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David A. Benfield, MS, PhD
Professor, Associate Director OARDC

Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine


Food Animal Health Research Program
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
The Ohio State University
209D Research Services
OARDC - Wooster
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Ph: (330) 263-3703
Fx: (330) 263-3688


Professional Training and Experience

  • MS, Purdue University
  • PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia

Research Interests

  • Molecular and cellular mechanisms by which positive stranded RNA viruses alter the metabolism of host cells and how these viruses mediate persistence