Amir Kol

Assistant Professor

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Office
VM3A #3329, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology (Clinical Pathology)
Education
2002, BsC, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
2006, DVM, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
2015, PhD, University of California, Davis, CA
Active Research Grants
Collaborator, Early HIV Effects on Gut Immunity and Inflammation for Seeding Viral Reservoirs, Satya Dandekar (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and R01
Principal Investigator, Integration-free canine induced pluripotent stem cells, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Principal Investigator, The role of histone deacetylation in canine somatic cell reprogramming, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Principal Investigator, Developing induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes for disease modeling of canine dilated cardiomyopathy., (Principal Investigator), Morris Animal Foundation
Honors and Awards
2011-2013 NIH T32 Grant - Post-doctoral Training in Environmental Pathology
2013 Dr. Jerry and Teresa Kaneko Faculty Development Award in Clinical Pathology
2013-2015 California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Stem Cell Training Program
2013-2015 ARCS Foundation Scholarship
Research Focus
Mechanisms of epigenetic regulation during cell differentiation and development, Pluripotent stem cell biology, Regenerative medicine, Naturally occuring disease in companion animals, Translational research
Specialty Focus
Veterinary Clinical Pathology