...An MSU-CVM research team was one out of only four groups chosen from more than 50 submitted proposals to USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This is the first time USDA-NIFA has granted such funding through their newly established Aquaculture Research program. The goal of the funded research is to support the development of new science-based information and innovation to address current aquaculture industry constraints.
Principal investigator Attila Karsi and his colleagues including Dr.
Mark Lawrence, MSU-CVM associate dean for research, will use the grant
award to study new vaccine candidates for Edwardsiella ictaluri, one of
the most important pathogens affecting the state's channel catfish
aquaculture industry. read more...