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The University of Tennessee

The College of Veterinary Medicine

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David A. Brian, DVM, Ph.D.

Department of Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4542
Phone: (865) 974- 4030
FAX: (865) 974-5616


  • B.A., Biology, Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana, 1964
  • D.V.M. (with honor), Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1969
  • Ph.D., Molecular Virology, Department of Microbiology and Public Health, Michigan State University, 1974


  • Virology

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms or RNA replication and regulation of gene expression from RNA virus genomes coronaviruses.

Professional Societies

  • American Society for Microbiology
  • American Society for Virology
  • Member, Coronaviridae Subcommittee, International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses: First term, 1988-1993; Second term, 1993-2000; Third term, 2001-2006.