Brian G Murphy

Associate Professor

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

Office
4315 Vet Med 3A, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Education
1988, BA, Whitman College, Walla Walla WA
1992, DVM, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2006, PhD, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Characterizing the transition to FAIDS in FIV-infected cats, continuation, (Principal Investigator), UCD CCAH
Principal Investigator, Three strikes and your out- Developing a safe and effective combined anticoronaviral therapy for cats with FIP, (Principal Investigator), Winn Feline Research Foundation
Principal Investigator, A gene therapy approach to anemia associated with feline chronic renal disease, (Principal Investigator), Luck Fund/Santa Barbara Foundation
Principal Investigator, Feline Infectious Peritonitis Research, (Principal Investigator), Meadowview Foundation
Principal Investigator, Developing a safe and effective anticoronaviral therapy for cats with FIP (continuation), (Principal Investigator), Winn Feline Research Foundation
Principal Investigator, Characterizing the immunologic, virologic, pathologic and viral promoter status during the terminal stage of FIV infection, (Principal Investigator), UCD CCAH
Co-Principal Investigator, equipment grant: real time PCR thermocycler (Applied BIosystems), K Woolard, D Borjesson (Principal Investigator), UCD CCAH and the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Principal Investigator, Developing a safe and effective anticoronaviral therapy for cats with FIP - SRA III technical assistance, (Principal Investigator), UCD CCAH
Honors and Awards
2000-2003 ARCS Scholarship (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists)
2003-2004 Washington State University, Teaching Assistant Excellence Award
2006 C.L. Davis Veterinary Pathology Scholarship
2008-2009 Favorite Teacher Award, 2008-2009, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2011
2009-2010 Favorite Teacher Award, 2009-2010, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2012
2010-2011 Favorite Teacher Award, 2010-2011, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2013
2011-2012 Favorite Teacher Award, 2011-2012, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2014
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2018 Murphy B, Knowles D, Highland M : Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus, , Anipedia Infectious Diseases of Livestock, . .
2018 Murphy B, Knowles D, Highland M : Chapter 60 Visna-maedi, , Anipedia Infectious Diseases of Livestock, . .
2017 Murphy BG : Chapter 8: Feline Leukemia Virus, , Case Studies In Veterinary Immunology, . .
2016 Murphy B : Chapter 14: Retroviridae, MacLachlan NJ, Dubovi EJ, (ed), Fenner's Veterinary Virology, Fifth Edition, . .
Research Focus
Retroviral transcriptional regulation and the relationship of viral-host cell interaction to pathogenesisCoronavirus cell/tissue tropism and pathogenesisOrthopedic and oral pathology
Specialty Focus
  • Orthopedic and oral pathology
  • Pathology of lower vertebrates and invertebrates