Dr. Passler’s clinical and research interests include the medical and infectious diseases of cattle, small ruminants, and camelids. His research has primarily concentrated on the infectious pathogen Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) with a focus on BVDV infections in non-cattle (heterologous) hosts. Specific interests include the epidemiology and pathophysiology of BVDV infections in heterologous species and their impact on the control of BVDV in cattle populations. Furthermore, Dr. Passler is interested in investigating novel methods of detection and prevention of infectious diseases.

Subject Areas:

  • Farm Animal Section.
Food Science and Technology, Animal Science, Design
PhD, Auburn University, 2010
DVM, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Veterinary Medicine, 2003
veterinary medicine