Research in Animal Sciences

Regulatory Biology

Research in Dr. Jacek Wower’s lab is focusing on the architecture and function of TmRNP on the ribosome. Dr. Wower’s research team is also working on the development of novel antiviral drugs against foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) and Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV).

His team is also investigating biosensing of non-coding RNA using nucleic acid based technology. Other research in the Wower lab focuses on nucleic acid aptamer particulate drug delivery.

Dr. Terry Brandebourg’s lab is investigating what gene is responsible for instramuscular fat deposition.