Oral fluid samples can at times replace traditional blood testing while requiring less labor and technical skill. Also there is clearly reduced stress for people and pigs, which is becoming important in modern food animal production.
John R. Prickett
College of Veterinary Medicine Iowa State University. United States
Professional Interest Statement
I am interested in the sustainability of livestock production with emphasis on production efficiency, animal health, welfare, and the yield of a nutritious food product.
Candidate, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (2014): Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa.
Doctor of Philosophy (2009): Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine. Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa.
Bachelor of Arts (2005): Cell and Molecular Biology, Minor Chemistry. Western State College of Colorado, Gunnison, Colorado.
Post-Doctoral Scientist (December – August, 2010): Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University. Ames, Iowa.
Veterinary Biologics Training Program (May 7-9 2008): Dr. James Roth, Institute for the International Cooperation in Animal Biologics, Ames, Iowa.
Pipette User Training (2007): Larry S. Newman, Anmar Metrology, Inc.
Blood borne Pathogens Exposure Control (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009): Iowa State University Environmental Health and Safety.
Fire Safety Emergency Training (2005): Iowa State University Environmental Health and Safety.
EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Training (2005): Iowa State University Environmental Health and Safety.
OSHA Laboratory Standards Training (2005): Iowa State University Environmental Health and Safety.
Knowing How to Practice Safe Science (2005): Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
CPR certified (2003).
Awards and Honors
PRRS Graduate and Undergraduate Scholars Program. January 2009. $12,000 graduate student fellowship for PRRS research/extension activities.
Travel Trainee Award (2008): 51st American Association of Veterinary Diagnosticians. September 2, 2008. Davis, California.
Graduate Student Award, best oral presentation (2008): 51st American Association of Veterinary Diagnosticians. October 27, 2008. Greensboro, North Carolina.
Graduate Student Award, best oral presentation (2006): 45th North Central Conference of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. June 8, 2006. Lincoln, Nebraska.
Updated CV 02-Dec-2011