Department of Veterinary Pathobiology

http://vetmed.tamu.edu/vtpb

Head: Ramesh Vemulapalli

Graduate Advisor: Albert Mulenga

Faculty in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB) participate in training graduate students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and offer instruction and research leading to the degrees of Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biomedical Sciences. Department faculty also contribute to the academic and research training for university-wide interdisciplinary programs in Biotechnology, Genetics, and Toxicology that lead to MS and PhD degrees. Major specialty areas include infectious diseases (virology, bacteriology, parasitology), biodefense and emerging infectious diseases, metabolic diseases, genetics/genomics, neuroscience, cardiovascular science, and immunology and are options for students pursuing any graduate degree awarded by the Department.

The Department also offers post-doctoral (DVM) residency/graduate programs in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and comparative medicine. Residents are required to enroll in graduate courses and may pursue either a Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degree. Minimum qualifications for residency programs include a DVM/VMD or equivalent degree. Selection of residents is made on the basis of academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and pertinent experience. For information on the anatomic pathology residency program please contact Dr. Brian Porter (bfporter@tamu.edu). For information on the clinical pathology residency program please contact Dr. Karen Russell (karen-e-russell@tamu.edu) and for information on the comparative medicine residency program please contact Dr. Tracy Vemulapalli (tvemulapalli@tamu.edu).

For further information regarding all programs, please contact Dr. Albert Mulenga (a-mulenga@tamu.edu). Also, the following websites may provide additional information: Comparative Medicine Program (https://vpr.tamu.edu/manage-research/cmp); Veterinary Pathobiology (https://vtpb.tamu.edu/); Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu/); Office of Graduate and Professional Studies (http://ogaps.tamu.edu/); and College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (http://vetmed.tamu.edu/).

VPAR 601 Parasitology

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Important helminth parasites of animals and humans; their identification, distribution and life history.
Prerequisites: VTPB 487/BIOL 487 or equivalent or approval of instructor.

VPAR 605 Molecular and Immunological Parasitology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Basic concepts and recent advancement in molecular biology and molecular immunology of parasitic diseases. Molecular-based host-parasite interactions.

VPAR 685 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Special problems concerned with parasites of animals or humans.
Prerequisites: VPAR 601 or equivalent; approval of instructor.

VPAR 689 Special Topics in...

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of biomedical parasitology. May be repeated for credit.

VPAR 691 Research

Credits 1 to 23. 1 to 23 Other Hours.

Research for thesis.

VPAT 601 Comparative Pathology

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Pathologic processes occurring in diseased cells, tissues and organs of animals and humans; their pathogenesis and morphologic manifestations.
Prerequisites: Courses in gross and microscopic mammalian anatomy and physiology and approval of instructor.

VPAT 640 Mechanisms of Disease

Credits 4. 4 Lecture Hours.

Overview of general pathology concepts and the pathophysiology of these processes.
Prerequisite: DVM degree or equivalent, or approval of instructor.

VPAT 641 Systemic Pathology I

Credits 4. 4 Lecture Hours.

Disease manifestations in special organs and tissues and interrelations of pathologic processes in individual and functionally related organs.
Prerequisite: DVM degree or equivalent.

VPAT 643 Applied Pathology

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Other Hours.

Application of information and concepts of anatomic and clinical pathology to the diagnosis of animal disease; gross pathological changes observed in necropsy are correlated with and corrected by histopathologic observations; confirmatory methods of clinical pathology and laboratory medicine used where indicated. May be taken more than once but not to exceed 6 hours of credit toward a graduate degree.
Prerequisite: DVM degree or equivalent.

VPAT 650 Neuropathology of Animals

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Pathology and pathogenesis of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems. Interpretation of gross and microscopic lesions of the nervous system associated with disease processes. May be taken more than once but not to exceed 4 hours of credit toward a graduate degree.
Prerequisite: DVM degree or equivalent.

VPAT 651 Systemic Pathology II

Credits 4. 4 Lecture Hours.

Continuation of VPAT 641. Disease manifestations in special organs and tissues and interrelations of pathologic processes in individual and functionally related organs.
Prerequisite: VPAT 641.

VPAT 652 Cell Mechanisms of Disease

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Basic cellular mechanisms and general manifestations of disease; illustration of clinical and anatomical/morphological aspects of various diseases.
Prerequisites: Graduate classification; enrollment in BIMS or BMEN curriculum; approval of instructor.

VPAT 653 Diseases of Laboratory Animals

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Pathology and pathogenesis of spontaneous infectious, parasitic, metabolic and neoplastic diseases of laboratory animals.
Prerequisite: VTPB 922 or equivalent.

VPAT 654 Fundamentals in Laboratory Animal Medicine

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Knowledge of the biology, management, and diseases of laboratory animals; preparation of comparative medicine residents for the board certifying examination of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM).
Prerequisites: DVM degree and acceptance into the laboratory animal residency program; or approval of instructor.

VPAT 655 Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Medicine

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Analysis of at least one article per week and deliverance of a short oral presentation to the class concerning the article’s main points as well as commenting on the quality of the paper experimental design; relies heavily from the current literature published through two main laboratory animal medical journals, Comparative Medicine (CompMed) and Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (JAALAS).
Prerequisites: DVM and acceptance into the laboratory animal residency program; or approval of instructor.

VPAT 660 Mammalian Cell Pathobiology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Cell signaling and organelle perspective of pathogenesis, mechanisms leading to a disease state; fundamental understanding of structural and functional properties of mammalian cells; molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying health-disease transitions.
Prerequisites: BIOL 111 and BIOL 112, or approval of instructor.

VPAT 667 Animal Research Laws and Regulations

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Laws and policies regarding the ethical use of animals in biomedical and agricultural research; familiarity with the major U.S. laws and regulations surrounding the production and use of laboratory animals for research, teaching and testing.
Prerequisite: DVM degree or equivalent, or approval of instructor.

VPAT 668 Animal Models

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Working knowledge of the most common animal models used to study both human and animal diseases and conditions.
Prerequisites: DVM degree and acceptance into the Laboratory Animal Residency Program, or approval of instructor.

VPAT 681 Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

For graduate and special students in veterinary or comparative pathology; presentation and discussion of special topics and research data concerning pathology and pathogenesis of disease.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

VPAT 685 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Advanced special problems concerned with pathogenesis and pathology of disease.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

VPAT 689 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours. 0 to 4 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of veterinary or comparative pathology. May be repeated for credit.

VPAT 691 Research

Credits 1 to 23. 1 to 23 Other Hours.

Research for thesis or dissertation.

VTMI 610/VIBS 610 Epidemiologic Methods II and Data Analysis

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Principles and methods for the analysis of data from epidemiologic studies including the purpose of data analysis and role of statistics, sampling distributions, probability distributions, analysis of crude, stratified and matched data, and the use of linear and logistic regression methods.
Prerequisites: VIBS 608 and STAT 651 or approval of instructor.
Cross Listing: VIBS 610/VTMI 610.

VTMI 614 Fermentation and Gastrointestinal Microbiology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Fermentation and gastrointestinal ecosystems in terms of microorganisms present, their activities and requirements and their interactions in a dynamic system.
Prerequisite: Beginning microbiology and/or biochemistry or approval of instructor.
Cross Listing: POSC 614 and NFSC 614.

VTMI 615 Immunogenetics and Comparative Immunology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Genetic mechanisms used to diversify immune receptors; immunoglobulins, T cell receptors, major histocompatibility complex, natural killer cell receptors, toll-like receptors and many others; selected comparative and veterinary examples of different immune recognition systems; evolution of the immune system; theoretical immune surveillance and vaccine development.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification; GENE 320/BIMS 320 and VTPB 409, or equivalent, or approval of instructor.

VTMI 619 Molecular Methods for Microbial Characterization

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Underlying principles of molecular methods for microbial detection and characterization in natural and man-made ecosystems; emphasis on method application and data interpretation; emphasis on microbial pathogens and indicator organisms in foods and environment; laboratory covers select protocols.
Prerequisite: NFSC 326/ANSC 326; SCSC 405; POSC 429; approval of instructor.
Cross Listing: SCSC 619, NFSC 619 and POSC 619.

VTMI 626 Disease Detection, Surveillance and Risk Assessment

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Animal health and food safety diagnostic test evaluation, disease surveillance design and analysis and quantitative risk assessment.
Prerequisites: STAT 651 or equivalent, or approval of instructor.

VTMI 629/SCSC 629 Laboratory Quality Systems

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Quality systems and method development used within a laboratory; ensuring the integrity of procedures used in lab processes, chain of custody, information management, and international laboratory standards; regulatory requirements for laboratory operation; bio-security precautions; laboratory management.
Cross Listing: SCSC 629/VTMI 629.

VTMI 631 Wildlife Diseases

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Overview of diseases that affect populations of wild mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles; emphasis on diseases that are transmissible to humans or domestic animals and those found in Texas.

VTMI 645 Host-Agent Interaction

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Basic concepts of infection versus disease; molecular approaches to problems in microbiology; inducible host responses, agent escape mechanisms and movement of potential pathogens in the ecosystem.
Prerequisite: GENE 431/BICH 431 or equivalent.

VTMI 647 Virology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Virus infections of animals and humans; introductory material includes virus replication cycle, taxonomy and methods to study viruses.
Prerequisite: VTPB 438 or equivalent; or approval of instructor.

VTMI 649/POSC 649 Immunology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Cellular basis of the immune response; relationships between inflammation and acquired immunity, MHC and cell activation; the role of cytokines in immunoregulation and hypersensitivity, vaccines, and the mechanism of immunity to viruses, bacteria and parasites.
Prerequisite: VTPB 409 or equivalent.
Cross Listing: POSC 649/VTMI 649.

VTMI 650/POSC 660 Experimental Immunology

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Familiarization, development and integration of techniques into experimental design of immunologic investigation; antibody production, protein purification, immunofluorescence, agar-gel diffusion, immunoelectrophoresis and specialized serologic tests.
Cross Listing: POSC 660/VTMI 650.

VTMI 662 Advanced Immunologic Concepts

Credits 1 to 5. 1 to 5 Lecture Hours.

Modular course with detailed discussions, workshops and assigned reading/problem solving on advanced topics; structural organization of molecules; genetic regulation; cytokine cascades; pathophysiology of autoimmunity. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisites: VTMI 649/POSC 649; BICH 603 or equivalent; approval of instructor.

VTMI 663/MPIM 663 Molecular Biology of Viruses

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

In-depth studies of the biochemistry and the replication strategies of viruses and molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis for selected viral systems.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification in pathology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or approval of instructor.
Cross Listing: MPIM 663/VTMI 663.

VTMI 681 Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Review and discussion of current scientific work and research in field of microbiology and related subjects.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

VTMI 685 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Problems course in microbiology.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

VTMI 689 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of veterinary microbiology. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

VTMI 691 Research

Credits 1 to 23. 1 to 23 Other Hours.

Research for thesis or dissertation.

VTPB 613 Mammalian Genomics and Bioinformatics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Exploration of fundamental concepts and principles in mammalian genomics and bioinformatics; includes case studies involving applications of modern technologies and experimental practices that are foundational for historic and modern discovery.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

VTPB 910 Veterinary Immunology

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Introduction to veterinary immunology; mechanisms of resistance of infectious diseases and tumors; tissue injury caused by the immune system, including hypersensitivity reactions and autoimmunity; immunization theory and practices; immunologic methods for diagnosis of disease.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of professional curriculum.

VTPB 911 Veterinary Microbiology

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Introduction to veterinary microbiology; bacterial, viral, and mycotic agents of veterinary significance; mechanisms of host injury by pathogenic microorganisms; principles of disinfection, antisepsis, and sterilization; classes and mechanisms of mechanisms of action of antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral drugs; diagnostic procedures and methods of sample collection.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of professional curriculum.

VTPB 913 Infectious Diseases

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Case-based approach to infectious diseases of animals; includes infectious diseases of major body systems; etiologic agents include viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, helminths, and arthropods; differential diagnosis of infectious agents, diagnostic approaches, prevention, and treatment emphasized; management practices to control infectious diseases covered by host species.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in second year of the professional curriculum.

VTPB 920 Parasitology

Credits 5. 3 Lecture Hours. 4 Lab Hours.

Taxonomy, biological and clinical aspects of the commonly occurring helminth, protozoan and arthropod parasites of domestic and laboratory animals. Signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control, public health and economic importance of parasitic diseases.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the second year of professional curriculum.

VTPB 922 Pathology I

Credits 3 to 6. 2 to 5 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Structural and functional changes in cells, tissues and organ systems of animals; pathogenesis, mechanisms and morphologic features of diseases and their relationship to clinical signs; laboratory consists of studies of gross and microscopic pathology.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the first year of professional DVM curriculum.

VTPB 923 Pathology II

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Structural and functional changes in cells, tissues and organ systems of animals; pathogenesis, mechanisms and morphologic features of diseases and their relationship to clinical signs; laboratory consists of studies of gross and microscopic pathology.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the second year of professional DVM curriculum.

VTPB 925 Agents of Disease I

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the agents of infectious diseases: bacteria, fungi, viruses, prions, protozoa, helminths and arthropods; agents by general taxonomy and structural features as they relate to diagnosis and therapy, replication strategies, diagnostic procedures and mechanisms of disease production; infectious diseases representing each class of agents with emphasis on characteristics of infectious diseases for each body-system, establishing differential diagnoses for disease syndromes and developing a diagnostic approach.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in first year professional DVM curriculum.

VTPB 927 Clinical Laboratory Medicine-Clinical Pathology

Credits 5. 4 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Laboratory testing and data interpretation to support and/or confirm disease processes, assess prognosis and assist in determining treatment options and monitoring response to treatment; validation and accuracy of laboratory tests.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the second year of professional DVM curriculum.

VTPB 930 Agents of Disease II

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Continuation of Agents of Disease I: bacteria, fungi, viruses, prions, protozoa, helminths and arthropods; emphasis on characteristics of infectious diseases for each body system, establishing differential diagnosis for disease syndromes and developing a diagnostic approach.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in second year professional DVM curriculum.

VTPB 932 Organ Dysfunction: Recognition, Diagnostics and Supportive Care

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Recognition and diagnosing disorders of various body systems using clinical scenarios and laboratory data analysis; introduction to evaluation and implementation of basic treatment options to provide supportive care to animals given a disorder(s) of the body systems.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the second year of professional DVM curriculum.

VTPB 940 Diagnostics

Credits 2. 35 Lab Hours.

Student group participation on a rotating schedule in applied clinical activities in the area of diagnostic medicine including clinical pathology, necropsy, microbiology, parasitology, and serology.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the fourth year professional curriculum.

VTPB 941 Clinical Microbiology and Parasitology I

Credits 2. 35 Lab Hours.

Clinical rotation in microbiology and parasitology with emphasis on performance and interpretation of diagnostic procedures.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the fourth year of professional curriculum.

VTPB 948 Didactic Elective

Credits 1 to 12. 1 to 12 Lecture Hours.

Elective course in veterinary microbiology, pathology, genetics, immunology or parasitology for professional students who wish to supplement required curriculum. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the third year of professional curriculum.

VTPB 985 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Problems in various subdisciplines.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

VTPB 988 Veterinary Pathobiology Selective

Credits 2. 2 Lecture Hours.

Selective course in veterinary pathobiology.
Prerequisites: Third year classification in veterinary medicine and in good standing.

VTPB 989 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours. 1 to 4 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of microbiology, pathology, genetics, immunology or parasitology. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

Adams, Leslie G, Senior Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1968
DVM, Texas A&M University, 1964

Arenas, Angela M, Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2007
DVM, La Salle University, Colombia, 2002

Brightsmith, Donald J, Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Duke University, 1999

Bryan, Laura K, Clinical Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2018
DVM, University of Georgia, 2011

Chaki, Sankar P, Research Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, National Institute of Health & Family Welfare (Vidysagar University), 2005

Clubb Jr, Fred J, Clinical Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Alabama - Birmingham, 1983
DVM, Auburn University, 1971

Cook, Walter E, Clinical Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Wyoming, 1999
DVM, University of California - Davis, 1994

Criscitiello, Michael F, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Miami, 2003

Derr, James N, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1990

Dindot, Scott V, Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2003

Esteve-Gasent, Maria D, Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Universidad de Valencia, Spain, 2003

Gomes Verocai, Guilherme, Clinical Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Calgary, 2015
DVM, Instituto de Veterinaria-Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, 2005

Hillhouse, Andrew E, Research Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2010

Jeter, Elizabeth A, Lecturer
Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, Texas A&M University, 1982

Johnson, Mark C, Clinical Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, Texas A&M University, 1988

Lawhon, Sara D, Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, North Carolina State University, 2003
DVM, Texas A&M University, 1997

Levine, Gwendolyn J, Clinical Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, Texas A&M University, 2006

Locke, Unity B, Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, University of Cambridge, 2008

Logan, Linda L, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of California-Davis, 1987
DVM, Texas A&M University, 1976

Lupiani, Blanca M, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Maryland-College Park, 1994

Mulenga, Albert, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Hokkaido University, 1999

Musser, Jeffrey M, Clinical Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, North Carolina State University, 2000
DVM, Virginia Tech, 1989

Nabity, Mary B, Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2010
DVM, Cornell University, 2002

Omran, Mohamed T, Clinical Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1995

Porter, Brian F, Clinical Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, Texas A&M University, 1992

Rech, Raquel R, Clinical Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), 2007
DVM, Santa Catarina State University, 1999

Reddy, Sanjay M, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Maryland, College Park, 1994
DVM, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, India, 1986

Rivera, Gonzalo M, Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Cornell University, 2002
DVM, National University of Rio Cuarto, Argentina, 1988

Rodrigues Hoffmann, Aline, Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2011

Rogovskyy, Artem S, Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Washington State University, 2014
DVM, National Agricultural University, 2001

Russell, Karen E, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, North Carolina State University, 1997
DVM, Virginia Tech, 1990

Scott, Harvey M, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Guelph, 1998
DVM, University of Saskatchewan, 1988

Seabury, Christopher M, Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2004

Subashchandrabose, Sargurunathan, Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Michigan State University, 2011
BVSc, Madras Veterinary College Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, 2005

Turner, Kenneth E, Lab Instructor
Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, University of Pennsylvania, 1992

Vemulapalli, Ramesh, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Maryland, 1996
BVSc, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, India, 1986

Vemulapalli, Tracy H, Clinical Associate Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
DVM, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1998

Weeks, Bradley R, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Kansas State University, 1988
DVM, Oklahoma State University, 1983

Wiener, Dominique Judith, Clinical Assistant Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Bern, Switzerland, 2011
DVM, University of Bern, 2010

Womack, James E, Senior Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, Oregon State University, 1968

Zhu, Guan, Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology
PHD, University of Georgia, 1993