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Jianrong Li, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor Virology and Immunology Molecular biology of paramyxoviruses and caliciviruses

Department of Veterinary Biosciences


The Ohio State University
311 Goss Laboratory
1925 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 688-2064
Fax: (614) 292-6473



Professional Training and Experience

  • Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Research fellow: Harvard Medical School
  • Postdoctoral fellow: University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • PhD in Virology and Immunology , Zhejiang University, P. R. China
  • DVM, College of Animal Sciences, Zhejiang University, P. R. China

Research Interests

  • Mechanism of metapneumovirus entry
  • Replication and gene expression of human metapneumovirus
  • Vaccine development for human metapneumovirus and other human paramyxoviruses
  • Epidemiology, control, and prevention of human norovirus
  • Pathogenesis of calicivirus infection
  • New vaccines against noncultivable caliciviruses.