Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Texas A&M University is ranked in the top 25 public universities in the USA and the top 10 public engineering schools by U.S. News & World Report. It is a major research University; in 2013 with $955 million in research expenditures it was ranked in the top 3 universities in the USA behind only MIT and the University of California-Berkeley. Research encompasses a wide range of interdisciplinary research resources that include centers, institutes and laboratories dedicated to addressing a wide variety of scientific challenges and opportunities.

Ivan Rusyn M.D., PhD is the principal investigator for Cat-App who will coordinate activities in work package 1, 2 and 3. His laboratory and staff are well experienced with complex databases and molecular toxicology research. He also worked closely with other principal scientists in this project and has been engaged with the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, European Chemicals Agency, US EPA, California EPA, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and other regulatory bodies.