• Distinguished Professor of Molecular Immunology

Areas of Expertise

  • Host resistance to infection
  • Immune-mediated diseases: multiple sclerosis, and inflammatory bowel disease
  • T cells
  • Gastrointestinal microbiota; Gnotobiotics
  • Vitamins A & D regulation of immune function
  • Edible mushrooms
  • Selenium
  • Director of E. coli Reference Center
  • Professor of Food Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Microbiology
  • Microbial pathogens
  • Molecular microbiology
  • Microbial genomics
  • Food Safety
  • Food Microbiology
  • Professor of Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis
  • Associate Chair, Molecular Cellular and Integrative Biosciences Graduate Program
  • Professor of Immunology
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease Undergraduate Advisor

Areas of Expertise

  • Regulation of innate immunity, hematopoiesis and cellular transformation by receptor tyrosine kinases.
  • IST Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Computational analysis and prediction of biological interactions.
  • Research Professor
  • Extension Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Extension Team Leader

Areas of Expertise

  • Mastitis and Milk Quality
  • Milking Equipment Performance
  • Bovine Hoof Health
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • On-farm Food Safety
  • Johne's Disease
  • Biosecurity and Infectious Disease Management
  • Epidemiology
  • 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
  • Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Immunologic mechanisms of Bordetella
  • Pathogenesis of Francisella tularensis
  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Development of BSL-3 research programs
  • Clinical Professor and Head of Microbiology Section
  • Associate Director, Animal Diagnostic Lab

Areas of Expertise

  • Infectious diseases
  • Pathogen-host interactions
  • Zoonotic and Emerging Viruses
  • Vaccines and therapeutic development
  • Immune responses to viruses
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • Diagnostic assay development
  • Professor of Reproductive Physiology
  • Associate Director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Reproductive Biology
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy production
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Sustainability
  • Graduate Training
  • Undergraduate Instruction
  • Tombros Early Career Professor
  • Professor of Molecular Toxicology
  • Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Areas of Expertise

  • Metabolomics
  • Microbiome
  • Drug Metabolism
  • Metabolism
  • Environmental Contaminants
  • Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Hematology
  • Erythropoiesis
  • Anemia Research
  • Leukemia
  • Department Head
  • Professor of Immunology and Molecular Toxicology

Areas of Expertise

  • Trace element selenium and selenoproteins
  • Redox biology
  • Macrophage biology- emphasis on inflammation and resolution
  • Endogenous bioactive lipid mediators
  • Cancer (leukemia) and leukemia stem cells
  • Redox control of stress erythropoiesis during inflammation
  • Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Physiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cancer prevention
  • Metabolic and tumor-related effects of obesity, exercise, calorie restriction
  • Cancer vaccines and immunotherapy
  • Immune suppressive cells (MDSCs, Tregs)
  • Professor of Nutritional Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Vitamin A metabolism; hepatic retinoid function and gene expression; vitamin A in infection and immunity.
  • Professor of Molecular Virology
  • Director, Pathobiology Graduate Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Virology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Viral Budding
  • Cellular Trafficking
  • Virus-like Particles
  • Zoonoses
  • Assistant Professor of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Animal models of influenza
  • Airborne transmission of influenza viruses
  • Evolution of pandemic influenza viruses
  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza
  • Development of live-attenuated influenza vaccine platforms
  • High containment BSL3+ research
  • Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurovirology, genomics of pathogen variation, neuron-virus relationships.