Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Clayton C. Caswell, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology


  • 2008
    PhD, Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
    West Virginia University
  • 2004
    BS, Biomedical Science and Entomology
    Texas A&M University

Research Interests

  • Roles of small regulatory RNAs in the biology of Brucella spp.
  • Mechanisms of interactions between bacteria and hosts
  • Common regulatory pathways in related bacteria

Professional Experience

  • 2013 – Present
    Assistant Professor
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2009 – 2012
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Entomological Society of America

Honors & Awards

  • 2013
    Recipent of the Mäkelä-Cassell Travel Award for Early Career Scientists from the American Society for Microbiology and the Federation of European Microbiology Societies


View publications on Clayton Caswell's PubMed profile.