Eugene Douglass headshot

Eugene Douglass

Dr. Douglass has training in physical and organic chemistry, immunology and computational biology. In his undergraduate work (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) he worked with physicists and chemists and published first and second author publications in medical-diagnostics and photovoltaics, respectively. During his doctoral work (Yale University) he designed, synthesized and tested small-molecule […]

Lorenzo Villa-Zapata headshot from UGA College of Pharmacy

Lorenzo Villa-Zapata

Niying Li headshot from UGA College of Pharmacy

Niying Li

Yang Liu headshot from UGA College of Engineering

Yang Liu

TaoTao Wu headshot from College of Engineering

TaoTao Wu

Lok Raj Joshi headshot

Lok Raj Joshi

Katie Metcalf

Mackenzie Long headshot

Mackenzie Long

After completing her DVM training at the University of Georgia in 2018, Dr. Mackenzie Long received her PhD and veterinary clinical pathology boards certification while training at The Ohio State University. Dr. Long is passionate about enhancing veterinary oncology diagnostics and treatment. She is particularly interested in better characterizing and targeting resistance […]

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Mekala Sundaram

Dr. Sundaram is a new Assistant Professor appointed by Infectious Diseases and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. A quantitative ecologist by training, she began her academic path at the University of Mumbai where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences and Biochemistry. Her love of ecology led […]

Tatum Mortimer

Tatum Mortimer

As bacterial pathogens become increasingly resistant to antimicrobials, new interventions are needed to manage their spread in human and animal populations. My lab is focused on uncovering the mechanisms of adaptation that contribute to pathogen success. We use computational tools alongside microbial whole genome sequencing data to reconstruct pathogen transmission, […]

Douglas Paton

Plasmodium falciparum, the causative agent of malaria, is a deadly parasite that is spread through the bite of Anopheles mosquitoes. My lab is committed to developing new and novel ways to reduce global malaria burden, and studies the interaction of Plasmodium parasites with their Anopheles mosquito host, with an emphasis […]

Rachel Pfeifle

Blake Billmyre

Human fungal pathogens cause more than 1.5 million deaths annually. In particular, Cryptococcus species are responsible for life threatening meningitis and kill nearly 200,000 people a year. There are only three classes of effective antifungal drugs available to treat Cryptococcus and developing new drugs is difficult because many potential antifungal […]

Grazieli Maboni

Grazieli Maboni is the Section Head of the Microbiology and Molecular diagnostic laboratories at the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and is an Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Grazieli is a veterinarian and is board-certified in bacteriology/mycology and virology by the American College of Veterinary […]

Dax Ovid

Discipline-Based Education Researcher Science Faculty with Education Specialties Trained in Reproductive Neuroendocrinology First-generation college going  

Daniel Peach

Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animals, but they have a secret life that doesn’t involve biting us. It’s this whole secret life, that includes everything from mosquito pollination to the non-human animals they feed on to mosquito-mosquito competition to how they find each other to mate, that fascinates me and […]

Alex Rosenberg

Dr. Alex Rosenberg is a trained molecular microbiologist and parasitologist. His research program focused on the interaction of the apicomplexan intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii and its mammalian host. This fascinating microorganism is able to invade any nucleated cell, block phagosome acidification, inhibit interferon response, prevent cell death, and grow rapidly […]

Ania Majewska

Silvia Carnaccini

Silvia Carnaccini

Dr Carnaccini obtained her DVM degree from the University of Bologna, Italy in 2012 and her PhD in Comparative Biomedical Sciences from the University of Georgia in 2020. Her PhD research focused on studying the molecular determinants of antigenicity of the H9 subtype of avian influenza virus. She also contributed […]

Brian Sutherland

Valentine Verpaalen

Lauren Markovic

Erin Graham

Chester Joyner

Dr. Chet Joyner is a trained immunologist and parasitologist. His research program focuses on understanding the biology of Plasmodium vivax, malaria immunology and pathogenesis, and the biology of B cells and plasma cells. The ultimate goals of his research is to use cutting-edge technologies to help development new treatments and […]

Daniela Rajao

Dr. Rajao is an assistant professor within the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center in the Department of Population Health, at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Rajao is also affiliated with the Center for Vaccines and Immunology. Dr. Rajao’s current research focuses on understanding the molecular elements involved with host […]

Christopher Cleveland

Bianca Lourenço

Yung-Yi Mosley

BVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM Dr. Mosley is from Taiwan where she earned her Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Science from National Chung Hsing University. Later she got her PhD degree from Purdue University in Virology & Vaccinology. She is a board certified Veterinary Microbiologist with experience of […]

Nikki Shariat

Nikki Shariat

Rebecca Poulson

Renee Barber

Renee Barber

Michael Perlini

Clare Ryan

Clare Ryan

Robyn Ellerbrock

Chloe Chan Goodwin

Ankita Garg

Ankita Garg

Dr. Garg received Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science, India, followed by postdoctoral training from the University of Texas Health Science Center and the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Garg also spent a few years in the R&D divisions of pharmaceutical companies where […]

Daniel Sakai

Daniel Sakai

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