diagnostician and Director of the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Georgia.




 Impact of toxicity silver nanoparticles   on the serum enzymes and liver pathological of broiler chickens during starter period  Farhad Ahmadi  Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Kurdistan, IRAN Toxicology | Pathology
 Veronaea botryosa:  A potentially zoonotic, emerging fungal pathogen in farmed white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Mai Yee Mok UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Pathology | Bacteriology/Mycology
Characterization of Iba1 as an Immunohistochemical Marker for Canine Macrophages, Dendritic Cells, and Cutaneous Round Cell Tumors Kenneth Kim Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine Pathology
Epidemiology of re-emerging Feline Panleukopaenia virus in vaccinated and unvaccinated felids in South Africa Helene Brettschneider National Zoological Gardens of South Africa Epidemiology | Virology
Characterization of H3N2 swine influenza viruses with genes from 2009 pandemic H1N1 virus  Jingjiao Ma Kansas State University Epidemiology | Virology
Comparison of culture, PCR, and fluorescent in situ hybridization for detection of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae and 'Brachyspira hampsonii'  in pig feces Bailey Wilberts Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine Bacteriology/Mycology | Pathology
Public Health Implications of Echinococcus in Wolves and Elk in Idaho Ashley Malmlov Colorado State University Parasitology
A Sensitive and Rapid Taqman RRT-PCR for the detection of Avian Bornavirus (ABV) Paulette Suchodolski TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Virology
Development of multiplex real time PCR assays for the detection and quantification of the six major non-O157 Escherichia coli serogroups in cattle feces  Pragathi B. Shridhar Kansas state university Bacteriology/Mycology
Detection and molecular characterization of a novel type of canine papillomavirus isolated from a dog with multiple Bowenoid in situ  carcinomas with focal progression to squamous cell carcinoma Tuddow Thaiwong Michigan State University Pathology | Virology
An outbreak of goiter (thyroid follicular hyperplasia) with high mortality in young adult English budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus)  Panayiotis Loukopoulos University of California, Davis Pathology
Molecular Characterization and Epidemiology of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae in U.S. Swine Herds Nandita Mirajkar University of Minnesota Epidemiology | Bacteriology/Mycology


AAVLD Award for Excellence in Diagnostic Veterinary Microbiology -2013



Karen W. Post, D.V.M., M.S.
Director, NC Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System
Veterinary Bacteriologist, Rollins Laboratory


Supported by Biomic Inc, the prestigious AAVLD award for excellence in diagnostic veterinary microbiology (bacteriology) recognizes distinguished scientist (s) for research accomplishments in the field that result in new scientific findings that have application for the betterment of veterinary medicine.


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 Pioneers in Virology Award

Paul Gibbs, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS  

Professor Emeritus and former Associate Dean for Students  

College of Veterinary Medicine University of Florida 


ACVP/AAVLD Diagnostic Pathology Resident /Graduate Student Award




Kristin Eden, D.V.M.

Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech


Dr. Kristin Eden completed her bachelor's degree cum laude in Biochemistry from Virginia Tech in 2006 and D.V.M. from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. She completed a residency in Anatomic Pathology at Texas A&M in 2013 and returned to VMRCVM under a T32 grant to pursue her PhD in conjunction with the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute. Her research within the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory at VBI involves developing computational models of inflammatory gastrointestinal diseases together with M.D. gastroenterologists, research veterinarians, and bioinformatics programmers.



2013 AAVLD Richard L. Walker Bacteriology Award

                                                                                     Lance Noll

2013 AAVLD J. Lindsay Oaks Bacteriology Award

                                                                                Nandita Mirajkar

2013 AAVLD Graduate Students Best Oral Presentation Award

Douglas Snider

2013 AAVLD Graduate Students Poster Presentation Award

                                                                                                     Artem Rogovskyy

2013 AAVLD Best JVDI Manuscript Award

                                           Dr. Yogesh Chander, Alexander Primus, Simone Oliveira and Connie J. Gebhart

2013 AAVLD Best JVDI Brief Communication Award

                                                                         Jo Mayers, Jason Sawyer

2013 AAVLD/ACVP Resident/Graduate Student Diagnostic Pathology Award

                                                                                   Mai Yee Mok







Information for the 2013 meeting will be posted as it becomes available.

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