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Jianrong Li, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor

Department of Veterinary Biosciences


The Ohio State University
311 Goss Laboratory
1925 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 688-2064
Fax: (614) 292-6473



Professional Training and Experience

  • Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Research fellow: Harvard Medical School
  • Postdoctoral fellow: University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • PhD in Virology and Immunology , Zhejiang University, P. R. China
  • DVM, College of Animal Sciences, Zhejiang University, P. R. China

Research Interests

  • Mechanism of metapneumovirus entry
  • Replication and gene expression of human metapneumovirus
  • Vaccine development for human metapneumovirus and other human paramyxoviruses
  • Epidemiology, control, and prevention of human norovirus
  • Pathogenesis of calicivirus infection
  • New vaccines against noncultivable caliciviruses.