UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Mariano Carossino, DVM, PhD

Carossino’s main research interest was identifying host genetic factors associated with persistent equine arteritis virus infection in the stallion’s reproductive tract.
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Mariano Carossino
Mariano Carossino | Photo: University of Kentucky

Name: Mariano Carossino
From: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Degrees and institutions where received:

  • DVM, Escuela de Veterinaria, Universidad del Salvador
  • PhD, University of Kentucky (UK) Gluck Equine Research Center.

Mariano Carossino, DVM, PhD, decided to come to UK after meeting former Gluck Center professor of virology Udeni Balasuriya, BVSc, MS, PhD, at the International Equine Infectious Diseases Conference in 2012 and learning about his equine viral arteritis research.

Over the past five years Carossino completed his doctoral research and other projects under Balasuriya’s guidance. His main research included a USDA-funded project to identify host genetic factors associated with persistent equine arteritis virus infection in the stallion’s reproductive tract. Carossino used virology, molecular biology, immunopathology, reproductive immunology, and combined a variety of classical and molecular techniques to help answer the team’s research questions

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