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Research News, Events & Conferences

Throughout the year, Penn Vet hosts seminars, conferences, symposiums, and speaker series, which serve as forums for academics to share the latest research approaches breakthroughs in a wide array of subjects.

Penn Vet Seminar Programs
The Mari Lowe Center for Comparative Onocology Seminar Series
Global Parasitology Seminars
(formerly known as the Parasitology Seminar Series)

Pathobiology Department Seminar Series

Latest Research News

Read the Penn Vet Research Newsletter to get the latest news about our faculty researchers, programs, projects, grants, and publications... Better yet, sign up to receive the latest Research Newsletter by email. 

Penn Vet Research in the News

  • SARS-CoV-2 in white-tailed deer: Should we worry?

    Medical News TodayMonday, Nov 22, 2021
    Drs. Eman Anis and Roderick Gagne are interviewed about deer acting as a reservoir for COVID.
  • Lungfish Cocoons Are Alive, Sort Of

    The ScientistWednesday, Nov 17, 2021
    Dr. Oriol Sunyer comments on research finding immune cells within lungfish protective cocoons.
  • The Unsilencing

    RadiolabThursday, Aug 26, 2021
    Listen to a podcast of Dr. Montserrat Anguera discussing the connection between inactive X chromosomes and autoimmune diseases.

Research Events

Penn Vet Stories About Our Research


Stopping Disease Transmission at the Source

Dr. Michael Povelones considers how the chain of disease transmission could be halted before a pathogen ever leaves the mosquito vector.

Bellwether Fall 2021 feature

A Hub for Zoonotic Disease Research

Penn Vet’s unique new Institute for Infectious Zoonotic Diseases


Penn Vet Establishes Institute for Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases

Signaling the world’s vulnerability to disease, Penn Vet is launching the Institute for Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases to confront emerging and re-emerging zoonotic and vector-borne diseases, with a goal of fostering innovations in disease surveillance, treatment, and vaccine development.


Novel gene therapy platform speeds search for ways to cure blindness

A newly developed single-cell RNA sequencing technique enables researchers to quickly identify an optimal vector for delivering therapeutic genetic material to treat vision disorders, and perhaps other genetic conditions.