Kevin Keel

Associate Professor

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

5315 Vet Med 3A, Davis, CA 95616

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
Foreign Animal Diagnostician, US Department of Agriculture
2004, PhD, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1997, DVM, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1993, MS, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1990, BS, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Request for an administrative supplement for P30 cancer center support grant to support research in canine immunotherapy via collaboration of NCI-designated cancer centers and veterinary medical colleges, Ralph De Vere White (Principal Investigator), National Cancer Institute
Honors and Awards
1992 Student Research Recognition Award, Wildlife Disease Association 41st Annual Conference, El Paso, Texas
1994 Stoddard-Burleigh-Sutton Wildlife Conservation Award, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia
2003 Student Research Recognition Award, Congress of Research Workers in Animal Disease, Chicago, Illinois
2004 Outstanding Graduate Student, Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, University of Arizona
2007 Young Achiever Award, College of Veterinary Medicine,
The University of Georgia
2010 Inducted into the Society of Phi Zeta, Honors Society of Veterinary Medicine
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2018 Church M, Terio KA, Keel MK : Chapter 12: Procyonidae, Viverridae, Hyenidae, Herpestidae, Eupleridae and Prionodontidae, Denise McAloose, Karen Terio and Judy St. Leger, (ed), Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals, . .
2018 Keel MK, McAloose D, Terio KA : Chapter 9. Canidae, Ursidae and Ailuridae, Denise McAloose, Karen Terio and Judy St. Leger, (ed), Pathology of Wildlife and Zoo Animals, . .
2016 Songer JG, Harmon AE, Keel MK : Toxins of Clostridium difficile, Uzal, Francisco A Songer, J Glenn Prescott, John F Popoff, Michel R, (ed), Clostridial Diseases of Animals, Ames, Iowa. .
Research Focus
Emerging infectious diseases of wildlife promoted by anthropogenic factors. Specific issues investigated include: pathogenesis of white-nose syndrome and techniques to reduce mortality among bats; emerging diseases of white-tailed deer; and emerging infectious diseases of wild carnivores (morbilliviruses and parvoviruses).
Specialty Focus
Anatomic Pathology and Infectious Disease