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Akhilesh Ramachandran

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Akhilesh Ramachandran
Assistant Professor
Section Head – Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics
Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostics Laboratory, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences


  • BVSc&AH, Kerala Agricultural University, India, Veterinary Medicine
  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences



Dr. Ramachandran’s research focuses on Diagnostic microbiology.  He is studying the antibiotic resistance pattern of common veterinary and zoonotic bacterial pathogens.  In addition, Dr. Ramachandran is also evaluating the genomic profile of common pathogens for source attribution studies.