Pharr, Todd

phar todd webG.Todd Pharr, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Basic Sciences

Contact Information
College of Veterinary Medicine
P.O. Box 6100
Mississippi State, MS 39762-6100
Phone: 662-325-0747
Fax: 662-325-1031
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  • B.S. – University of Arkansas
  • M.S. – University of Arkansas
  • Ph.D. – Mississippi State University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow – USDA-ARS, Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory, East Lansing, MI.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow – Gwen Knapp Center for Lupus and Immunology Research, University of Chicago.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow – College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University
  • Research – Characterization of the bursal microenvironment which supports B-cell development in poultry
    Characterization of adhesin genes of mycoplasma species in poultry, with the goal of understanding the mechanism of mycoplasma persistence in a host with an ongoing immune response
  • Teaching – Immunology (BIO4413), Advanced Immunology (CVM 8303), Immunological Techniques (CVM 8315), and Advance Topics in Comparative Immunology (CVM 8301).
  • Service - Chair, Institutional Biosafety Committee, interim MSU Biosafety Officer; President, MSU Chapter of Sigma Xi; Member, Biosafety Committee for USDA/ARS South Central Poultry Research Unit; Member, Poultry Health Group.