Administration by Section

Director - Dr. Bhushan Jayarao

Avian Pathology - Dr. Patty Dunn, Dr. Megan Lighty and Dr. Eva Wallner-Pendleton

Bacteriology/Mycology - Dr. Suresh Kuchipudi

Histopathology - 

Mammalian Pathology - Dr. Kathleen Kelly and Dr. Erin Luley

Molecular Diagnostics - Dr. Suresh Kuchipudi

Parasitology -

Receiving - Dr. Bhushan Jayarao

Serology, Avian - Dr. Patty Dunn

Serology, Mammalian - Dr. Suresh Kuchipudi

Virology, Avian - Dr. Suresh Kuchipudi and Dr. Huaguang Lu

Virology, Mammalian - Dr. Suresh Kuchipudi

Faculty

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Avian Pathologist and Field Investigator

Areas of Expertise

  • Emphasis on diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of poultry, waterfowl, gamebirds.
  • Board certification in the American College of Poultry Veterinarians.
  • Director, Animal Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Coordinator, One Health Minor

Areas of Expertise

  • Diagnostic Microbiology
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Food Safety
  • Epidemiology
  • New and Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical Professor and Head of Microbiology Section
  • Associate Director, Animal Diagnostic Lab

Areas of Expertise

  • Zoonotic and Emerging Viruses
  • Diagnostic assay development
  • Immune responses to viruses
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • Viral vaccines and Anti-virals
  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Avian Diagnostic and Outreach Veterinarian

Areas of Expertise

  • Diagnostic pathology – avian species
  • Field diagnostic investigations – chickens, turkeys, upland gamebirds, waterfowl, hatchery, and processing
  • Emphasis on diagnosis, prevention, and control of infectious diseases of commercial poultry
  • Turkey production medicine, including clostridial diseases and reoviral hepatitis
  • Clinical Professor
  • Avian Virologist
  • Section Head, Avian Virology

Areas of Expertise

  • Avian Virology- Isolation/Identification of Various Avian Viruses
  • Animal Models for Pathogenicity and Vaccine-Challenge Studies
  • Avian Influenza Virus Monoclonal Antibodies & Assays Development
  • Avian Reovirus Genotyping and Full Genomic Characterizations
  • NGS-Next Generation Sequencing in Diagnostic Virology
  • Molecular & Monoclonal-based Virology Assays Development
  • Biosensor and Nanotechnology Assays in Virus Detection
  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Resident in Pathology

Areas of Expertise

  • Veterinary Pathology
  • Veterinary Public Health
  • Senior Research Associate
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Avian Pathologist and Field Investigator

Areas of Expertise

  • Biosecurity and disease prevention in backyard and small commercial Flocks
  • Poultry diseases and management interactions
  • Avian toxicology
  • Diseases of game birds,pigeons, exotic and pet birds
  • Poultry Handling and Transportation Animal Welfare

Staff

Post-Doctoral Scholars

Animal Diagnostic Laboratory

Address

Wiley Lane
University Park, PA 16802
Directions

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. After-hours submission available daily.