Aquatic Animal Science Program

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University has an active program that focuses on aquatic animal health. The Aquatic Animal Science Program is part of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. The overall objectives of the program are to provide research, diagnostic service, teaching, and outreach functions, with an emphasis on economically and environmentally important issues in fish health.

Donna Cassidy-Hanley

Donna Cassidy-Hanley, PhD
Senior Research Associate

Infectious and non-infectious diseases of fish; emerging pathogens of fish

Theodore Clark

Theodore Clark, PhD
Professor of Parasitology & Immunology

Vaccine Development; Mitochondrial Dynamics; Evolution of Antigen Presentation in teleost fish; Biology of the ciliated protozoa Tetrahymena and Ichthyophthirius

Rodman Getchell

Rodman Getchell, PhD
Assistant Research Professor

Molecular diagnostics and emerging diseases of fish; Target animal safety studies for new aquaculture therapeutants and chemicals

Hélène Marquis

Hélène Marquis, DMV, PhD
Professor of Microbiology

Pathogenesis of bacterial diseases affecting mammalian and aquatic animals

Rodman Getchell Lab