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Gallagher, christa

Assistant Professor
Biomedical sciences
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Saint Kitts and Nevis


Dr. Ghosh has an interdisciplinary teaching and research experience, encompassing the fields of Veterinary and Medical Virology, Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, and Zoonosis/One-Health. Dr. Ghosh joined RUSVM as an assistant professor in 2014, and was promoted to associate professor in 2015.  Before joining RUSVM, he worked as a lecturer at Sapporo Medical University (Japan).

Research Interest

Veterinary & Medical Virology; Molecular Epidemiology of Viruses; Interspecies transmission of viruses including Zoonosis; Whole Genome Analysis, Genetic Diversity & Evolution of Viruses; One-Health in Tropical countries; Rotavirus; Picobirnavirus; Parvovirus; Coronavirus; Norovirus; Respiratory viruses; Torqueteno virus.


  • Gallagher CA, Navarro R, Cruz K, Aung MS, Ng A, Bajak E, Beierschmitt A, Lawrence M, Dore KM, Ketzis J, Malik YS, Kobayashi N, Ghosh S*. 2017. Detection of picobirnaviruses in vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus): Molecular characterization of complete genomic segment-2. Virus Res. 230:13-18.

  • Navarro R, Yibin C, Nair R, Peda A, Aung MS, Ketzis J, Malik YS, Kobayashi N, Ghosh S*. 2017. Molecular characterization of complete genomic segment-2 of picobirnavirus strains detected in a cat and a dog. Infect Genet Evol. 54:200-204.

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