Rajashekara, Gireesh

Dr. Rajashekara

Gireesh Rajashekara, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Food Animal Health Research Program
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
The Ohio State University
Food Animal Health Building
1680 Madison Avenue
Wooster, Ohio 44691
Ph: (330) 263-3745
Fx: (330) 263-3677
rajashekara [dot] 2 [at] osu [dot] edu

Professional Training and Experience

  • BVSc(DVM), Veterinary Medicine, University of Agricultural Sciences, Karnataka, India
  • MVSc, Microbiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Karnataka, India
  • PhD, Microbiology, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
  • Post doctoral Training, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA and Department of Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Research Interests

  • Molecular microbiology
  • Host-pathogen interactions and pathogenesis
  • Virulence mechanisms
  • Vaccine Development