Alexandria Byas

Post Doctoral Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

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970-297-5180

About Alexandria

After hanging out with the cows and chickens on my grandfather’s farm in South Georgia as a child, I decided to become a veterinarian. I had the pleasure of spending eight years in Athens at the University of Georgia and during that time, worked in the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study where I was first introduced to pathology and research while performing avian influenza surveillance and studying the pathogenesis of Newcastle Disease Virus. My interest in infectious diseases was further elevated when I visited the Plum Island Animal Disease Center and was able to observe diseases such as Foot and Mouth Disease. I was excited to relocate to Fort Collins, CO in July 2015 with my boyfriend and my dog. While I hope to continue doing research in infectious diseases, I also look forward to the training in oncological pathology I will have at CSU. In my spare time, I thoroughly enjoy cooking and eating, yoga, music, reading, travelling and spending time with family and friends.

Education

B.S.A. Avian Biology, University of Georgia, 2011Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, 2015

                


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