Person

Sree Rajeev, BVSc & AH, PhD, DACVM, DACVP

Professor | Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences Department

Specialization: Diplomate American College of Veterinary Microbiologists: Bacteriology and Mycology, Virology, Immun

Overview

Dr. Sreekumari ('Sree') Rajeev is a veterinarian who obtained her PhD in the UTCVM Comparative and Experimental Medicine program and was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists in the areas of Bacteriology and Mycology, Virology, and Immunology as well as the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic Pathology). She has published extensively in her field, has an excellent record of obtaining extramural funding, and a particularly strong research interest in leptospirosis. She also has a strong record as a diagnostician, particularly in bacteriology, and is an experienced teacher in veterinary curricula. Before coming to UT, she was on the veterinary faculty at University of Florida, Ross University and the University of Georgia, where she served many years as Faculty Section Head for Virology/Serology and Microbiology services at the Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory.

Research Focus

Dr. Rajeev's research focuses on advancing the field of infectious diseases, specifically leptospirosis. She utilizes both traditional and advanced molecular techniques to advance our knowledge on Leptospira infection.

Clinical Focus

As Director of Bacteriology and Mycology Diagnostic Laboratory at UTCVM, Dr. Rajeev oversees the activities of the laboratory and consults with referral veterinarians on microbiology testing and result interpretation.

Teaching Focus

Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology in the first-year DVM curriculum; Clinical microbiology rotation to fourth-year DVM students; Training undergraduate/DVM students interested in exploring infectious disease research

Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).
CEM 510 - Graduate Research Participation
1 - 6 credit hours

Advanced research techniques while conducting individual biomedical research projects under supervision of faculty.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Comment(s): Open to all graduate students.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Engman, Augustin | Mulon, Pierre-Yves | Anderson, David Edgar | Sultana, Hameeda | Dhar, Madhu S | Collar, Elizabeth Marie | Whitlock, Brian Keith | Lear, Andrea Sketch | Springer, Nora Lynn | Gerhold Jr, Richard William | Abouelkhair, Mohamed | Thompson, Patrick Beamon | Smith, Joe

CEM 611 - Journal Club in Emerging Infectious Diseases
1 credit hour(s)

Readings and discussions based on current literature.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

Other Instructors: Guarneri, Lauren P | Risalvato, Jacquline

CEM 615 - Journal Club in Comparative and Experimental Medicine
1 credit hour(s)

Readings and discussions based on current literature.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

Other Instructors: Smith, Joe

VMP 811 - Bacteriology and Mycology
2 credit hour(s)

Fundamental aspects of microbiology and cell biology relative to pathogenesis of bacterial and fungal diseases of animals: antimicrobial actions and mechanisms of bacterial resistance. General approaches to diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Registration Restriction(s): Veterinary Medicine Students only.

VMP 871 - Special Problems in Comparative Medicine
1 - 8 credit hours

Extramural and specially-designed study for students interested in select topics in avian medicine, laboratory animal medicine, zoo animal medicine, epidemiology, public health, pharmacology or toxicology.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 14 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Veterinary Medicine Students only.

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A201 Veterinary Medical Center
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4542
Education and Training
  • DVM, Administration of Special Education, Kerala Agricultural Univ, 2002

Sree Rajeev, BVSc & AH, PhD, DACVM, DACVP

Professor | Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences Department
Picture of Sree Rajeev, BVSc & AH, PhD, DACVM, DACVP image
A201 Veterinary Medical Center
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4542
Education and Training
  • DVM, Administration of Special Education, Kerala Agricultural Univ, 2002
Overview

Dr. Sreekumari ('Sree') Rajeev is a veterinarian who obtained her PhD in the UTCVM Comparative and Experimental Medicine program and was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists in the areas of Bacteriology and Mycology, Virology, and Immunology as well as the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic Pathology). She has published extensively in her field, has an excellent record of obtaining extramural funding, and a particularly strong research interest in leptospirosis. She also has a strong record as a diagnostician, particularly in bacteriology, and is an experienced teacher in veterinary curricula. Before coming to UT, she was on the veterinary faculty at University of Florida, Ross University and the University of Georgia, where she served many years as Faculty Section Head for Virology/Serology and Microbiology services at the Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory.

Research Focus

Dr. Rajeev's research focuses on advancing the field of infectious diseases, specifically leptospirosis. She utilizes both traditional and advanced molecular techniques to advance our knowledge on Leptospira infection.

Clinical Focus

As Director of Bacteriology and Mycology Diagnostic Laboratory at UTCVM, Dr. Rajeev oversees the activities of the laboratory and consults with referral veterinarians on microbiology testing and result interpretation.

Teaching Focus

Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology in the first-year DVM curriculum; Clinical microbiology rotation to fourth-year DVM students; Training undergraduate/DVM students interested in exploring infectious disease research

Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).
CEM 510 - Graduate Research Participation
1 - 6 credit hours

Advanced research techniques while conducting individual biomedical research projects under supervision of faculty.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Comment(s): Open to all graduate students.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Engman, Augustin | Mulon, Pierre-Yves | Anderson, David Edgar | Sultana, Hameeda | Dhar, Madhu S | Collar, Elizabeth Marie | Whitlock, Brian Keith | Lear, Andrea Sketch | Springer, Nora Lynn | Gerhold Jr, Richard William | Abouelkhair, Mohamed | Thompson, Patrick Beamon | Smith, Joe

CEM 611 - Journal Club in Emerging Infectious Diseases
1 credit hour(s)

Readings and discussions based on current literature.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

Other Instructors: Guarneri, Lauren P | Risalvato, Jacquline

CEM 615 - Journal Club in Comparative and Experimental Medicine
1 credit hour(s)

Readings and discussions based on current literature.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 12 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

Other Instructors: Smith, Joe

VMP 811 - Bacteriology and Mycology
2 credit hour(s)

Fundamental aspects of microbiology and cell biology relative to pathogenesis of bacterial and fungal diseases of animals: antimicrobial actions and mechanisms of bacterial resistance. General approaches to diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Registration Restriction(s): Veterinary Medicine Students only.

VMP 871 - Special Problems in Comparative Medicine
1 - 8 credit hours

Extramural and specially-designed study for students interested in select topics in avian medicine, laboratory animal medicine, zoo animal medicine, epidemiology, public health, pharmacology or toxicology.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 14 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Veterinary Medicine Students only.