Faculty Working in this Area

Animal Diagnostic researchers working in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at Penn State.
  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Veterinary Pathologist


Areas of Expertise

  • Veterinary Forensic Pathology
  • Senior Research Associate
  • 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
  • Clinical Professor
  • Avian Virologist
  • Section Head, Avian Virology, ADL


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 Veterinary Microbiology


  • 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