Joseph Giambrone, Auburn University Poultry Science Professor

Joseph J. Giambrone

Poultry Science faculty

Joseph J. Giambrone earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Delaware in 1972 and a Master’s degree in 1974 from the same institution. In 1977 he completed a Ph.D. degree from the University of Georgia in Microbiology. In the same year he was appointed an Assistant Professor in the Poultry Science Department at Auburn University.

In 1980 he became an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of the Microbiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He was appointed a member of the Graduate Faculty and Associate Professor with tenure in 1983. He served as a visiting scientist for 6 months at the CSIRO Division of Animal Health, Parkville, Australia in 1987. In 1989 he was appointed to Full Professor.

In 1993 he was a visiting scientist in the Animal Health Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt for a month. In 1996 and again in 1997, he was a visiting scientist for 1 month in the China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. Since coming to Auburn, Dr. Giambrone has been involved in teaching, research, and extension in the area of Poultry Health. Dr. Giambrone teaches  undergraduate, on-line, and graduate courses in Poultry Health.  

He has mentored  numerous undergraduate and graduate students, who have gone on to careers in Laboratory Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical Laboratory Research, and Academic Institutions . He  developed the first CD ROM in Poultry Health and Diseases, His current research is with avian influenza and infectious laryngotracheitis viruses.


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