About Us

Atwill Water & Foodborne Zoonotic Disease Laboratory

The Atwill Water & Foodborne Zoonotic Disease Laboratory at the University of California, Davis is dedicated to researching how water and foodborne illness are transported from agrarian and wildlife sources to impact society.  

Atwill Water & Foodborne Zoonotic Disease Laboratory 
Principal Investigator/Diagnostics 
Dr. Edward R. Atwill D.V.M., Ph.D
Department of Population, Health and Reproduction/Vet Med Extension
School of Veterinary Medicine
1089 Veterinary Medicine Dr.
4207 Vet Med 3B
Davis, Ca 95616
Ph. 530-754-2154
e-mail ratwill@ucdavis.edu 


Western Institute for Food Safety and Security
Research Scientist
Dr. Xunde Li, Ph.D
1089 Veterinary Medicine Dr.
4213 Vet Med 3B
Davis, Ca 95616
Ph. 530-754-9752
e-mail xdli@ucdavis.edu 


Atwill Water & Foodborne Zoonotic Disease Laboratory 
Atwill Laboratory Support
Laboratory Manager
Jennifer Carabez
1089 Veterinary Medicine Dr.
4215 Vet Med 3B
Ph. 530-754-9752
e-mail jachase@ucdavis.edu


Atwill Water & Foodborne Zoonotic Disease Laboratory 
Atwill Field Logistical Support
Ronald F. Bond
1089 Veterinary Medicine Dr.
4206 Vet Med 3B
Ph. 530-754-9752
e-mail rfbond@ucdavis.edu