2016 Committee

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Brian Herman, PhD
Vice-President for Research, University of Minnesota

Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA
Vice-President for Health Sciences and Dean of the Medical School, University of Minnesota

Srirama Rao, PhD
Associate Dean for Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Trevor Ames, DVM
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Srirama Rao, PhD Co-Chair
Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Department of Medicine, Medical School, University of Minnesota

Michael Murtaugh, PhD Co-Chair
Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Institute for Molecular Virology, University of Minnesota

Andres Perez, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Carol Cardona, DVM, PhD
Ben Pomeroy Chair in Avian Medicine, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Claudia Neuhauser, PhD
Director, Informatics Institute, and Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota

Clifford J. Steer, MD
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Cell Biology & Development; Director, Molecular Gastroenterology Program; and Director, Physician-Scientist Training Program, Medical School, University of Minnesota

Hortencia Hornbeak, PhD
Associate Director of Scientific Review and Policy, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Lewis Gilbert, PhD
Associate Director, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota

Ned Patterson, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Peter Jackson, PhD
Chief, AIDS Research Review Branch, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Shaun Kennedy, BS
Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Srinand Sreevatsan, BVSc., MPH, PhD
Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Amy McMillen, BA
Partnerships and Outreach Coordinator, Liaison Office for North America, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Ajay Markanday, MS
Director, Liaison Office for North America, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE

Eugene Anderson, PhD
Program Director, College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota

Laurie Brickley
Director of Communications, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Paula Buchner
Chief Operating Officer, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Nathan Pasch
Graphic Designer/Webmaster, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Jessica Raines-Jones
Project Specialist, Office of the Associate Dean for Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Kersten Warren
Research Administrator, Office of the Associate Dean for Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Marie Villano
Program Administrative Specialist, College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota

Helen Weber
Program Associate, College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota