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Robert Ratzlaff

  • Robert Ratzlaff
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • 202g Mills Godwin Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4361
  • rratzlaf@odu.edu
  • Education

    University Of South Dakota School of Medicine, 1982
    Major: Microbiology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of South Dakota, 1978
    Major: Biology
    Degree: B.S.
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Disease Dynamics in Degraded Nurseries: Ecology of Viral Disease in a Social, Marine Animal
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2005 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Butler IV, M. J.; Shields, J.; Cooper, R. A.
    Evaluation of rabbit antisera to detect the lobster virus, Panulirus argus virus 1.
    Sponsoring Organization: American Association of Immunologists--The John H Wallace 2007-2008 Summer Teacher AAI Research Fellowship
    Date: 2007 - 2007
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Faulconer, E. K.
    The behavioral and ecological effects of viral disease in Caribbean Spiny Lobster
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2002 - 2004
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.
    Epidemiological studies on spiny lobsters, Panulirus argus, infected with a pathogenic herpes-like virus
    Sponsoring Organization: NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Saltonstall-Kennedy Program
    Date: 2002 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Shields, J.; Butler IV, M. J.
    The Neurogenic Component of Cutaneous Allergic Reactions in Mice
    Sponsoring Organization: Jeffress Memorial Trust
    Date: 2001 - 2002
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.
    The Neurogenic Component of Cutaneous Allergic Reactions in Mice
    Sponsoring Organization: Jeffress Memorial Trust
    Date: 2000 - 2001
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Liuzzi, F. J.
    The Neurogenic Component of Cutaneous Allergic Reactions in Mice
    Sponsoring Organization: Jeffress Memorial Trust
    Date: 1998 - 1999
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Liuzzi, F. J.
    IgE Fc receptors and initiation of the neurogenic component of allergy
    Sponsoring Organization: Undergraduate Honors Research\ODU Academic Honors Program
    Date: 1997 - 1997
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Wieck-Hopkins, D.
    The Neurogenic Component of Allergy
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU Summer Research Fellowship
    Date: 1997 - 1997
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.
    Studies to determine the tick vector species responsible for transmission of Lyme disease spirochete in the Southern United States
    Sponsoring Organization: The Centers for Disease Control
    Date: 1993 - 1993
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Sonenshine, D. E.
    Immunologic evaluation of acute and persistent ectopic gestation
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Clinical Investigation, Portsmouth Naval Hospital
    Date: 1992 - 1993
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.
    Studies to determine the tick vector species responsible for transmission of Lyme disease spirochete in the Southern United States
    Sponsoring Organization: The Centers for Disease Control
    Date: 1992 - 1992
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Sonenshine, D. E.
    Effects of amino acid supplementation on hormonal, hematological and immune status throughout a collegiate swim season
    Sponsoring Organization: Scientific Nutrition Development
    Date: 1991 - 1992
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Kreider, R. B.; Coleman, F.; Dowling, E.; Redondo, D.; Sechrist, S. R.; Somma, C. T.; Williams, M. H.
    Immunologic evaluation of acute and persistent ectopic gestation
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Clinical Investigation, Portsmouth Naval Hospital
    Date: 1991 - 1992
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.
    Characterization of protein 39 of the Lyme disease bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi
    Sponsoring Organization: Academic Honors Program, ODU
    Date: 1991 - 1991
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Olinger, G.
    Studies to determine the tick vector species responsible for transmission of Lyme disease spirochete in the Southern United States
    Sponsoring Organization: The Centers for Disease Control
    Date: 1991 - 1991
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Sonenshine, D. E.
    Studies to determine the tick vector species responsible for transmission of Lyme disease spirochete in the Southern United States
    Sponsoring Organization: The Centers for Disease Control
    Date: 1990 - 1990
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Sonenshine, D. E.
    Venom gland tissue culture project
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Research Foundation
    Date: 1989 - 1989
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.; Savitzky, A. H.; Wolfinbarger, L.
    Development of an enzyme immunoassay for the detection of fish immunoglobulin
    Sponsoring Organization: Applied Marine Research Laboratory
    Date: 1988 - 1988
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.
    Cellular and molecular events that initiate the expression of cutaneous immune reactions
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Summer Fellowship
    Date: 1987 - 1987
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Ratzlaff, R. E.