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Meet the MycoLab Team

MycoLab Team: Lab Members
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Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Pieters grew up in Venezuela, where she obtained her DVM degree in 2003 at Universidad Central de Venezuela. She then completed a PhD at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. After her PhD she completed a post-doctorate degree in 2010 at the University of Illinois's Institute for Genomic Biology. Dr. Pieters currently works in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Minnesota, as well as being an assistant professor and currently leading the Swine Diseases Eradication Center (SDEC) . Her research interests include: Mycoplasma infections in pigs: diagnosis, epidemiology and control; infectious diseases of swine; pig neonatal immunity.

Academic Collaborators

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Albert Rovira 


Carles Vilalta

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Cheryl Dvorak 

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Chi Chen 

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Fabio Vannucci 

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Julio Alvarez 

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Jerry Torrison 

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Montserrat Torremorell 

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Noelle Noyes 

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Sagar Goyal

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Srinand Sreevatsan 

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Ryan Hunter 

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Randy Singer 

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Tom Molitor 

MycoLab Team: Lab Members

Alumni & Past Members

Alicia Butler
Maria Jose Clavijo
Jason Daniels
Chris Deegan
Jon Ertl
Cesar Toshio Facimoto
Marissa Garry
Laura Garza-Moreno
Jeong-Hoon Han
Sam Holst
Taylor Homann
Fernanda Munhoz dos Anjos Leal 
Katie Loppnow
Nubia Macedo
Bob Morrison
Mike Murtaugh
Meera Surendran Nair
Andres Perez
David Pillman
Cesar Prado
Luiza Roos
Lucas Dos Santos
Marjorie Schleper 
Jake Schwartz
Ang Su
Karine Takeuti
Matteo Tonni
Jonathan Tubbs
Jenny Zhang

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