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Renukaradhya Gourapura, DVM, MS, PhD

Center for Food Animal Health
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
The Ohio State University
Food Animal Health Building
1680 Madison Avenue
Wooster, Ohio 44691

(330) 263-3748
(330) 263-3677

Professional Training and Experience

  • 1991, DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.
  • 1994, MS, Viral Immunology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.
  • 2002, PhD, Viral Immunology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • 2002-2008, Postdoctoral fellow, Viral and Tumor Immunology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Research Interests

  • Mucosal immunology in food animals
  • Host-pathogen interactions and pathogenesis
  • Viral immune evasion mechanisms
  • Mucosal vaccine development against respiratory viral diseases