Dr. Daral Jackwood
CEO

Dr. Daral Jackwood

Dr. Jackwood is a Professor at The Ohio State University. He received his B.S. from the University of Delaware, M.S. and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in the fields of microbiology and molecular virology. Following a post-doctorate in Biotechnology at Battelle Columbus Laboratories, he joined the faculty in the Food Animal Health Research Program at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University. His research is focused on the molecular characteristics of Birnaviruses; including examining the molecular basis for immunogenic, antigenic and pathogenic properties of infectious bursal disease viruses (IBDV). Dr. Jackwood’s laboratory is using molecular techniques to diagnose and differentiate IBDV antigenic types and pathogenetic types.