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Congratulations on successful defenses and publications!

Congratulations to Chloe Wasendorf, Kia Barry, Kristina Larsen, Elena Thornhill, and Charles Lewis on completing and passing their final defenses this spring!

Congratulations to Akhil A. Vinithakumari and the lab of Dr. Mooyottu here at ISU's department of Veterinary Pathology for recently publishing a paper titled: Clostridioides difficile Infection Dysregulates Brain Dopamine Metabolism.

Vinithakumari, A. A., Padhi, P., Hernandez, B., Lin, S. J. H., Dunkerson-Kurzhumov, A., Showman, L., ... & Mooyottu, S. (2022). Clostridioides difficile Infection Dysregulates Brain Dopamine Metabolism. Microbiology Spectrum, 10(2), e00073-22.

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Taylor Wherry on receiving an ISU Research Excellence award this past school year, and on the publications they were able to put out earlier this year! 

"Exogenous Vitamin D3 Modulates Response of Bovine Macrophages to Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Infection and Is Dependent Upon Stage of Johne’s Disease",

Wherry, T. L., Dassanayake, R., Casas, E., Mooyottu, S., Bannantine, J. P., & Stabel, J. R. (2022). Exogenous vitamin D3 modulates response of bovine macrophages to Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection and is dependent upon stage of Johne’s disease. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 1446.

"Effects of 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 and 25-Hydroxyvitamin D3 on PBMCs From Dairy Cattle Naturally Infected With Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis"

Wherry, T. L., Mooyottu, S., & Stabel, J. R. (2022). Effects of 1, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 on PBMCs from dairy cattle naturally infected with Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Frontiers in veterinary science, 55.