Richard Lamb

Richard Lamb, Ph.D. is a member of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and the Department of Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy in the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy. He is currently the director of the Neurocognition Science Laboratory at the University of Georgia. He earned his Ph.D. from George […]

Abbie Vaughn

Saumya Gade

I’m a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Applied Biotechnology B.S.A.B in UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, minoring in biology and completing an Undergraduate Certificate in One Health under UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine. I’m an aspiring veterinary pathologist with a strong interest in comparative pathology and the reverse […]

Nathan Bao-Luan Nguyen

Lawson Brinkley

My name is Lawson Brinkley and I am a third-year undergraduate student at UGA with hopes of applying to veterinary school this coming fall. I am studying biological sciences and animal biosciences with a career interest in small animal medicine. I currently work for an animal hospital in Athens, Georgia […]

Ari Shulimson

Ashley Frym

I’m currently an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in biomedical physiology with a minor in biology. I hope to apply to medical school this upcoming cycle. After medical school, I want to pursue a career as a pediatric neurosurgeon with a focus in neuro-oncology. During my time at the University […]

Bryan Melvin

I am a 2nd year veterinary student at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine and aspire to become a clinician-scientist as a veterinary medical oncologist in the academic setting. For my undergraduate studies, I attended Anderson University in Anderson, SC where I received a Bachelor of Science in […]

Sierra Rojas

Cody Johnson

Morgan Grey

Amber Hall

Katherine Major

Killian Ross

Michael Pisciotta

Shanita Smrity

Austin Hill

Michael Catucci

Tiffany Brock

Selena Simmons

Brittany Henry

Bonnie Schofield

Abigail Armwood

Shannon Kirejczyk

Michael Broich

Lucinda (Cindy) Dixon

Dr. Dixon is a graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she completed an equine medical and surgical internship. She has worked in both small and mixed animal private practice and is a certified veterinary acupuncturist. In addition, she has over a decade of experience in […]

Tori Rudolph

Jean Yuh

Ana Loera lopez

Hannah Nicholson

Hayley Lindsey

Andrew Wall

David Schofield

Jiazhang Cai

Osayomore Lacour

Anna Hu

Alexander Jochmans

Sarah Bell

Eden O connell

Emma Oberholtzer

Thomas Gaddy

Valerie Ryman

Bryana Bush

Melanie Reed

Wei Huang

Sergio Valdez espinoza

Jacob Shurba

Lindsey Clark

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Christopher Zdyrski

Dr. Christopher Zdyrski obtained his PhD in Genetics and Genomics from Iowa State University where he focused on the culture and characterization of novel 3D organoids (stem cells). Dr. Zdyrski currently works in the SMART Comparative Medicine Laboratory at UGA’s CVM, led by Dr. Jonathan Mochel and Dr. Karin Allenspach. […]

Christopher Basler

Michael Corder

Anne Goodall

Maryam Siddique

Jadalynn Ginn

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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 […]

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Lorenzo Villa-Zapata

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Niying Li

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Steve Correia

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Yang Liu

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TaoTao Wu

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Lok Raj Joshi

Kris Jay

Michaella Rubio

Carla Foditsch

Yaping Li

Cameron Vicknair

Rachel Brown

Yuanxin Chen

Jason Johnson

Cosar Uzun

Kelly Brunick

Patricia Torres

Robert Stilz

Jorge Rojas

Sebastian Oritz

Sarah Hartley

Raquel Francisco

Doreen Chaussadas

Jillian Broadhurst

Ethan Barton

Daniela Guerrero

Julia Silva Seixas

Matt Tatz

Melissa Hollis

Girija Regmi

Agnes Bourgois mochel

Abby Raybon

Rachel Boleman

Sneha Dharwadkar

Hadley Copeland

Xiaotao Jin

Shaun Van den hurk

Orianna Watters

Syed Islam

Autumn Marlow

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Ricardo Mendes

Before joining UGA, Dr. Mendes worked as a full professor in a University in Brazil, Instituto Federal Catarinense (IFC), Concórdia, Santa Catarina state, and has been granted several research grants at federal and state levels. He has a strong background in veterinary pathology, starting with a Master’s degree in this […]

Devanjan Dey

Lucas Demey

Thomas Higgins

Carrie Schmidt

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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 […]

Meghan Lancaster

Deja Keen

Camilla Quattrini

Camilla Quattrini

Muhammad Asjad

Alexa Bish-jones

Roshan Paudel

Dikshya Regmi

Ben Enyetornye

Marco Reina antillon

Katie Metcalf

Tessa Dimick

Diana Estrada

Robin Patterson hill

Taylor Fisher

Drea Marlow

Christina Des roches

Anna Barber

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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 […]

Dhrue Vinson

Reese Lofgren

Jason Pearson

Jenna Wilson

Selorm Sovi

Jessica Hammock

Akaterina Davros

Ethan Stinchcomb

Paula Bartlett

Dagmar Nelson

Cynthia Ward

Arthur Jones

Dixy Phillips

Adam Edge

Juliana Calil brondani

Taylor Strickland

Kaitlyn Freeman

Tyson Latimore

Amber Richards

Jordan Parker

Karsyn Daniels

Isha Mhatre winters

Jacob Boos

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Dr. Allenspach is a clinician-scientist and has been employed as a faculty in academia for the last 20 years. Dr. Allenspach has a current H-index of 43 with over 5,700 citations and 230 publications. She has broad background in small animal internal medicine (Diplomate European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine […]

Halee Gillespie

Gable Peacock

Elizabeth Greif

Xinrui Xiong

Pamela Hanley

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Mohamed Elbadawy

Dr. Mohamed Elbadawy, BSc, MS, PhD (Veterinary Pharmacology) has been employed in academia as a faculty for the past 15 years with a demonstrated history of teaching and research. Dr. Elbadawy has a lot of high quality publications and patents in the veterinary pharmacology, toxicology, and cancer biology. Dr. Elbadawy […]

Micaela Rosenthal

David Haas

Annamaria Scalia

Libby Siedell

Charles Stilz

Chunki Kim

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Leigh Anne Clark

Dr. Leigh Anne Clark earned her doctoral degree in 2004 from the College of VeterinaryvMedicine at Texas A&M University studying exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in Germanvshepherd dogs. After graduation, she remained in the Department of Pathobiology as a Research Assistant Professor, investigating the genetics of dermatomyositis in Collies and Shetland sheepdogs […]

Shiquan Cui

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, […]

Daniel Sebastian

Arturo Barahona

Elizabeth Clawson

Rebecca Crosby

Jennifer Gordon

Yoonhee Han

Fatma Bayrakdar

Paulo Gomes filho

Jonathon Williams

Maureen Bennett

Valeria Benitez Vera

Emily Rawlings

Ji eun Park

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Jonathan Mochel

Dr. Jon P. Mochel obtained his Veterinary Medical Degree from the National Veterinary School of Alfort (Paris, France). He completed his Doctorate studying Neurosciences in collaboration with the College de France and received the Silver Medal from Paris XII for his work. Dr. Mochel holds a MS in Pharmacology and […]

Meghan Fick

Mara Vernier

Townes Hillier

Alison Jeffrey

David Birchler

Anna Carroll

Gabrielle Rands

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 […]

Matthew Hansen

Jung ha Byun

Chloe Carter

Michael Kitchens

Bryan Torres

Bryan Torres

Nicole Rainey

Alexa Hargrove

Kali Griffith

Shyla Giancola

Davis Seelig

Carson Saurage

Sarah Camlic

Brenna Gassman

Rachel Mccurley

Rosemary Kim

Morgan Roberson

Morgan Roberson

Gillian Herbert

Megan Reeves

Kaylan Whetstone

Kelsea Guest

Maria Orbay-cerrato

Brayden Smith

Rachel Pfeifle

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Jayshree Samanta

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 […]

Kathryn Biehl

Ansleigh Thibodeaux

Alexandra Cesarek

Andrew Brown

Peyton Cole

Erin Tack

Savannah Flory

Serena Stoddard

Vanessa Knopp

Laura Fidler

Brittany Graham

Maria Naskou

Nicholas Foster

Stephani Mock

Reagan Watkins

Alexis Seekamp

Sharon Vaughn

David Mahlmann

Erin Ecclestone

Andrew Eggleston

Samantha Hogan

Judy Hu

Caitlin Quinn

Meghan Livingston

Eric Fish

Imani Green

Nicholas Friedeman

Ludy Carmola

Ryanne Hart

Alexis Banuelos

Lawton Harris

Taylor Bornhorn

Hadiyah Orr

Shelbie Mclaughlin

Kathryn Kollars

My name is Katie Kollars and I grew up in Statesboro, Georgia. I moved to Athens to earn my BFA in scientific illustration at UGA. During my undergrad, I worked as a lab assistant in the dept. of entomology and realized how much I enjoyed working with insects in the […]

Danielle Miller

Troy Myers

Miranda Mensah

Brionna Clayton

Taylor Pearson

Natasha Thomas

Cole Taylor

Jason Sousa

Tiffani Allen

Jackson Sundgren

Carlos Ayala

Sherwin Shirazi

Narke Norton

Charles Bennewitz

Daniel Gomes

Karen Horne

Karyn Labbe

William Byrum

Isaac Swier

Huaixing Wang

Emily Bergen

Jessica Johnson

Richard Junkins

Caleb Dowell

Nikole Castleberry

Elizabeth Boudreau

Austin Wright

Miranda Arnold

Nicole Davis

Nick Foster

After receiving a Bachelors in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Michigan State University in 2022, I subsequently joined University of Georgia and the IDIS program to further my studies; focusing on microbial engineering to treat and prevent diseases.

Wendy Cuevas-Espelid

Wendy worked in private veterinary practice in England, Florida and Georgia for over 10 years before her role as the Associate State Veterinarian for the GA Dept of Agriculture where she was responsible for the Animal Health Section. She is currently the Director of Veterinary Services for the Georgia Veterinary […]

Victoria Mendiola

I am a PhD candidate with an interest in tropical parasitic diseases and a passion for integrative biology. Broadly, my goal is to adapt and apply integrative approaches to the development of phenotypic and behavioral assays that examine the disruption of basal homeostasis in parasitic organisms. Currently, I am a […]

Grace Vick

Grace received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Western Carolina University in 2017. After graduation, she interned at the Defense Forensic Science Center in Atlanta, GA, and then spent the next two years as an ORISE Fellow in the Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control […]

Caitlin Williams

I graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. After graduation, I commissioned into the US Army Veterinary Corps and have practiced veterinary medicine at US military bases in the US, South Korea, and Europe. Along the way, I became board certified in Veterinary Preventive Medicine. […]

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Jason Richardson

Gregory Phillips

Education & Background Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, B.A.(1979) Biological Sciences Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, M.A. (1981) Microbiology University of Georgia, Athens, GA , Ph.D. (1987) Genetics Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Postdoctoral Fellow (1990) Molecular Biology College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, Assistant Professor (1993) Biology Iowa State […]

Hui Zhang

Rebecca Holliday

Vanna Dickerson

Alexis Baird

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. Her experience spans diagnostics, research, and […]

Dylan Johnson

Mohamed Bakheet

My research interests are at the intersection of mathematical modelling, numerical analysis and computing. My research addresses some or all of the following: modelling vegetation patterns, epidemiological models of emerging diseases, numerical techniques for solving differential equations and data science.

Sarah Wheat

Preston Woods

Lilly Erwin

Kayla Adcock

I received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a minor in Spanish from UGA in 2015. I then obtained my Master of Science in Preclinical Sciences from Mercer University in 2018. I have since been working as a research technician in Dr. Daniel Mead’s lab at the Southeastern Cooperative […]

Dexter Smith

Sasha Compton

Alaa Bani salman

Joseph Dainis

Joe Dainis obtained two B.S. degrees (Biology/Biotechnology and Biochemistry) from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. He participated in undergraduate research focusing on the RNase E-mediated regulation of RNA degradation in Mycobacterium smegmatis in Dr. Scarlet Shell’s lab at WPI. He then researched Candida albicans gut fitness in the presence of […]

Jacob Fairholm

I’m originally from Northern Virginia. I earned my BS in microbiology and my MS in microbiology and molecular biology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. During my masters, I studied how mutations to an HIV protein affect the virus’s ability to causes disease.

Giobensky Vildor

Elle Adams

Ruchita Khisty

Amanda Gregory

Lisa Morris

Shaquille Noble

Alyssa Jarvis

Larry Wade

Michaela Chosewood

Seth Lattner

Cory Yarbrough

Jessica Hoffman

Trevor Kalinowski

David Miller

Amanda George

Lauren Beugelsdyk

Brice Hudson

Jacob Thomas

Hua chen Huang

Shaolin Liu

Ashleigh Smith

Dan Zhao

Meigeng Hu

Jenna Foster

Shawn Wallbillich

Weston Feldman

Ronald Stewart

Horace Minish

Robert Cooper

Elizabeth Milner

Harlee Mccarty

Lauren Richardson

Johannes Matse

My name is Johannes Matse born and raised in the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Hobbies are Baseball, my dog, reading and gaming. Education Bachelors at the Hogeschool van Utrecht Masters at the Radboud University, Nijmegen PhD at Academic Center for Dentistry (ACTA)/Vrij University Amsterdam

David Neely

Tristan andrew Acosta

Jessica Dukes

Dax Ovid

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

Katelyn Guillory

Amy Carter

Amy Phillips

Lanise Parnell

Breana Echols

Carrie Coker

Denise Fahey

April Skipper

Junwon Heo

Marianna Agudelo

Marianna obtained a B.S. in Biology, with a minor in German, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2016. She then completed her PhD studies at Rockefeller University in the lab of Michel Nussenzweig, describing the antibody response to tick-borne flaviviruses. Following her interest in the immunology of infectious diseases, […]

Qiuyun Jiang

Ja nay Windmoller

Jennifer Padgett

Meghan Seabolt

Christopher Neldon

Kerami Moss

Jordan Guy

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Corrie Brown

Charles Roney

Emily Cason

Amber Harris

Aidan O’Reilly

Queen olivia Ross

Hillary Hammond

Hillary Hammond

Jaya Sharma

Bryce Miller

Dr. Bryce Miller is a board-certified, faculty pathologist in both the Department of Pathology and the Infectious Diseases Laboratory (IDL), which is based in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Miller is a member of the UGA Zoo and Exotic Animal Pathology Service (ZEAPS), which is a […]

Declan Gresham

Adetutu Adebowale

Megan Lauderdale

Kamirae Camp

Kamirae Camp

Aurelle Yondo

Nicole Jones

S. Nicole Jones

Nicole joined the CVM in September 2022 as the Assessment and Accreditation Coordinator for the DVM program. Prior to this role, she worked 14 years in higher education (academic advising / student success and program evaluation / assessment) and 5 years in the federal government (qualitative data collection & analysis). […]

Natalia Rodriguez

Nicholas Bazemore

Brandi Barber

Brandan Dixon

Suzanne Lamb

Sydni Lawrence

Ania Majewska

Jarrod Call

Michael Davis

Megan Watson

Haley Starr

David Cox

Lynne Seibert

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 […]

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 […]

Steven Budsberg

Gulnaz Shaikh

Brandi Shealy

Michelle Jones

Abby Bryant

Taylor Hicks

Rob Clark

Emily Griffin

Pei-tsz Shin

Haley Waters

Sarah Murphy

Samantha Matthews

Terrence Tumpey

David Swayne

Darrell Kapczynski

Rachel Perez

Erin Jarrett

Evann Rowland

David Wills

Jamie Jimenez

Leticia Do amaral

Taryn Williams

Taylor Godfrey

Rachel Sanchez

Renato Leon catano

Emma Sayeski

Jillian Masters

Jillian Masters earned her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS, where she completed research on mosquito immunology, Buruli ulcer, and the interactions between insects and Mycobacterium ulcerans. After entering UGA through the ILS program, she joined the labs of Dr. Fred Quinn and […]

Marshah Menos

Hi, my name is Marshah Menos and I am a PhD student in Dr. Frederick Quinn’s lab. I completed my undergraduate at the University of Florida, but am now proudly a Georgia Bulldog. I am studying how to prevent the entry and replication of Mycobacterium in human host cells at […]

Sarah Hosking

I graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2020 with a BS in Biomedical Sciences and a BA in Psychology before moving to Athens. I am a part of the DVM-PhD program, and am working on characterizing a virulence factor shared by Tier 1 Select Agents Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia […]

Maiya Callender

Maiya Callender is a graduate student in Eric Harvill’s Lab. Her research focus is on how maternal vaccination against pertussis protects the newborn from infection.

Kelley Gibson

Margaret Green

Eli Ensor

Don Arntz

Don Arntz

Amy Sizemore

Eniope Oluwayinka

Michelle Coleman

Michelle Coleman

Sinaya Linker

Michael Pedreira

Hilda Rivas salcido

Virginia Freeman

Shelby Wise

Staci Cannon

Brittany Turpin

Keith Sikora

Cody Wohlman

Lauren Tseng

Ashika Seshadri

Marykate Feldner

Anya Morrissey

Joel White

Carrisa Thomas

Rebecca Manson

Timothy Vernier

Brian Huber

Rachel Wright

Hunter Greer

Taylor Whaley

Hannah Temples

Elena Fajardo cruz

Amanda Greenway

Stephen Santangelo

Rebecca Butler

Holly Hart

Brian Barnett

Paul T Oesterle

Amanda Zagata

Taylor Morrissey

Frankie Stewart

Shannon Peterman

Tamela Johnson

Patricia Mcphail

Michael Trent

Joel Bonser

Teresa Dorminy

Valerie Giles

Mireya Smith

Xuan Teo

Mark Wagner

Michael Kandefer

Adeline Miller

Yoko Ismodes

Bridgette Gunn

Cassie Waters

Tiffany Anderson

Chelsea Folmar

Amadis Welch

Shivani Patel

Yuan teng Chang

Rachel Stadler

M.A. McCrackin

Hannah Rose

Shannon Borsom

Gary Wright

Timothy Campodonico

Brianna Cuellar

Mandy Grizzle

Kaylin Wells

Rose Miller

Rose Miller is a doctoral student in Jarrod Mousa’s lab at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine at the Center for Vaccines and Immunology. She works with several respiratory viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, human metapneumovirus, and parainfluenza virus. Her thesis work includes developing monoclonal antibody therapies and […]

Daniel Wychrij

Daniel Wychrij completed his MSci in Biochemistry at the University of Manchester, during which time he performed research in the laboratory of Dr Ilaria Russo, identifying and profiling inhibitors against Plasmepsin V, a Plasmodium falciparum aspartic protease which is responsible for protein export. After graduation, Daniel moved to Washington University […]

Kwadwo Oworae

Kwadwo Oworae gained his BSc in Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology at the University of Ghana where he researched on detection and characterization of tick-borne infections in cattle. He then perused an MPhil in Molecular Cell Biology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Ghana. During that time, he researched […]

Fatma Eldefrawy

Sean Ray

I’m a CBS PhD student in the lab of Mark Tompkins studying the viral immunology and vaccinology of influenza virus. My research focuses on novel vaccine platforms and adjuvants in the context of influenza. Specifically, the immunogenicity of influenza peptides and proteins conjugated to TLR agonists is of keen interest. […]

Josh Tucker

Daniela Galeano

Thomas Campbell

Tracy Lynn Hill

Tracy Hill

Lois Craig

Gilbert Jacobs

Mark Dorfman

Samuel Rivera

Tonya Clauss

Hayley Murphy

Angela Tolbert

Robert Mims

Jared Breedlove

Michelle Davis

Piyush Padhi

Xiaojian Zhang

Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. in preventive veterinary medicine and M.S. in clinical veterinary medicine from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Yangzhou University. Additionally, he also holds a B.A. in veterinary medicine, which he obtained in 2007. Since graduating, Dr. Zhang has held a number of positions at research […]

Anna Mccormick

Karthick Chennakesavan

Lawrence Ferguson

Leslie Phelps

Aminata Sarr

Julia Lima

Wendy Simpson

Krista Mitchell

Aaron Dale

Jessie Waters

Bernard Wolff

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 […]

Andrea Vought

Morgan George

Keri Moore

Weitong Chen

Angie Mcdaniel

Heather lauren Reeves

Kevin Pease

Abby White

Amber Hodge

Ray Kaplan

Brian Sutherland

Arthi Kanthasamy

Julie McPeake

Noah Primiani

Taylor Martin

Anumantha Kanthasamy

Fernando Torres velez

Eric Chong

Laiba Uroog

I am a Graduate student in the Department of Infectious diseases. My research interests include the development of viral diagnostics and determining immune responses against highly pathogenic strains of Influenza viruses in different animal models.

Regina Zuck

Fabian Tejedor rojas

Robert Hollett

Huajun Jin

Gary Zenitsky

Vellareddy Anantharam

Satoshi Suzuki

Vivian Russum

Malini Anantharam

Ignacio Llada

Adam Roell

Pauline Rakich

Cynthia Watson

Michelle Duncan

Frank Michel

Kevin Whiten

Grant Crane

Corinna Hazelrig

Yichen Luo

Taylor Chapman

Taylor completed her B.S. in Biology and Chemistry at Georgia Southern University. She then acquired a M.S. in Biology at Georgia College and State University under the direction of Dr. Dave Bachoon surveying the molecular detection of pathogenic Leptospira and microbial source tracking of fecal pollution in San Juan, Puerto […]

Justin Shepard

Patricia maria Xavier

Brianna Cowan

Alyssa Ealy

Griffin Clabaugh

Alyssa Otto

Matias Cardenas Perez

Chelva Janarthanam

Zainab Riaz

Keren Beita carvajal

Ahyoung Jang

Samantha Schlemmer

Amy Brandon

Zach Ginn

Mohanapriya Kumaran

Muhammad izhar Haque

Joseph Noble

Lucy Ubaka

Lucy Ubaka is from Nigeria and completed her bachelor’s degree in microbiology. Upon graduation, she volunteered for Family Health International 360, a non-profit organization with a worldwide response to HIV/AIDS especially in the area of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), malaria, and tuberculosis. During her master’s […]

Shun Kimura

Lacey Chesser

Abarna Murugan

Amr Abbadi

I’m a PhD student in the Quinn/Karls lab studying the molecular biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the department of infectious diseases. Previous degrees: MSc in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology BSc in Clinical Pharmacy

Caroline Page

My name is Caroline Page and I am from San Diego, California. I worked for a biotechnology company for 2 years before starting my Ph.D. at UGA in Infectious Diseases. I study influenza B and utilize mouse and ferret animal models to better understand host-immune response to contemporary viruses.

Nicole Cammack

Lashandra Coleman

Molly Gilbert

Kaylyn Andrews

Carolyn Chen

Nicole Tey

Kristen Hamilton

Sanna Gough

Emily Janik

Isabel Zahn

Brianna Kopec

Charlotte Burns

Kelsey Trumpp

Veronica Edwards

Laura Burns

Kahlina Frey

Donna Basic

Lauren Crowe

Maggie Smith

Jacquelyn Hughes

Ms. Hughes is the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research (CIDER) coordinator and National Institutes of Health contract coordinator within the Center for Vaccines and Immunology at the College of Veterinary Medicine. She manages the operational activities of the center and is responsible for collecting and organizing required contract […]

Sarah E. Everett

Sarah Schneider

Hana Ji

Caitlyn Connor

Gbemisola Akingbade

Jesse Riker

Emma Whitesell

Megan Corbett

Lilian Oliveira

Ashley Powell

Roel Becerra

Ellen Haynes

Celia Saney

Alexis Hicks

Janna Anderson

Haley Carr

Sarah Robertson

Lindsey Gay

Katie Threlkeld

Saniya Sabnis

Saniya Sabnis completed her BS in Chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, during which time she performed research in medicinal chemistry and organic synthesis investigating the methodology of several reactions. She continued her education by earning an MPH in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh. While there, […]

Karen Wingard

Catherine Vetter

Emma Jones

Jordan Lockridge

Kaci Kennedy

Julia Mcpherson

Marianne Gibson

Naveen Gokanapudi

I have a pharmaceutical sciences background with a masters in Chemistry. I joined ILS program in 2020 and in currently Rada lab of IDIS department studying opportunistic pathogens that effect cystic fibrosis patients.

Faith Eason

Rebecca Bain

Kara Tiffany

Caroline Piotrowski

Lizabeth Buzzelli

Ileia Scheibe

Yvonne Barnes

Gavin O’Boyle

James Oristian

My research interests revolve around the study of vector-transmitted diseases and parasitology. Previously, I studied Trypanosoma brucei flagellar beating at Clemson University as an undergraduate student, before continuing on to an IRTA post-baccalaureate fellowship at NIAID/NIH to study Leishmania spp. and their sandfly vectors. My current research revolves around the […]

Colleen Sedney

Colleen is a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Eric Harvill. Her research is based on understanding how the causative agent of whooping cough, Bordetella pertussis, is able to specifically modulate and override the neonatal immune system. Colleen’s research has identified a specific requirement for pertussis toxin in severe […]

Corey Brisson

Anna Ball

Olatunde Oluwayinka

Brittany Baker

Katie Sexton Hodges

Scott Secrest

Amy Siceloff

Jared Smith

Binu Velayudhan

Binu Velayudhan is the Director of Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a veterinarian and a board-certified virologist. Dr. Velayudhan earned his PhD in infectious diseases from the University of Minnesota, and an MBA from Texas Tech University. […]

Jonathan Hill

Tabatha Hill

Cortney Castleman

Karen Materne

Johnnie Lott

Nicholas Madsen

Hua Shi

Hua Shi is a third-year doctoral candidate in the infectious disease department with a major in comparative biomedical science. She was born and raised in China and got her Bachelor of Science degree at the Central South University in China, majoring in pharmacy. Her laboratory experience as an undergraduate triggered […]

Caitlin Burrell

Dr. Caitlin Burrell is a faculty pathologist and research scientist on the UGA Zoo and Exotic Animal Pathology Service (ZEAPS) team, where she provides diagnostic support for veterinarians working with nondomestic species. Prior to joining ZEAPS, Dr. Burrell was a wildlife pathologist for the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study at […]

Victoria Andreasen

Charlotte Bolle

Amber Kelly

Cheryl Miller

Amy Kuhn

Ana Lorton

The focus on my research is to identify the mechanism of increased disease severity associated with influenza B and pneumococcus coinfection. This is done by identifying different components of the innate immune response; in addition, to the effect of the microbiome on disease severity.

Teddy Spikes

Jeffrey Sanford

Gustavo Garcia

Whitney Hinson

Jonathan Rust

Isabel Chastain

Allison K. Dockery

Allison K. Dockery

Dr. Allison Dockery is an avid horse enthusiast that grew up competing and training Hunter Jumpers in San Diego, California and then went on to compete in both the English and Western show ring. She attended California Polytechnic State University where she obtained her B.S. in Animal Science, followed by […]

Katie Ellis

Kyle Nelson

Alexys Small

Krista Albritton

Yu Yang Tsai

Jacklyn Gross

Genia Bercovitz

Megan Partyka

Hajeong Yoon

Nichelle Jasper

Jordan Richardson

Robert Gafnea

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Amir Noormohammadi

Juergen Lohr

Neil Christensen

Mark Fast

Cristopher Young

Noah Cohen

Matthew Griffin

Jacqueline Parr

Dr. Parr, a 2009 graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) and Board Certified Veterinary Nutritionist® with the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, joined the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020 as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Nutrition. In her role, Dr. Parr leads the Small Animal […]

Valentine Verpaalen

Thomas Rowe

Thomas Rowe

Thomas Rowe received his Master’s in Applied Biology from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999 and has a broad experience of over 25 years in developing animal models for emerging infectious disease research.  He has worked with mouse (both lab adapted and wild), rat, cotton rat, rabbit, nonhuman primate and […]

Asha Fears

Rachel Brandt

Rachel Brandt

Sarah Hammond

Clinton George

Jonathan Hancock

Lauren Markovic

Vicente Reyes

Anya Richt

Susan Nunnally

Emily Cook Herring

Skylar Farmer

Stephanie Kennedy

Wayne Cheng

My name is Wayne Cheng, and I am a PhD student in the Comparative Biomedical Sciences program under the mentorship of Dr. Chester Joyner. My current research focus is to understand Plasmodium vivax liver-stage biology using comparative genomic approaches with third generation sequencing platforms.

Chris Geiger

Sylva Riblet

Jennifer Hicks

Kenneth Bailey

Victoria Torres

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Mallory Moye

Deborah Altman

Erin Graham

Judith Reyes Ballista

Judith M. Reyes Ballista completed a B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras. During that time, she obtained diverse research experience in virology and disease ecology by studying protein interactions of Zika, Ebola, and HIV and the dynamics of Anole lizard malaria […]

Mark Phillips

Tammie Vann

Brooke Cain

Syble Rice

Emma Pitt

Cathy Brown

Karen Gurley

Stacey Hilliard

Xiangyu Zhang

Steven Fini

Sylvene Gaines

Aref Kalantari

Richard Tuckfield

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 […]

Leonor Sicalo

Dr. Leonor Sicalo Gianechini is a PhD candidate in the Department of Infectious. Dr. Sicalo earned her DVM at the University of the Republic in Uruguay, in 2017. She then pursued a residency on animal health at the National Institute of Agriculture Technology in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Prior to engaging […]

Audrey Rex

Leah Van Otterloo

Kaito Nagashima

I attended UGA as an undergraduate, earning a B.S. in Microbiology with a minor in Music. As an undergraduate, I worked under Dr. Biao He to study RNA editing and F-HN protein interactions in mumps virus. I stayed at UGA for its Infectious Diseases PhD program, where I am researching […]

Nada Abbadi

I graduated in 2019 with a B.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Misr International University in Cairo, Egypt. I came to UGA in 2020 to start my PhD in Infectious Diseases under the supervision of Dr Jarrod Mousa. I’m currently researching the antibody response to Influenza vaccination, isolating monoclonal antibodies […]

Pedro Sanchez

I was born in Venezuela and raised in Miami. I love travel and have a special love for animals.

Jin Qian

Ebru Karpuzoglu Belgin

Lei Yin

Claudio Afonso

Jonathan Towner

Raquel Rech

Terry Ng

Amelia Woolums

Arun Kulkarni

Egbert Mundt

Guillermo Zavala

Hector Cervantes

Ivan Alvarado

J Day

Jose Bruzual

Martin Smeltzer

Peter Holt

Richard Buhr

Robert Owen

Samantha Gibbs

Randy Eggleston

Maricarmen Garcia

Moges Woldemariam

Jo Smith

Jo Smith

Joerg Mayer

Andrew Moorhead

Patti Miller

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 […]

Kathryn Diehl

Evan White

Cindy Rice

Amy Lavender

Andrea Wall

Stephanie Okelley

Fran Cantrell

Frances Cantrell