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Professional Activities

Professional Memberships

•    American Society for Virology
•    American Society for Microbiology
•    American Association for Immunologists
•    Ohio Virology Association
•    OSU Infectious Diseases Institute
•    OSU Center for Microbial Interface Biology
•    OSU Center for RNA Biology 

Professional Services

Ad hoc member, NIH Virology B Study Section

Member, NIH Virology Special Emphasis Study Section (ZRG1 IDM) 

Member, NIH Virology Special Emphasis Study Section (ZAI1 LK-M (J2) 1)   

Member, NIH Virology Special Emphasis Study Section (ZRG1 IDM-U55R)

Member, NIH Topics in Virology Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1 IDM-W (02)

Member, NIH COVID-19 Special Study Section (PAR-20-177 and PAR-20-178)

Member, Canada Genome Study Section  

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

USDA The National Integrated Food Safety Initiative (NIFSI)

USDA Cooperative Research and Extension Service (CSREES)

The United States - Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund

French National Research Agency (ANR), France

The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology

Member, OSU Presidential Fellowship Committee

Member, OSU Graduate Student Fellowship Committee

 

 

Editorial Board   

2016-present Editorial Board Member, Applied and Environmental Microbiology

2018-present Editorial Board Member, Frontier Microbiology

2020-present Editorial Board Member, Animal Diseases 

2015-present Guest editor, PloS Pathogens 

2010-2018 Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Food Microbiology

 

Journal Ad Hoc Reviewer: 

 

Nature Protocol, Nature Communications, Nature Review Microbiology, PLoS Pathogens, PloS One, RNA Biology, Journal of Virology, Virology, Journal of General Virology, Virology Journal , Journal of Virological Methods, Archives of Virology, Virus Research, Viruses, Vaccine, PNAS, mBio, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Food Microbiology, and 30 other journals. 

 

 

Honors and Awards

 

2009 Distinguished Mentor for Undergraduate Student, The Ohio State University

2011 Innovator of the Year-finalist. The Ohio State University

2011 Innovator of the Year-finalist. TechColumbus, Columbus, OH

2012 Innovator of the Year-finalist. The Ohio State University

2016  Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence, The Ohio State University

2018  Charles C. Capen Teaching Excellence Award, The Ohio State University