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Vladi Karniychuk, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Veterinary Biosciences

The Ohio State University
301 Goss Lab
1925 Coffey Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210

(614) 247-9884

Professional Training and Experience

  • Assistant Professor: Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University
  • Adjunct Professor: The School of Public Health and Veterinary Microbiology Department, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Principal investigator: Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Postdoctoral Fellow: McMaster University, Hamilton and Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Canada
  • Ph.D.: Virology, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Researcher (trainee): Virology and Epidemiology, Institute of Experimental Veterinary Sciences, Belarus
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM): Vitebsk State Academy of Veterinary Medicine, Belarus

Research Interests

  • Virus genome biology
  • Interactions of wild-type and dinucleotide-recoded viruses with host proteins
  • Development live vaccines
  • Development oncolytic viruses
  • Flavivirus pathogenesis
  • Non-vector flavivirus transmission
  • Virus interactions with pregnant host and fetus

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2021    The Bhagirath Singh Early Career Prize in Infection and Immunity. Highest-ranked new investigator in the field of Infection and Immunity in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant competition.
  • 2017    Santé Excellence Award, Top Establishment Grant, Biomedical Research, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, Canada.
  • 2015    Canadian Institutes of Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship.
  • 2014    Toronto General Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship.
  • 2011    BOF Ph.D. Grant, Special Research Fund (BOF), Ghent University, Belgium.
  • 2009    BOF Ph.D. Grant, Special Research Fund (BOF), Ghent University, Belgium.
  • 2007    INTAS Young Scientist Fellowship, EU Commission.