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Raveendra “Ravi” Kulkarni, BVSc, MVSc, PhD

Assistant Professor


Dr. Ravi Kulkarni joined the College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University in January 2019 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology. Dr. Kulkarni obtained his BVSc (eqv. DVM) from Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, India, and Masters in Parasitology and Immunology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute. Subsequent to working in the pharmaceutical industry (Drug Discovery, Torrent Research Center) for a few years in India, he joined University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College, Canada, to pursue his PhD in the area of immunology and microbiology. Following his PhD, he did his post-doctoral training in avian immunology for two years with a fellowship supported by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, Canada. Subsequently, to gather further training in vaccine immunology and microbiology, he worked at the Emory University Vaccine Center, Atlanta, Georgia, for three years. He once again joined University of Guelph, Department of Pathobiology, as an Adjunct professor and Associate graduate faculty to research in the areas of avian health, disease and vaccines. He also served for three years as the Research Coordinator for the Poultry Health Research Network (PHRN) at Guelph.

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American Society for Microbiology
American Association of Avian Pathologists
Poultry Health Research Network