AAHL RESEARCH

 
WHIRLING
DISEASE
ENGINEERING
DISEASE
RESISTANCE
 ZEBRAFISH AND
DISEASE RESEARCH
KOI HERPES
VIRUS (KHV)
CERATONOVA
SHASTA
BLACK SPOT
NANOPHYETUS
           
FROGS AND
CHYTRID FUNGUS 
 WORMS  PATHOGEN DETECTION
IN WATER SAMPLES
KLAMATH RIVER
STUDIES

SENTINEL FISH FOR
PATHOGEN DETECTION

WILD VS
HATCHERY
   
  BKD IHN VIRUS BETTER FISH TAGGING FACTORS AFFECTING
FISH LIFE HISTORIES
 

Current/Recent and Prospective OSU Researchers (Alphabetical)

Dr. Michael Adams, USGS– Bacterial inhibition of chytridiomycosis in leopard frogs. Funded by USGS, NPS

Brian Bangs, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife – native fish investigations. Effect of marking procedures in Oregon Chub

Dr. Jerri Bartholomew, Dept. of Microbiology, OSU – Klamath River myxozoan research, diseases of wild fish, interactions between wild and hatchery fish. Funded by NOAA, Sea Grant, BOR, Army Corp of Engineering, ODFW, NSF, NIH

Dr. Mike Blouin, Zoology – Hatchery-wild fish interactions, domestication traits

Dr. Thomas Chen, University of Connecticut - development of disease resistant fish by genetic manipulation of antimicrobial peptide genes. Funded by USDA

Dr. Shaun Clements, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife – native fish investigations. Effect of fluctuating temperature in Oregon Chub

Dr. Tiffany Garcia, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, OSU – Bacterial inhibition of chytridiomycosis in leopard frogs. Funded by USGS, NPS

Dr Jack F. Higginbotham, CHP-Professor, Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics Director, Oregon Space Grant Consortium,Director of Space Programs, College of Science. Studies on radiation induced cataracts in zebrafish

Dr. Ling Jin College of Veterinary Medicine, OSU – Characterization of Koi Herpes virus latency and gene expression in koi; infection associated with tumors in goldfish.

Dr. Michael Kent, Dept. of Microbiology, OSU – Infectious diseases and testing models in zebrafish. Funded by NIH

Dr. Gordy Reeves and Matt Sloat – Fisheries and Wildlife. Metabolic drivers of salmonid life history

Dr Carl Schreck, Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU - Evaluating potential causes of prespawn mortality in Chinook salmon. Funded by Army Corp.

Dr. Jan Spitsbergen, Dept. of Microbiology, OSU - Development of a zebrafish model for study of the pathogenesis of emerging fungal diseases and for antifungal drug discovery

Dr. Oriol Sunyer, University of Pennsylvania – Mucosal immunity in teleosts. Funded by NSF and NIH

Dr Gary Thorgaard, Washington State University - Genetic manipulations on immunocompetence in salmonids