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Dr. Meng's Lab in the News

Selected Recent News Items on Dr. Meng and His Lab

**Meng elected to the National Academy of Inventors (VT News).

**Postdoctoral fellow Chris Overend receives USDA fellowship grant (VT News).

**Meng is the guest for This Week in Virology TWiV podcast Episode 285 ("Hokies go viral") with host Vincent Racaniello. (This Week in Virology)

**Meng featured in the Spring 2014 issue of The Virginia Tech Magazine. (Virginia Tech Magazine)

**Meng discussed the ongoing PEDV outbreaks with The Daily Beast. (The Daily Beast)

**Tracking the origin and evolution of an emerging pig virus in the United States (VT news)

**Nature highlight on “the most viewed papers in science” on the highly read PEDV paper from Meng lab (Nature)

**Postdoctoral associate Shannon Matzinger awarded USDA fellowship grant (VT news)

**Meng Lab’s efforts to develop an improved PRRSV vaccine (Agency 229 report).

**Meng honored as University Distinguished Professor (VT News)

**Meng received new NIH grant to study how HEV infects across species (VT News)

**Meng discussed with the media on the emergence of a new virus (PEDV) int he United States (Daily Press)

**Meng received new NIH funding to study chronic hepatitis E (VT News)

**Meng received the NIH T32 Post-DVM Graduate Program Training Grant (VT News)

**X.J. Meng elected to the American Academy of Microbiology (VT News)

**Postdoctoral associate Scott Kenney awarded USDA fellowship grant (VT News)

**Graduate student Caitlin Cossaboom discovered the rabbit strain of hepatitis E virus in the United States (VT News and other news media such as Science Daily)

**Meng responded to various media regarding the H1N1 pandemic flu (WSLS 10 TV interview and VT News)

**Meng at FDA panel hearing and comments on rotavirus vaccine safety (MedPage Today)

**Meng appointed to the NIH Virology panel permanent member (VT News)

**X.J. Meng received 2008 Alumni Award for Research Excellence (VT News).

**X.J. Meng named inaugural Fralin Life Science Institute Senior Faculty Fellow (VT News).

**Invention of the first USDA fully-licensed vaccine against porcine circovirus-2 (VT News) or (> 852 News Media Reports).

**Meng ranked in the top 1% of highly-cited scientists in the field of Microbiology as well as in the field of Clinical Medicine (VT News) or (Thomson Scientific feature on Meng).

**Roanoke Times profile story on Meng's group.

**New NIH Awards (VT news)

**Meng elected Honorary Diplomate in American College of Veterinary Microbiologits (VT News)

**Pfizer Award for Research Excellence (VT news).

**NIH Training grant award (VT News).

**Appointment to NIH Panel (VT News).

**Discovery of swine hepatitis E virus (Press Release)
or (Other News Coverage).

**Risk of zoonotic infection by swine hepatitis E virus (News Coverage) or (News).