October 2022

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; June 10) – Dr. Becky Smith shared tips for avoiding ticks as well as for removing them if they make their way onto two- or four-legged family members. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/ciliving-stories/ciliving/u-of-i-vet-medicine-protection-against-tick-bites

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Raya Boyd

Comparative Biosciences Graduate Student Spotlight: Raya I. Boyd

October 31, 2022 / Comparative Biosciences News

By studying the mechanisms of PFAS exposure in the context of testicular cancer, we can help develop preventative care and alternative treatment methods to prevent and continue treating testicular cancer, respectively.

Tobias Ellis, CJF

Veterinary Teaching Hospital Welcomes New Farrier Ellis

October 27, 2022 / Get to Know

Tobias Ellis, a Certified Journeyman Farrier with the American Farriers Association, will be joining the farrier service at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital next month. The hospital provides farrier services at both the…
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Study Advances Knowledge for Fungal Vaccines

October 27, 2022 / In the News

Newswise (Oct. 25) – This study identifies a beneficial subset of T cells for fungal vaccine immunity that bolsters efforts to develop a vaccine platform containing suitable adjuvants to potentiate such a T cell subset….
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Captive Coyote Creates Controversy

October 24, 2022 / In the News

Daily Herald (Oct. 24) – Dr. Edgar Garrett, a veterinarian, clinician and a professor at the University of Illinois Veterinary Hospital in Urbana, said that while the size of the current enclosure is adequate, there…
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$1 Million EPA Grant for Wastewater Surveillance Study

October 20, 2022 / In the News

U.S. EPA news release (Oct. 19) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $1,000,000 in research grant funding to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to improve wastewater monitoring to rapidly detect the emergence and…
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