Research Highlights December - January
Seven conferences with faculty and postdoctoral participation ● Eight Publications ● One new grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Our university’s location in the tropics provides an ideal backdrop for conducting surveillance and research programs of strategic importance to the developing world
As former president of the Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA), Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) student Afifah Abdul Rahim worked as a bridge between the students and staff with the intent to offer new initiatives, improve existing policies and enhance the on-campus experience of students at RUSVM.
The research will investigate whether African Green Monkeys are infected with arboviruses in the five ecosystems present on the island of St. Kitts, identify the mosquitoes that may be involved in the transmission of the viruses among the monkeys, and probe how the virus is spread amongst people on the island.