Guillermo Risatti

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Phone: (860) 486-6150
Fax: (860) 486-2794


  • 987 DVM Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Argentina.
  • 1995 MS University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Lincoln, NE., USA.
  • 2000 Ph.D. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE., USA.

Professional Employment Experience

  • 2004-Present. Assistant Professor. Department of Pathobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
  • 2001-2004. Microbiologist. Exotic Viral Diseases Research, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Greenport, NY.
  • 2000-2001. Research Associate. Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Nebraska- Lincoln and Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Greenport, NY.
  • 1987-1992. Instructor. Area: Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals. Department of Animal Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Naçional de Río Cuarto, Argentina.

Courses Taught

  • PVS 5503. Molecular Approaches to Disease Diagnosis and Prevention.

Research Interests

  • Classical Swine Fever Virus
  • Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV)
  • "Classical Swine Fever Virus: role of the 3'UTR in infectivity of swine." Plum Island Animal Disease Center, ARS, US Department of Agriculture. Specific Cooperative Agreement No 58-1940-5-573. May 2007.
  • "Role of glycosylation of Classical Swine Fever Virus envelope proteins on virus virulence, antigenicity, and immunogenicity" National Research Initiative (#CONS-2006-01614), US Department of Agriculture. August 2006-August 2009.


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