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Johanna Elfenbein

Salmonella sample in petri dish

Oct 23, 2018

Salmonella Loves Hydrogen Peroxide – And Helps Your Body Make More of it

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that it sickens one in six Americans each year, with illnesses ranging from mild to fatal. Now, new research from NC State describes just how Salmonella does what it does. 

Eddy Cruz

Jun 12, 2018

Summer Program Offers Unique Research Opportunity

For Eddy Cruz, a summer well spent is working in a lab at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. The NC State rising senior microbiology major from Monroe, N.C., is spending his second summer in the lab of his mentor, Johanna Elfenbein, assistant professor of equine medicine, investigating what helps the bacteria Salmonella survive and thrive… 

Apr 16, 2018

Committed to Improving Horse Health

“This is the place that fosters the clinician-scientist best of all the places across the country,” says Johanna Elfenbein, assistant professor of equine medicine... 

John Griffioen and Sophie Amirsultan, class of 2018, examine a turtle

May 23, 2016

6 NC State CVM Students Awarded Hitchings New Investigator Award

This award is specifically for support of pre-doctoral research and is in the amount of $5,000 for students enrolled and working toward... 


Mar 11, 2016

DVM Student Honored With AVMA-AVMF Research Scholarship

The award involves a $5,000 scholarship and a $1,000 stipend to attend the 2016 National Institutes of Health Symposium... 

Faculty award

Sep 3, 2015

Johanna Elfenbein Recipient of the Young Investigator Award 

The competition, sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association and its charitable foundation, the AVMF, recognizes the scientific advancements made by veterinarians who are pursuing advanced research training through doctoral or post-doctoral programs.