June 25, 2021 Living With Bats

Bats and humans depend on the caves that pockmark the Mount Elgon caldera in eastern Uganda, making it the perfect field site to study human-bat interactions and emerging viral pathogens.

June 25, 2021 History Repeats Itself: Viral pandemics offer clues to neurodegenerative disorders

CSU researchers expanded their neurovirology work to include anti-inflammatory drug therapies for COVID-19. Colorado State University is one of a small number of universities where this research can take place.

June 2, 2021 CSU researchers make first-ever discovery of Zika virus RNA in free-ranging African bats

A team of Colorado State University scientists has detected Zika virus RNA in free-ranging African bats. The findings have ecological implications and raise questions about how bats are exposed to Zika virus in nature.

May 24, 2021 May 2021 – Biosurveillance for emerging viral pathogens of Ugandan bats

Fieldwork photos of Kading lab members, who traveled in May 2021 to biosurveil bats in Uganda.

March 26, 2021 Action in a Time of Crisis: Colorado State University Research Retrospective

Top Colorado State University researchers mobilized their disciplines over the course of the past year to address challenges raised by the global coronavirus pandemic.

March 8, 2021 Female Researchers at Colorado State University are Taking a Lead to Combat COVID-19

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the contributions and impact from women everywhere, including all of the CSU scientists and researchers who have led in the fight against COVID-19

August 12, 2020 ‘It’s been a trying time’: CSU virologist finds solace in music during the pandemic

Rebekah Kading recently posted a video of herself playing “Meditation” by French composer Jules Massenet on the violin with the backdrop of Colorado scenery. She hopes people will find her music to be peaceful and relaxing.

May 18, 2020 Inside the Bat Cave

How do bats stay healthy while hosting viruses that cause vicious disease in people? The answers could lead to COVID-19 cures.

February 20, 2020 CBS4 Denver: CSU Helps Research Bats & Coronavirus

With a focus on bats, infectious disease researchers including Rebekah Kading are interested in their link to the outbreak of coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2.