1. Congratulations to Kush and Menuka!

    Oct 11, 2021

    Congratulations to Kush Kumar Yadav (Kenney Lab) and Menuka Bhandari (Rajashekara Lab) for receiving the Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) communication scholarship. Kush and Menuka are two of the 10 recipients of this scholarship. As a part of this scholarship, they will be attending the CAST exclusive annual meeting held on the OSU Columbus campus from October 26-28.

  2. CFAH at Farm Science Review

    Sep 30, 2021

    CFAH members travelled to London, OH last week for the 2021 Farm Science Review where we talked with people about how vaccines work. Kids also got to play the famous "Stamp Out Disease" game. A fun and informative time was had by all!

  3. Congratulations to Yosra Helmy!

    Jun 30, 2021

    CFAH's Dr. Yosra Helmy is the recipient of the World Microbe Forum Outstanding Poster Award in the Novel approaches: Diagnostics/discovery and non-traditional therapies to combat drug resistant infections division.

    Her poster is titled: Probiotic Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 (EcN) (free and chitosan-microencapsulated) reduces Campylobacter jejuni colonization in chickens

    Her advisor is Dr. Gireesh Rajashekara

    Congratulations Yosra!

  4. New human coronavirus that originated in dogs identified

    May 20, 2021

    New human coronavirus identified

    Researchers say discovery shows need to monitor animal viruses

    OSU News story featuring CFAH's Anastasia Vlasova

  5. Congratulations to Kush Kumar Yadav!

    May 7, 2021

     Congratulations to Kush Kumar Yadav (far right in picture) for receiving the Trainee Short Talk Award at the 2021 IDI Virtual 3rd Annual Meeting. The title of his presentation: Placental Lactogen Enhances Hepatitis E Virus Replication. He is one of the two recipients of the Trainee Short Talk Award. Kush's advisor is Dr. Scott Kenney.


  6. Congratulations to Gary Closs Jr!

    Apr 14, 2021

    Congratulations to Gary Closs Jr. (back row, center in picture) for receiving 2nd place in the MANRRS graduate students oral presentation in research division 1: Biological, physical, and chemical sciences. The title of his presentation: Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) and secreted peptides reduce Salmonella colonization in chickens. Gary's advisor is Dr. Gireesh Rajashekara.

  7. Congratulations to Dr. Gourapura!

    Apr 9, 2021

    Dr. Renukaradhya Gourapura has received the CFAES 2021 Innovator of the Year Award. This award recognizes scientists who have created innovations that have or will have a major impact on agricultural production, business, rural communities, technology, or the health and well-being of animals and human beings. Dr. Gourapura was also a finalist for the 2021 university wide Innovator of th Year. Congratulations Dr. Gourapura!

    To learn more about Dr. Gourapura's research that led to this award, see videos below 

  8. COVID-19 and pets

    Jan 28, 2021

    CFAH's Dr. Linda Saif featured in this article on COVID-19 and your pets.

    COVID-19 vaccine for Fido and Fluffy? Some researchers say yes

  9. Congratulations to Robin Weimer!

    Jan 27, 2021

    CFAH's Robin Weimer is the recipient of the 2020 Staff Advisory Council Shirley Brooks-Jones Citizenship Award. 

    This award recognizes a CFAES staff member who

  10. Dr. Linda Saif weighs in on safety of Covid vaccines

    Jan 20, 2021

    A member of Ohio State’s Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), CFAH's Dr. Linda Saif recently discussed COVID-19 vaccine development during an IDI Symposium in early December. Following the discussion, Saif provided more answers to questions for Ohio State Insights.

    Are these coronavirus vaccines safe? An expert weighs in