Bart Tarbet

Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences

Infectious Disease, Vaccines and Antiviral Chemotherapy


E. Bart Tarbet

Contact Information

Office Location: VSB 201
Phone: (435) 797-3954
Email: bart.tarbet@usu.edu
Website: https://www.usu.edu/iar/

Educational Background

PhD, Animal Science with specialization in experimental pathology, (Pathogenesis of infectious disease), University of Delaware, 2006
Pathogenic, Antigenic, and Phylogenetic Evaluation of Chicken Infectious Anemia Virus Isolates.
MS, Microbiology and Immunology, (Molecular virology), Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1995
Protection Against Equine Herpesvirus Type 1 (EHV-1) Challenge Infection in the Murine Model After Immunization with Synthetic Peptides or Recombinant Proteins from EHV-1 Glycoprotein D.
BS, Microbiology, (Chemistry), Weber State University, 1986

Biography

I joined the Institute for Antiviral Research in the Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences at Utah State University in 2008. Prior to joining USU, I was employed in the Research and Development department at Intervet Inc. (now Merck Animal Health), a global leader in the discovery, development, and manufacture of veterinary medicines. During the twelve years that I worked at Intervet I completed proprietary research in the area of vaccine development.

Teaching Interests

CLASSES I TEACH: ADVS 3200 DSC Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology: Critical evaluation of ethical issues of genetic engineering in biotechnology, including biological engineering and cloning of plants, animals, and humans. Presents basic science of genetic engineering and biotechnology. Spring Semester, 3 credits. VM-7536, Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology The principles and applications of infectious diseases of animals are learned using a combination of lectures and laboratory sessions. The lectures will focus on basic principles of infectious disease. The laboratory periods will focus on diagnostic principles and techniques; basics of handling infectious organisms; and the use of clinical microbiology in approach to clinical cases.4 credits Fall semester. VM 7596, Leadership Practicum In the course, students will learn to examine how their leadership style, temperament, strengths and mindset influence their own goals and leadership approach. Different leadership models will be explored to learn how to accommodate a constantly changing environment; to think about the ethical responsibility of leadership; and to learn how leaders and participants mutually shape the environment of a practice, an organization or a community. 1 credit Spring semester

Research Interests

Research interests • Virology, immunology, vaccines and antiviral chemotherapy • Animal models of influenza virus infections • Treatment and prevention of influenza virus infections by antivirals and vaccines

Awards

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year, 2017

College of Agricultre and Applied Sciences

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year, 2016

Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences

Young Investigator Award, 2012

International Society for Antiviral Research


    Publications | Book Chapters

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Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

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    Publications | Other

    Bulletins

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      Teaching

      ADVS, VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2020
      VM, ADVS 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2020
      ADVS 5000 - One Health: People, Animals, and the Environment, Spring 2020
      VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2019
      ADVS 3200 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Spring 2019
      ADVS 6100 - MPH Practicum, Spring 2019
      VM 7596 - Veterinary Practicum, Spring 2019
      VM 7501 - International Veterinary Medicine, Fall 2018
      ADVS, VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2018
      ADVS, PHIL 3200, 4530 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Spring 2018
      HONR 4900 - Honors Thesis/Capstone, Spring 2018
      VM 7596 - Veterinary Practicum, Spring 2018
      VM 7501 - International Veterinary Medicine, Fall 2017
      VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2017
      ADVS, PHIL 3200, 4530 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Spring 2017
      VM 7501 - International Veterinary Medicine, Spring 2017
      VM 7596 - Veterinary Practicum, Spring 2017
      ADVS, VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2016
      ADVS, PHIL 3200, 4530 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Spring 2016
      VM 7501 - International Veterinary Medicine, Spring 2016
      VM 7596 - Veterinary Practicum (Leadership), Spring 2016
      VM 7597 - Special Topics in Vet Medicine - Core Topics in Global Health, Fall 2015
      VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2015
      ADVS,PHIL 3200,4530 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Spring 2015
      VM 7596 - Veterinary Leadership Practicum, Spring 2015
      VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2014
      ADVS,PHIL 3200,4530 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Spring 2014
      VM 7596 - Veterinary Leadership Practicum, Spring 2014
      VM 7536 - Veterinary Bacteriology, Fall 2013
      ADVS,PHIL 3200,4530 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Spring 2013
      VM 7596 - Leadership Practicum for Veterinary Students, Spring 2013
      VM 7596 - Veterinary Leadership Practicum, Spring 2013
      ADVS 3200 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (DSC), Spring 2012
      ADVS 3200 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (DSC), Spring 2011
      ADVS 3200 - Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (DSC), Spring 2010

      Extension

      Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Section Leader, 2017 - Ongoing

      Graduate Students Mentored

      Ashley Sheesley, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2020
      Rebecca Strong, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2020
      Katie Swanson, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, September 2019 - May 2020
      Christopher Peterson, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2016 - August 2018
      Brett Hurst, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, January 2013 - May 2018
      Joseph Evans, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2015 - July 2017
      Brett Hurst, Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, August 2008 - May 2012