Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Andrew B. Allison, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor
Molecular Virology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology


  • 2010
    PhD, Infectious Diseases (Virology)
    University of Georgia
  • 2000
    MS, Medical Microbiology
    University of Georgia
  • 1996
    BS, Wildlife Science
    Virginia Tech

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of virus evolution and emergence
  • Host range and cross-species transmission of viruses
  • Wildlife virology and emerging zoonotic viral diseases


View publications on Andrew Allison's ORCiD site.

Professional Experience

  • 2016 – Present
    Assistant Professor of Molecular Virology
    Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2011 – 2016
    Post-doctoral Associate/Fellow
    Department of Microbiology & Immunology
    Baker Institute for Animal Health
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, New York

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Virology
  • American Society for Microbiology

Honors & Awards

  • 2013
    Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health