Graduate work in the Pathology Concentration Area includes research at the molecular and cellular level in infectious disease pathogenesis, oncology, toxicology, hematology, and immunology. Research approaches employ a wide variety of molecular, biochemical, pharmacological, and microscopic techniques, utilizing cell culture and whole organisms. Students selecting Pathology will focus on one or more of these areas.
A highly individualized curriculum of study is designed to meet the needs and interests of the student while satisfying selected requirements by the faculty. These include courses in advanced systemic histopathology, toxicologic pathology, avian pathology, and seminar courses in clinical, necropsy, and surgical pathology. Additional courses may be chosen by the student and his/her advisor from a large number of college and university offerings. An appropriate level of competence in diagnostic pathology must be demonstrated by examination before completion of the graduate program.
COURSES REQUIRED FOR THE PATHOLOGY CONCENTRATION
CBS 795 General Pathology (3 credits)
CBS 810 Seminar in Pathology (1 credit; 3 credits total for doctoral students; minimum 2 credits total for master’s students)
Pathology Participating Faculty
|Erika Gruberfirstname.lastname@example.org||Immunology, Pathology||Regulation of macrophage function|
|Keith Linderemail@example.com||Pathology||Skin Pathology, Comparative Pathology|
|Luke Borstfirstname.lastname@example.org||Pathology||Pathogenic Enterococcus Cecorum, Enterococcal Spondylitis (Kinky Back)|
|Mac Lawemail@example.com||Pathology||Mechanistic investigations using histopathology, molecular biology, and analytical techniques|
|Matthew Breen||Matthew_Breen@ncsu.edu||Cell Biology, Pathology||Genetics, genomics, comparative aspects of animal and human health.|
|Steven Suterfirstname.lastname@example.org||Cell Biology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Pathology||Genetics and Therapy of Cancer|
|Tal Ben-Horinemail@example.com||Infectious Diseases, Pathology||Research in my lab focuses on the ecology and epidemiology of infectious diseases in coastal marine ecosystems.|