Lonnie King was honored with the 2014 Veterinarian of the Year award at the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association’s annual Midwest Veterinary Conference. Dean of the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine, King received the association’s highest honor in recognition of his contributions to the field of veterinary medicine spanning more than four decades. Read more
Linda Saif, a scientist in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), has been awarded the 2015 Wolf Prize in Agriculture for her work on viral diseases of critical importance to farm animals, food safety and human health.
Saif is the first Ohio State scientist and the first woman to receive this recognition, awarded since 1978 by the Wolf Foundation of Israel. The award will be presented at a ceremony to be held at the Knesset — Israel’s parliament — in Jerusalem on May 31.
Through an unprecedented investment, the university seeks to add approximately 30 key faculty hires—both up-and-coming and senior faculty at the tops of their fields—to work alongside Ohio State’s already-strong infectious disease team. Read more
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