Professional Activities

National Service and Honors (selection of recent)

  • 2007 Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2007-2011 Permanent Member, NIH Virology B study section
  • 2008-present David White Endowed Professorship, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University,
  • 2008, -09,-10 Reviewer, NIH Director’s New Innovator Award study sections
  • 2009 State-of-the-Art lecture, American Society for Virology, 28th Annual Meeting at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
  • 2010-2012 Chair, Council for Graduate Studies, Graduate program in Comparative & Veterinary Medicine
  • 2011 Elected Fellow, American Association for Microbiology
  • 2011-present Executive Director, Life Sciences Network, Ohio State University
  • 2012 Co-organizer, UCI-sponsored West Coast Retrovirus Meeting, October, Palm Springs, CA
  • 2013 Co-organizer, Workshop on viral models of cellular RNA biology. July, Syria, VA

Ohio State University memberships

  • Joint appointment, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology & Medical Genetics, College of Medicine Active graduate faculty mentor
    • Comparative and Veterinary Medicine
    • Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology graduate program
    • Ohio State Biochemistry graduate program
    • Department of Molecular Genetics
    • Integrated Biomedical Sciences graduate program
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute
  • Center for Microbial Interface Biology
  • Center for Retrovirus Research
  • Center for RNA Biology
  • Davis Heart and Lung Institute Local

Administrative Service

  • Chair, Council for Graduate Studies, Comparative and Veterinary Medicine, 2010-2012
  • Chair, Veterinary Biosciences Faculty Advisory Committee, 2006-2010
  • Elected, Veterinary Biosciences Faculty Advisory Committee, 2004-2010
  • Elected, University Graduate Research Council, 2001-2007
  • Appointed, University Curriculum Committee, 2001-2003 • Appointed, University Research Committee, 2004-2007
  • Elected, Veterinary Biosciences Graduate Studies Committee, 1997-2008
  • Appointed, Molecular Cellular Developmental Biology Graduate Studies Committee, 1998-2001
  • Elected, College of Veterinary Medicine Honors and Awards Committee, 2004-2008

Didactic Teaching

  • Veterinary Biosciences/Molecular Genetics/Molecular Biochemistry 880.07, Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation
  • Integrated Biomedical Graduate Program, College of Medicine 701, Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation
  • Veterinary Biosciences/Medical Microbiology & Immunology 841, Viral Pathogenesis
  • Veterinary Medicine 540, Cell Biology
  • Veterinary Medicine 618, Hemic-Lymphatic
  • Veterinary Biosciences /Pathology 640, Fundamentals of Oncology