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FR3 Communication and Project Liason

Description of Communication/Project Liaison

Organization and Roles

The Communication Division is based at U of WI Oshkosh, and has many roles including maintaining the FR3 website, curriculum and instruction of FR3 minicourse, FR3 advertising, and maintaining infected animals for contingency.  The Project Liaison responsibilities include distribution and analysis of the annual FR3 user survey and interfacing between FR3 users and FR3 branches.  New responsibilities of this division include maintenance and distribution of Acanthacheilonema viteae and its vector, and distribution of Brugia-infected jirds to the UK.

To Order A. viteae (formerly Dipetalonema blanc, D. viteae, D. witei, D. vite) or voice comments concerning the FR3, contact:  FR3 UWO Branch, Shelly Michalski (


Shelly Michalski, M.S., Ph.D.
FR3 Director of Communication/Project Liaison
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
phone:  920-424-7082
fax:  920-424-1102
Research Associates:
Corine McCarthy M.S.
Nafeesa Rahman M.S.
Steve Schaar M.S.
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI  54901
Lab:  920-424-0438