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Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab

Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Last month, Dr. Arun Dhar moved to Tucson to begin his duties as an Associate Professor in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences and as Director of the Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory. The Arizona Aquaculture Pathology lab serves as the OIE Reference lab for crustacean diseases and was developed and led by Dr. Donald Lightner for many years before his recent retirement. As Director, Dr. Dhar leads a world class research and development team with expertise in diagnostics, treatment and biosecurity against virtually all classes of pathogens and parasites of shrimp and other crustaceans.
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How to tell if Santa's reindeer are female - Futurity

How to tell if Santa's reindeer are female - Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Experts in animal-human interaction offer some odd facts about reindeer, including their (sometimes) intoxicating pee and eye-protecting "shovels."
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Researchers Hoping Valley Fever Vaccine Won’t Just Go to the Dogs

Researchers Hoping Valley Fever Vaccine Won’t Just Go to the Dogs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A canine vaccine against valley fever, a fungal disease that sometimes leads to significant disability and even death, could be available within the next 10 years. And the work to save dogs could also advance efforts to create a vaccine for people.
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Four Questions: Rudolph and Those Reindeer Games

Four Questions: Rudolph and Those Reindeer Games | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Donner, Dasher, Blitzen … they're the animal stars of the holidays, but what do we know about the antlered creatures beyond their seasonal mythology? University of Arizona faculty members Netzin and Dieter Steklis discuss some of the facts and fables of reindeer life as part of their Human and Animal Interrelationships class, a popular general-education course offered to about 1,000 students every fall.
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