North Dakota Vetrinary Diagnostic Lab

Microbiologist Joins VDL

The VDL is excited to announce Claire Miller, DVM, Ph.D., a veterinary microbiologist, has joined the laboratory. She comes to North Dakota from the Washington State University Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory,where she completed residency training and graduate work in microbiology.Miller’s dissertation focused on characterizing the methylome, transcriptome and proteome of a DNA adenine methylase mutant strain of Salmonella typhimurium shown to induce protection in a calf model of disease.She will begin her appointment Aug. 18 and be responsible for overseeing testing services in the bacteriology, virology and serology section laboratories. We are excited to have aboard an individual with Miller’s level of training and expertise, and look forward to improving microbiology testing services at the laboratory