Current/Recent and Prospective OSU Researchers (Alphabetical)
Dr. Michael Adams, USGS– Bacterial inhibition of chytridiomycosis in leopard frogs. Funded by USGS, NPS
Brian Bangs, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife – native fish investigations. Effect of marking procedures in Oregon Chub
Dr. Jerri Bartholomew, Dept. of Microbiology, OSU – Klamath River myxozoan research, diseases of wild fish, interactions between wild and hatchery fish. Funded by NOAA, Sea Grant, BOR, Army Corp of Engineering, ODFW, NSF, NIH
Dr. Mike Blouin, Zoology – Hatchery-wild fish interactions, domestication traits
Dr. Thomas Chen, University of Connecticut - development of disease resistant fish by genetic manipulation of antimicrobial peptide genes. Funded by USDA
Dr. Shaun Clements, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife – native fish investigations. Effect of fluctuating temperature in Oregon Chub
Dr. Tiffany Garcia, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, OSU – Bacterial inhibition of chytridiomycosis in leopard frogs. Funded by USGS, NPS
Dr Jack F. Higginbotham, CHP-Professor, Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics Director, Oregon Space Grant Consortium,Director of Space Programs, College of Science. Studies on radiation induced cataracts in zebrafish
Dr. Ling Jin College of Veterinary Medicine, OSU – Characterization of Koi Herpes virus latency and gene expression in koi; infection associated with tumors in goldfish.
Dr. Michael Kent, Dept. of Microbiology, OSU – Infectious diseases and testing models in zebrafish. Funded by NIH
Dr. Gordy Reeves and Matt Sloat – Fisheries and Wildlife. Metabolic drivers of salmonid life history
Dr Carl Schreck, Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU - Evaluating potential causes of prespawn mortality in Chinook salmon. Funded by Army Corp.
Dr. Jan Spitsbergen, Dept. of Microbiology, OSU - Development of a zebrafish model for study of the pathogenesis of emerging fungal diseases and for antifungal drug discovery
Dr. Oriol Sunyer, University of Pennsylvania – Mucosal immunity in teleosts. Funded by NSF and NIH
Dr Gary Thorgaard, Washington State University - Genetic manipulations on immunocompetence in salmonids