People

TAVIS K. ANDERSON

I am a Research Biologist in the Virus and Prion Research Unit at the National Animal Disease Center. I received training in evolutionary biology and virology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  I earned my doctorate in ecology and evolution at Rutgers University, and my honours and undergraduate degrees at The University of Queensland.

A few more details can be found in my CV (TAnderson-cv-2020) or at my ORCID ID.

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POSTDOCS and RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Dr. David Hufnagel – Ph.D. (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Iowa State University). David joined the flu-crew as a postdoctoral associate in 2020. A link to David’s CV for a little more detail on his background is linked here (PDF: DavidEHufnagelsCV).

Dr. Zeb Arendsee – Ph.D. (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Iowa State University). Zeb joined the flu-crew in 2019, and his personal webpage has a little more detail on his background (personal webpage).

Dr. Alexey Markin – Ph.D. (Computer Science, Iowa State University). Alexey jointed the flu-crew in 2020, and his personal webpage has a little more detail on his background (personal webpage).

Blake Inderski – ORISE Research Assistant. Blake joined our team in 2017 and has been leading the United States Swine Pathogen Database initiative.

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ALUMNI (and where they are now)

  • Kelly Hewitt – ORISE Research Assistant (2016-2018). DVM student at Iowa State University.
  • James Alfieri – M.Sc. (2016). Ph.D. student at Texas A&M University.
  • Emily Dodd – B.Sc. (2016). M.Sc. student at University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Sarah Dunn – B.Sc. (Honors) (2015). Veterinary technician.
  • Maria St. Jean – B.A. (2015). Industry position in biomedical sciences.
  • Jackson Tomlinson – B.Sc. (2015). M.Sc. student at Georgia Southern University.

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