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WildAlert coming soon to Florida

We are thrilled to announce that WildAlert will soon be coming to the state of Florida! 

WildAlert will be implemented in support of activities currently conducted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI).

OHI Lab Wins Safety Award

Our own OHI Laboratory has won the Grand Prize for the 2023 UC Davis Safety Services Awards! Led by Dr. Brian Bird, the OHI Laboratory is dedicated to not only practicing safety in their own lab but also training other scientists and future lab leaders to work safely around the globe.

Join our Rift Valley fever vaccine project team

Current Opportunities Global Operations Manager

Deadline: October 18, 2023

Epidemiologist Postdoctoral Scholar

Job Number: #8261800
Deadline: October 22, 2023

Virologist-Immunologist Postdoctoral Scholar

Job Number: #8261926
Deadline: October 22, 2023

Virologist-Diagnostics Development Postdoctoral Scholar

Job Number: #8262050
Deadline: October 22, 2023

Application Info Here

NEW STUDY: Scientists Investigate Green Sea Turtle Tumor Disease

A new epidemiological study of endangered juvenile green sea turtles in eastern Brazil suggests that factors such as water temperature, salinity and proximity to environmental stressors could trigger the development of a tumor disease associated with a herpesvirus.

One Health Institute Scholars in Puerto Rico

Last week several One Health Institute students visited Puerto Rico to tell their One Health stories about marine mammal health, rodentborne diseases in California, and tickborne diseases in Tanzania at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium (NVSS).

Julien Ferrero (VetAgro Sup, Lyon, France), Amalie Solli (UC Davis), and Nicole Perry (U Florida) were with OHI for summer research experiences in the Bird and Smith research groups.

NEW STUDY: Bat-Borne Sarbecoviruses Spilled Over in Southeast Asia Pre-Pandemic

A virus previously found only in bats was detected in the antibodies of people screened for exposure to sarbecoviruses between 2017 and 2020 in rural Myanmar in Southeast Asia, according to a study from the University of California, Davis and collaborators in Myanmar and Singapore. The work is published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.

AWARD: One Health DEI grant recipient earns UCD Soaring to New Heights Individual Award

OHI team member earns campus community award

Soaring to New Heights dates back to the adoption of the UC Davis Principles of Community in 1990, signed by then-Chancellor Theodore L. Hullar and leaders of the ASUCD and Graduate Student Association, Academic Senate and Academic Staff Organization (forerunner of the Academic Federation), and Staff Assembly (Davis campus and UC Davis Medical Center).

Tanzania's One Health Champion: Rudovick Kazwala

Honoring Professor Rudovick Kazwala

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that our dear mentor and colleague Professor Rudovick Kazwala passed away on April 3, 2023.

How UC research is ensuring a future for 10 iconic animals

When the Endangered Species Act was passed 50 years ago, some of the world's most iconic animals were on the brink of extinction. We are proud to be highlighted with our fellow University of California colleagues around the state and across the globe for our collective efforts to save endangered species.

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