Kwonil Jung, DVM, MS, PhD

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Kwonil Jung, DVM, MS, PhD
Research Scientist
Office: 
125 Food Animal Health Research Building
Phone: 
(330) 202-3585
Degree Information: 
DVM - College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University (1999)
MS - Veterinary Pathology, Seoul National University (2003)
PhD - Veterinary Pathology, Seoul National University (2005)
Postdoctoral Fellow - Food Animal Health Research Program, The Ohio State University (2006 - 2009)
Specialization: 
Veterinary Pathology, Virology, and Immunology
Biography: 

Kwonil is currently working as a Research Scientist at the Center for Food Animal Health, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. He mainly works with food animals (particularly, swine) for the study of the pathogenesis and immunity to viruses, as currently focused on swine enteric or respiratory coronaviruses as surrogates of SARS-CoV-2. His research is focused on elucidating the host and viral factors and intervention strategies that contribute to enhanced or reduced infection with enteric or respiratory coronaviruses, such as porcine respiratory coronavirus, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, and porcine deltacoronavirus, or caliciviruses, such as human norovirus, in germ-free or conventional pig models.

Lab PI:

Dr. Linda Saif