Leadership Team

The VIRC Leadership Team is composed of the Director, Associate Director and several other members of the VIRC (including committee chairs).  The Leadership Team helps to oversee VIRC development and aligns VIRC and committee activities with our strategic goals.  To join a committee or volunteer with the VIRC, please contact us by clicking here.

Photo: Leadership Team

VIRC Administrative Structure: Click to enlarge

Photo: Amir Kol

Amir Kol, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Assistant Professor
Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Chair: VIRC Education Committee

Photo: Dori Borjesson

Dori Borjesson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Professor and Chair
Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

VIRC Director

Photo: Fernando Fierro

Fernando Fierro, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Stem Cell Program
UC Davis, School of Medicine

Chair: VIRC Research Committee

Photo: David Simpson

David Simpson, PhD

Assistant Adjunct Professor
Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology
UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine

VIRC Associate Director
Chair: Resources/Outreach Committee