Institution: USDA/ARS, Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory

Institution Information

Index Herbariorum Record: 
No
InstitutionCode: 
ADOL
Status of Institution: 
Active
Additional Institution Names: 
(empty)
Description of Institution: 

The mission of the Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory is "to provide leadership in solving current and future problems in neoplastic and other viral diseases of poultry using basic and applied multidisciplinary team approaches thereby benefitting the poultry industry and consumers." The Unit continues to apply biotechnology together with traditional technologies to solve practical problems in the control of poultry diseases, particularly Marek's disease and avian retrovirus infections. The unit is also leading the national research effort to map the chicken genome, which should improve disease control and poultry production through modern techniques for genetic selection and breeding.

Institutional Discipline: 
Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources: Animal Science, General, Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources: Animal Science, Poultry (or Avian), Biological Sciences: Genetics/Genomics, Health Biomedical Sciences: Pharmacology, Human & Animal
Institutional Governance: 
Public, Federal: General
Institution Type: 
(empty)
Cool URI: 
http://usfsc.grscicoll.org/cool/c2qp-pvac

Institutional Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
USDA/ARS, AVIAN DISEASE & ONCOLOGY LAB.
Mailing Address 2: 
4279 EAST MOUNT HOPE ROAD
City/Town: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Postal/Zip Code: 
48823
Country: 
USA

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Institutional Contact Information

Primary Contact: 

Hans H. Cheng

Staff Member Information

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Staff Member's Contact Information

Phone Number: 
(517) 337-6758
Fax Number: 
(517) 337-6776
Address 1: 
USDA/ARS, Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory
Address 2: 
4279 E. Mount Hope Rd.
City/Town: 
East Lansing
State/Province: 
MI
Postal/Zip Code: 
48823
Country: 
USA
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