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    Michael Dale Lairmore- DVM, PhD
    Dean and Professor
    Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

    944 Garrod Drive
    Suite 2045, Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 1361
    mdlairmore@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Pathogenesis of retroviral diseases especially deltaretroviruses; bovine leukemia virus and human t-cell leukemia virus

    Specialty Focus

    Veterinary pathology, microbiology, and immunology

    Education

    1981 DVM , University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
    1987 PhD Experimental Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
    1990 Molecular Retrovirology, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA

    Honors and Awards

    2011 Elected as Fellow, Academy of American Society of Microbiology
    2010 Elected as Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academies of Science
    2008 American Cancer Society and John Peter Minton, Hero of Hope Research Medal of Honor, American Cancer Society, Ohio Division
    2005 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    2004 Distinguished Scholar Award, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    2003 National Gamma Career Award, Omega Tau Sigma Veterinary Fraternity, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    1999 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Education, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    1998 David White Research Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    1995 Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    1994 Research Breakthroughs and New Scientist Feature Article, DISCOVER Magazine
    1991 Searle Scholars Research Award Nominee, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    1991 Charles Shepard Research Award Finalist, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA
    1987 Floyd Cross Pathology Award, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
    1983 Research Award, Squibb Company, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
    1981 Phi Zeta Honor Society, University of Missouri
    1980 J.B. Arthur Memorial Award, University of Missouri
    1979 American Veterinary Medical Association Auxiliary Award, University of Missouri
    1978 Phi Zeta Research Award, University of Missouri
    1975-1977 Phi Zeta Research Award, University of Missouri

    Licenses

    Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists
    Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Facilities Improvement for Infectious Diseases Research, (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research, American Reinvestment and Recovery Act

    Principal Investigator, Retrovirus Models of Lymphocyte Transformation and Disease, (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute

    Principal Investigator, CTSA-CCTS Translational Technologies Comparative Animal Core, NIH/NCRR, (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research Resources

    Co-Investigator, Public Health Preparedness: Emerging Infectious Diseases, (Principal Investigator), Targeted Investment, Ohio State University, Provost Office

    Co-Investigator, Emerging Pandemic Threats Program 2 – PREDICT 2, Jonna Mazet (Principal Investigator), USAID

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Characterization of New Zealand White Rabbit Gut-Associated Lymphoid Tissues and Use as Viral Oncology Animal Model. 2016 Haines, RA, Urbiztondo, RA, Haynes, RA, Simpson, E, Niewiesk, S, Lairmore, MD Characterization of New Zealand White Rabbit Gut-Associated Lymphoid Tissues and Use as Viral Oncology Animal Model. ILAR journal / National Research Council, Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Models of Virus-Induced Carcinogenesis and Oncolytic Viruses. 2016 Lairmore, MD, Niewiesk, S Models of Virus-Induced Carcinogenesis and Oncolytic Viruses. ILAR journal / National Research Council, Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Animals Used in Research and Education, 1966-2016: Evolving Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships. 2015 Lairmore, MD, Ilkiw, J Animals Used in Research and Education, 1966-2016: Evolving Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships. Journal of veterinary medical education,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Acetylation of the c-MYC oncoprotein is required for cooperation with the HTLV-1 p30(II) accessory protein and the induction of oncogenic cellular transformation by p30(II)/c-MYC. 2015 Romeo, MM, Ko, B, Kim, J, Brady, R, Heatley, HC, He, J, Harrod, CK, Barnett, B, Ratner, L, Lairmore, MD, Martinez, E, Lüscher, B, Robson, CN, Henriksson, M, Harrod, R Acetylation of the c-MYC oncoprotein is required for cooperation with the HTLV-1 p30(II) accessory protein and the induction of oncogenic cellular transformation by p30(II)/c-MYC. Virology,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Naturally occurring diseases in animals: contributions to translational medicine. 2014 Lairmore, MD, Khanna, C Naturally occurring diseases in animals: contributions to translational medicine. ILAR journal / National Research Council, Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Success of measles virotherapy in ATL depends on type I interferon secretion and responsiveness. 2014 Parrula C, Fernandez SA, Landes K, Huey D, Lairmore M, Niewiesk S Success of measles virotherapy in ATL depends on type I interferon secretion and responsiveness. Virus research,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Animal models of bovine leukemia virus and human T-lymphotrophic virus type-1: insights in transmission and pathogenesis. 2014 Lairmore, MD Animal models of bovine leukemia virus and human T-lymphotrophic virus type-1: insights in transmission and pathogenesis. Annual review of animal biosciences,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: What we are learning on HTLV-1 pathogenesis from animal models. 2012 Dodon MD, Villaudy J, Gazzolo L, Haines R, Lairmore M What we are learning on HTLV-1 pathogenesis from animal models. Frontiers in microbiology,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Mechanisms of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 transmission and disease. 2012 Lairmore M, Haines R, Anupam R Mechanisms of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 transmission and disease. Curr Opin Virol,
    • Michael Dale Lairmore: Comparative host protein interactions with HTLV-1 p30 and HTLV-2 p28: insights into difference in pathobiology of human retroviruses. 2012 Doueiri R, Anupam R, Kvaratskhelia M, Green KB, Lairmore M, Green PL Comparative host protein interactions with HTLV-1 p30 and HTLV-2 p28: insights into difference in pathobiology of human retroviruses. Retrovirology,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2011 Lairmore, M.: Retroviruses, N. James Maclachlan, Edward J Dubovi, (ed), Veterinary Virology (4th Edition), London, United Kingdom. 243-274.

    2007 Lairmore, M. and Franchini, G.: Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Types 1 and 2, M. Martin, (ed), Fields Virology, Philadelphia, PA. 2071-2106.

    2007 Lairmore, M, and Ratner, L: HTLV-1, Cytokines and Cancer (Chapter 2), M. Caligiuri and M. Lotze, (ed), Cytokines in the Genesis and Treatment of Cancer, USA. 27-51.

    2005 Lairmore, M, Michael, B, Silverman, L, and Nair, R.: HTLV-Associated Neurological Disorders, A. Minagar and J.S. Alexander, (ed), Current Clinical Neurology: Inflammatory Disorders of the Nervous System: Pathogenesis, Immunology, and Clinical Management., Totowa, NJ. 319-36.

    2005 Lairmore, M, and Montgomery, A.: Identification and Culture of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 2, T. Zhu, (ed), Human Retrovirus Protocols Volume 1: Virology and Molecular Biology. (Methods in Molecular Biology Series), USA. 113-123.