Dr. Asit Pattnaik interviewed by 10/11 about Zika virus
The Zika Virus has been around since the 1940s, generally in Africa, but it has not been studied in depth. Now though, researchers are hitting the ground running as the virus has spread like wildfire through areas in South and Latin America, and over the last several weeks, multiple cases have been reported ... (continue reading on 10/11)
Nutech Ventures - Breakthrough of the Year
The Breakthrough Innovation of the Year award, which was presented to Hiep Vu, Fernando Osorio, Asit Pattnaik and Fangrui Ma for their PRSS Vaccine. The PRSS Vaccine creates a method for the development of a porcine reproductive and respiratory virus vaccine strain capable of inducing broad protection. Current vaccines on the market only protect against a specific strain of the virus, which costs the swine industry more than $640 million a year.
Fifteenth Annual Symposium in Virology
The Nebraska Center for Virology presents the Fifteenth Annual Symposium in Virology, October 2nd, 2015. The symposium features an impressive group of expert virologists will talks on a broad range of relevant topics.
Watch the speaker lectures for the Symposium:
Dr. Meng Lecture - https://connect.unl.edu/p7gc156fbg6/
Dr. Nimgaonkar Lecture - Link unavailable due to technical issues
Dr. Turner Lecture - Link unavailable due to technical issues
Dr. Chow Lecture - https://connect.unl.edu/p8pcnztbuun/
Dr. Morris Lecture - https://connect.unl.edu/p91rawzua93/
Asit Pattnaik has New Book published
Researchers working to develop treatments to combat Ebola and rabies have a new resource available. “Biology and Pathogenesis of Rhabdo- and Filoviruses,” released in March, provides an in-depth review of current advances in understanding disease mechanisms and therapeutic interventions for rhabdoviruses and filoviruses. These two virus families contain Ebola, rabies and other related viruses that cause serious diseases affecting humans and animals...