Vinay Shivanna BVSc, MVSc, PhD, DACVM

Assistant Professor | Disease Intervention & Prevention, Host Pathogen Interaction, Southwest National Primate Research Center, Veterinarians

Research Focus

Dr. Shivanna is a veterinary anatomic pathologist and a molecular virologist, specialized in high containment research. Dr. Shivanna primarily provides pathology support (including but not limited to cytologic, gross, and histologic examination) for non-human primates and other laboratory animals as part of colony management and also those involved in various research studies in BSL-2 and BSL-3 settings.


He has over 10 years of experience as a veterinarian and as a virologist, is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiology, and has completed a residency in Veterinary Pathology. His interests include comparative pathology, confocal microscopy and animal model development for infectious, metabolic and toxicology studies.