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Roger Smith



Phone: (979) 845-5167

Office: VIDI 392

Mailstop: 4467

Department: VTPB

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  • Ph.D. Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine 1984
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 1977
  • B.S. Veterinary Science, Texas A&M University 1976
  • B.A. Political Science, Rice University 1973


  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 4191

Scholarly Interests

Application of flow cytometry to study of animal disease and clinical veterinary medicine; core flow cytometry laboratory.


In vitro incorporation of a cell-binding protein to a lentiviral vector using an engineered split intein enables targeted delivery of genetic cargo
Chamoun-Emanuelli, AM. G Wright, R Smith III, Münch RC, Buchholz CJ, and Chen Z
Biotechnol. Bioeng. 2015 112:2611-2617.
Cryopreservation of equine mesenchymal stem cells in 95% autologous serum and 5% DMSO does not alter post-thaw growth or morphology in vitro compared to fetal bovine serum or allogeneic serum at 20 or 95% and DMSO at 10 or 5%
Mitchell A, Rivas KA, Smith R 3rd, Watts AE
Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 2015 6:231.
Macrolactone Nuiapolide, Isolated from a Hawaiian Marine Cyanobacterium, Exhibits Anti-Chemotactic Activity
Shogo Mori, Howard Williams, Davey Cagle, Kristopher Karanovich, F. David Horgen, Roger Smith III, and Coran M. H. Watanabe
Marine Drugs. 2015 13(10):.
Galectin-9 is Up-regulated in Astrocytes by TNF and Promotes Encephalitogenic T-cell Apoptosis.
Steelman AJ, R Smith III, CJ Welsh, and J Li.
J. Biol. Chem. 2013 288(288):23776-23787.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae deletion strains with complex DNA content profiles.
Hoose SA, MC Leitch, MM Kelly, R Smith III, and M Polymenis.
FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2013 345(345):72-76.
Synergies between vaccination and dietary arginine and glutamine supplementation improve the immune response of channel catfish against Edwardsiella ictaluri
Pohlenz, C, Buentello, A , Criscitiello, MF, Mwangi, W, Smith, R III, Gatlin, DM
Fish & Shellfish Immunology. 2012 33:543-551.

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