Steering Committee

Mentors: 

Gillian M. Air, Ph.D. (2013-Present)
Associate Dean, Graduate College
George Lynn Cross Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
College of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Mark K. Coggeshall, Ph.D. (2013-Present)
Robert S. Kerr Endowned Chair 
Member of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Immunobiology and Cancer Program
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Tyrell Conway, Ph.D. (2018-Present)
Regents Professor and Head
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
College of Arts and Sciences
Oklahoma State University

Michael Franklin, Ph.D. (2018-Present)
Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
College of Letters and Science
Montana State University

Myron Hinsdale, Ph.D. (2013-Present)
Associate Professor
Department of Physiological Sciences
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University

Clinton Jones, Ph.D. (2018-Present)
Sitlington Proffessor of Infectious Diseases
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology 
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University 

Lin Liu, Ph.D. (2013-Present)
Regents Professor
Lundberg-Kienlen Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research
Department of Physiological Sciences
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University

Jordan P. Metcalf, M.D. (2013-Present)
Professor and Research Director
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care 
College of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Jerry W. Ritchey, D.V.M., Ph.D.. D.A.C.V.P. (2013-Present)
Professor of Pathology 
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University

Rhodney K. Tweten, Ph.D. (2018-Present)
OU Presidential Professor
George Lynn Cross Research Professor 
Department of Microbiology and Immunology 
Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center

Robert C. Welliver Sr., M.D. (2013-Present)
Professor
Hobbs-Recknagel Chair
Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

 

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