Britton Grasperge
Assistant Professor - Clinical Pathology, Louisiana State University

Dr. Britton Grasperge is a 2016 Emerging Leader Award recipient and a veterinary clinical pathologist with a research interest in tick-borne diseases. He completed his PhD investigating the spotted fever group rickettsioses before receiving the Ruth L. Kirschstein award to continue his research career as a post-doctoral researcher investigating borrelial disease. As a new faculty member, he has a special interest in the arthropod’s role in the transmission cycle of tick-borne diseases and continues to explore avenues of research into the complex pathobiology of these ticks and the pathogens they transmit.