Careers at the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

The Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL), with locations in West Lafayette and Southern Indiana at the Heeke Laboratory, is focused on helping Indiana veterinarians, animal health officials, livestock producers, and animal owners in protecting the health of the animal population by providing prompt, accurate, and reliable diagnoses of animal diseases, including those that may affect the human population. 

Join our team, and start having an impact!

Faculty & Staff

The ADDL employs over 60 full-time faculty and staff.

Residency

The ADDL offers multiple veterinary residency programs:

Pathology/Necropsy Visitors

The ADDL welcomes veterinary students and veterinarians to learn more about the veterinary anatomic pathology residency program and careers in veterinary pathology. Please complete the visitor request form to request more information and schedule a visit. Veterinary students and non-Purdue veterinarians are required to submit additional documentation: current CV and reason for the request.

Student Workers

Undergraduate students that are interested in working at the ADDL are asked to contact Mary Ruzicka (mruzicka@purdue.edu) to inquiry about opportunities at the ADDL.

Summer Research Opportunities

Undergraduate students associated with a summer research program who are seeking a mentored research opportunity are encouraged to contact us about opportunities with the ADDL.

We provide prompt, accurate, and reliable diagnoses of animal diseases, including those that may affect the human population. We are the official animal diagnostic laboratory for the state of Indiana. Every day we help veterinarians, animal health officials, livestock producers, and pet owners protect the health of the animal population. 

Contact us at addlresearch@purdue.edu so we can determine if we have an opportunity available that matches your interests.

Download our research flyer (pdf)

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