Teaching Interests:

  • Virology
  • Immunology
  • Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Honors courses:
    • Intersection of Microbiology, Art, Culture: Influences on Societies
    • Social Justice

Animal virology; the molecular and genetic mechanisms of pathogenesis of ss(+)RNA viruses, specifically the family Caliciviridae; phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary development of these viruses. Animal Virology (ss(+) RNA Viruses), Genetic Variation, Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Virulence.

Molecular Biology, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Agriculture
PhD, Northeastern University, Biology (Virology), 1983
MS, Washington State University, Veterinary Microbiology (Virology), 1979
BS, Washington State University, Zoology, 1977
veterinary medicine cell culture virology