Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Margie D. Lee, MS, DVM, PhD

Department Head
Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 1990
    PhD, Medical Microbiology
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 1988
    MS, Medical Microbiology
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 1986
    DVM
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1982
    BS, Biology (major), Chemistry (minor)
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA

Research Interests

  • Molecular epidemiology of food safety pathogens.
  • Contribution of extracellular enzymes to microbial virulence.
  • Molecular ecology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance.
  • Molecular ecology of intestinal bacterial communities.

Professional Experience

  • 2018 – Present
    Department Head
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2015 – 2018
    Diagnostic Laboratory Director
    Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center
    Athens, GA
  • 2003 – 2018
    Professor
    Department of Population Health
    adjunct appointed with the Dept. Infectious Diseases
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 2012 – 2013
    Associate Director
    Biomedical Health Sciences Institute
    Athens, GA
  • 2006 – 2010
    Coordinator of Combined (DVM/PhD) and College-wide Graduate Programs
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 2006 – 2010
    Graduate Coordinator
    Department of Population Health
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 1992 – 2003
    Professor
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology
    joint appointed with the Dept. Avian Medicine
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 2001 – 2018
    Professor
    Center for Food Safety
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 2002
    Full Member
    Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute
    The University of Georgia
    Athens, GA
  • 1990 – 1992
    Research Assistant Professor
    Department of Biology
    Washington University
    Saint Louis, MO