Graduate Research Assistant
Phone: (402) 762-4512
M.S. in Veterinary Science at University of Nebraska-Lincoln – August 2019
B.S. in Microbiology at North Dakota State University – May 2017
Assist with research projects involving herd-level diagnostics for Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) and tracking Congestive Heart Failure in Western Plains feedlot cattle.
Interested in livestock health, disease prevention, and management techniques with additional experience in large and small (lab) animal species through raising livestock and pharmaceutical industry internships.
2019 Angus Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship
2018 Angus Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship
Carlson JM, Vander Ley BL, Lee SI, Grotelueschen DM, Walz PH, Workman AM, Heaton MP, Boxler DJ. 2020. Detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in stable flies following consumption of blood from persistently infected cattle. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 32(1):108-111.
Heaton MP, Bassett AS, Whitman KJ, Krafsur GM, Lee SI, Carlson JM, Clark HJ, Smith HR, Pelster MC, Basnayake V, Grotelueschen DM, Vander Ley BL. 2019. Evaluation of EPAS1 variants for association with bovine congestive heart failure. F1000Research. 8:1189.
Carlson JM. 2019. Environmental Sampling Techniques for Herd-Level Surveillance of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus. Dissertations & Theses in Veterinary and Biomedical Science.