Dr. Linda Michel
Project Director

Linda Head

Linda Michel is the project director for LARAD’s Phase II SBIR grant and is responsible for leading virus-like-particle vaccine projects from development through USDA conditional licensure. She is also head of LARAD”s diagnostic testing service. In addition to her responsibilities at LARAD, she is also currently working with Dr. Daral Jackwood in the Food Animal Health Research Program at The Ohio State University where her research is focused on the molecular characteristics of Birnaviruses. She has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, received her Ph.D. in microbiology from the Center for Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University and has completed post-docs at Michigan State University and The Ohio State University.