2020 CRWAD Featured Speakers

Rafi Ahmed, PhD

Vaccine Center Director
Emory Vaccine Center

Thomas Gallagher, PHD

Loyola University Chicago

Host factors controlling susceptibility to coronavirus infections

Srinand Sreevatsan, BVSC, MVSC, MPH, PHD

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation

Michigan State University

Mycobacterium-host interactions – Lessons from 25 years of research on a slow growing bacterium

Dr. Scott McVey

Director, Center for Grain and Animal Health Research


A Journey Through Vaccine Valley

Dr. Jay Calvert


From Scientific Discovery to Commercial Product in 10 Easy Steps: The Case of CD163 and PRRS Vacccines

Roy Curtiss, PHD

Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology

University of Florida Gainsville

“Converting a pathogen to become a servant

Vaccine Discovery and Development – from Lab to Market Place

Doug Gladue


Advances in African swine fever live-attenuated vaccines

Shawn Bearson, PHD

Research Microbiologist


DIVA vaccine cross-protects against Salmonella serovars in food animals

Larry Glickman, VMD, DrPH

Professor Emeritus

Department of Comparative Pathobiology

College of Veterinary Medicine

Perdue University

Utilizing big data in veterinary medicine

Alan Beck

The Biology of the Human-Animal Bond

Charlene Edinboro

“Small Animals – Big Data!”