Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars

Hosting international scholars to increase global research capacity.

Global Health Training

Multidisciplinary Training

We provide short and long-term training for researchers at every level of their career, including graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and faculty.

Some visitors stay for a few weeks to learn advanced techniques and methodologies, while others train with us for years and become long-term collaborators.

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Visiting Scholars

 

2019

Valeriia Yustyniuk

  • Ukraine | Fulbright Faculty Scholar | 2019 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Maria Correa

Mohammad Obaidat

  • Jordan | Visiting Scholar | 2019
  • Faculty supervisor: Andy Stringer

Suvendu Kumar, MVSc, PhD

  • India | Visiting Faculty, Central Agricultural University, Mizoram | 2019 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

Mabel Aworh, MPH

  • Nigeria | Visiting Scientist, Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development | 2019 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

Pierre Muyombano, BS, MS

  • Rwanda | Tufts University One Health Fellow | 2019 
  • Faculty supervisor: Andy Stringer

Fengen Wang, BE, MS

  • China | Visiting PhD Student, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences | 2019 
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2018

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Shivasharanappa Nayakvadi, BVSc & AH, MVSc, PhD

  • India | Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellow | 2018 – 2019
  • Faculty supervisor: Paula Cray 

Patricia Pereira

  • Brazil | Co-Mentored PhD Student | 2018 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Gustavo Machado

Manuel Jara

  • Chile | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2018 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Gustavo Machado

Luisa Schmidt, BSc

  • Germany | Master’s Student, Study Abroad | 2018 – 2019
  • Faculty supervisor: Toby Kaeser

Anubha Pathak, BVSc & AH, MVSc

  • India | Fulbright Scholar, PhD Student | 2018 – 2019
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

Kim Wardle

  • United Kingdom | Fulbright Scholar, Undergraduate Student | 2018 – 2019
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

François-Xavier Victorien Lalèyê

  • Senegal | Visiting Equine Clinician | 2018 

Tracy King, MSc

  • South Africa | PhD Candidate (Microbiology), University of KwaZulu-Natal | 2018 
  • Faculty supervisors: Paula Cray, Sid Thakur

 

2017

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Nigatu Aklilu Atlaw

  • Ethiopia | PhD Student | 2017 – Present
  • Faculty supervisors: Paula Cray

Michelle Balbin, DVM

  • Philippines | Fulbright Scholar, Master’s Student | 2017 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

Daniel Monte

  • Brazil | Visiting PhD Student, University of São Paolo | 2017 – 2018
  • Faculty supervisors: Paula Cray

Bert Jozef Devriendt, MSc, PhD

  • Belgium | Visiting Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Research Foundation – Flanders | 2017
  • Faculty supervisors: Liara Gonzalez

Chloe Guest

  • United Kingdom | Undergraduate Student, Study Abroad | 2017 – 2018
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2016

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Pradeep Neupane

  • Nepal | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2016 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Ed Breitschwerdt

Kale Davies, PhD

  • Australia | Postdoctoral Research Associate | 2016 – 2018
  • Faculty supervisor: Cristina Lanzas

Yuan Xuexia

  • China | Visiting PhD student, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences | 2016 – 2018
  • Faculty supervisors: Sid Thakur

Wenhua Liu, PhD

  • China | Visiting Faculty, Qingdao Agricultural University | 2016
  • Faculty supervisors: Paula Cray

Laura Barrachina, DVM, MS, PhD

  • Spain | Visiting PhD Student, University of Zaragoza | 2016
  • Faculty supervisor: Lauren Schnabel

Alejandra Álvarez-Fernández, MVSc


 

2015

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Li Zhao, PhD

  • China | Visiting Faculty, Qingdao Agricultural University | 2015 – 2016
  • Faculty supervisors: Sid Thakur

Nuananong Sinwat, DVM, MS

  • Thailand | Visiting PhD Student, University Kamphaengsaen, Nakhonpathom | 2015 – 2016
  • Faculty supervisors: Sid Thakur

 

2013

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Clemente Aguilar, DVM, MSc, PhD

  • Mexico | Postdoctoral Research Associate | 2013 – 2014
  • Faculty supervisor: Cristina Lanzas

GK Sivaraman, PhD

  • India | Visiting Scientist, Indian Council of Agricultural Research | 2013 – 2014
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

Deepak Kumar, MVPH

  • India | Visiting Faculty, College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Tripura | 2013 – 2014
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2012

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Suchawan Pornsukarom, DVM, MPH, PhD

  • Thailand | PhD Student, Comparative Biomedical Sciences | 2012 – 2017
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2011

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Calistus Ngonghala, PhD

  • Camerun | Postdoctoral Research Associate | 2011 – 2013
  • Faculty supervisor: Cristina Lanzas

Shi Chen, PhD

  • China | Postdoctoral Research Associate | 2011 – 2016
  • Faculty supervisor: Cristina Lanzas

Latiffa Hassan, PhD

  • Malaysia | Visiting Faculty, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia | 2011 – 2012
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2010

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Younggeon Jin

  • South Korea | PhD Student and Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2010 – Present
  • Faculty supervisor: Anthony Blikslager

Nandhakumar Balakrishnan

  • India | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2010 – 2015
  • Faculty supervisor: Ed Breitschwerdt

Zou Ming, PhD

  • China | Visiting Faculty, South China Agricultural University | 2010
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2009

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Raphael Labens

Patricia Mascarelli

  • Argentina | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2009 – 2012
  • Faculty supervisor: Ed Breitschwerdt

You Li

  • China | PhD Student | 2009 – 2012
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2008

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Meghali Nighot

  • India | PhD Student and Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2008 – 2013
  • Faculty supervisor: Anthony Blikslager

Macarena Quintana

  • Chile | Fulbright Scholar, PhD Student | 2008 – 2012
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

Silkpak Biswas

  • India | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2008 – 2010
  • Faculty supervisor: Ed Breitschwerdt

 

2007

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Mrudula Varanat

  • India | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2007 – 2011
  • Faculty supervisor: Ed Breitschwerdt

 

2006

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Pedro Diniz 

  • Brazil | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2006 – 2009
  • Faculty supervisor: Ed Breitschwerdt

Hari Parad Dwivedi

  • India | PhD Student | 2006 – 2010
  • Faculty supervisor: Sid Thakur

 

2005

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Prashant Nighot

  • India | PhD Student and Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2005 – 2011
  • Faculty supervisor: Anthony Blikslager

Vanessa Cook

Belen Cadenas

  • Argentina | Postdoctoral Research Scholar | 2005 – 2009
  • Faculty supervisor: Ed Breitschwerdt

 

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