Sreekumari Rajeev

Dr. Sree RajeevAssociate Professor – Microbiology and Clinical Diagnostics

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
s.rajeev@ufl.edu
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
(352) 294-4158
Fax: (352) 846-2445

Education

  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Anatomic Pathology (2013)
  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, Bacteriology & Mycology (2000), Virology (2000), Immunology (2002)
  • PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (2002)
  • BVS&AH (DVM), Kerala Agricultural University, India (1986)

Professional Experience

  • Faculty, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St. Kitts (01/2015 – 10/2018)
  • Associate Professor (Tenured), Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA (07/2010 – 12/2014)
  • Faculty Section Head, Microbiology, Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory, University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Tifton, GA, (08/2005 – 12/2014)
  • Faculty Section Head, Virology/Serology, Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory, University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Tifton, GA, (11/2011 – 12/2014)
  • Assistant Professor, (Tenure track), Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgie, College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA (08/2005 – 06/2010)
  • Veterinary Bacteriologist/Section Head of Bacteriology and Mycology, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Reynoldsburg, OH (03/2002 – 07/2005)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Microbiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (01/1997 – 12/1999)
  • Veterinary Officer, Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of Kerala, India (03/1986 – 12/1996)

Honors and Awards

  • UGA/CVM Outstanding Laboratory Service Award, 2011
  • Nominated for John Bowen Award for Excellence in Research, 2009
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Comparative and Experimental Medicine, 2000-2002
  • National Merit Scholarship, Government of India, 1978-1980

Teaching Interests

  • Veterinary Clinical Microbiology
  • Veterinary Anatomic Pathology

Research Interests

  • Leptospira and Leptospirosis (Biology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Prevention)
  • Tick borne bacterial infections of companion animals
  • Diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases of One Health importance

Recent Publications