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Alejandro Banda, DVM, PhD, DACPV, DACVM

Specialties and Expertise

  • Diagnostic poultry virology and serology; Immunosuppressive diseases of poultry; Veterinary virology; Avian medicine


  • DVM and MS: National Autonomous University of Mexico
  • PhD: University of Georgia


  • Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians (ACPV)
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM)

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine (DAFVM) Service Recognition for 10 years of service to Mississippi State University, 2018
  • Walter & Jean Rotchild Faculty Award, Mississippi State University, 2011
  • Richard C. Adkerson Faculty Award, Mississippi State University, 2010
  • Member, Mexican Network of Research Scientists (SNI), Mexican Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), 2003-2004

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