Project Number: 8042-32000-107-19-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Mar 1, 2017
End Date: Feb 28, 2022
Investigate effects of different antibiotic alternatives on coccidian parasites. Study basic immune mechanisms that are associated with enhanced innate immunity.
Develop invitro culture system using a chicken cell line to identify antibiotic alternatives that block Eimeria invasion. Evaluate new antibiotic alternatives for their growth promotion and innate immunity-enhancing potential using ARS disease models for enteric pathogens of poultry.