Doug Graham

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
315 Henry Hall

Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
Phone: 616-331-2819
Fax: 616-331-2090

See available times here,
or by appointment


BMS 100 - Human Health and Disease
BMS 212 - Introductory Microbiology
BMS 213 - Microbiology lab
BMS 222 - Introduction to Public Health
BMS 223 - Public Health Concepts
BMS 380 - Infectious Disease and Human History
BMS 431 - Medical Virology
BMS 433 - Parasitology
BMS 495 - Concepts in Wellness
BMS 523 - Epidemiology
BMS 540 - Molecular Ecology of Infectious Disease

Post-doctoral fellow, U.S. Centers for Disease Control, 2001-2003
Post-doctoral fellow, University of Notre Dame (Biology), 2000
Ph. D. Colorado State University (Microbiology), 1999
M.A. University of Florida (Geography), 1986
B.A. Denison University (Biology), 1983

Employing phylogenetic data to infer past demographic and evolutionary events in populations of human pathogens, especially RNA viruses.  Past and current projects have focused on the molecular epidemiology of rotavirus, viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus, and rabies virus.

Lehmann, T., Marcel, P.L., Graham, D.H., Dahl, E., and Dubey, J.P.  Globalization and the population structure of Toxoplasma gondiiProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  2006.  vol. 103, no. 30, pp. 11423 – 11428.

Mori, A., Chadee, D.D., Graham, D.H., and Severson, D.W.  Reinvestigation of an endogenous meiotic drive system in the mosquito, Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).  Journal of Medical Entomology, 2004, 41(6): 1027-1033

Lehmann T., Graham D.H., Dahl E., Bahia-Oliveira L.M., da Silva, D.S., and Dubey, J.P. Variation in the structure of Toxoplasma gondii and the roles of selfing, drift and epistatic selection in maintaining linkage disequilibria, Infection, Genetics, and Evolution, 2003 Jul. 3(2):135-41



Dubey, J.P., Graham, D.H., De Young, R.W., Dahl, E., Eberhard, M.L., Nace, E.K., Won, K., Bishop, H., Punkosdy, G., Sreekumar, C., Vianna, M.C., Shen, S.K., Kwok, O.C.H., Machin, M., Sumners, J.A., Demarais, S., Humphreys, J.G., and Lehmann, T.  Characterization of recent isolates of Toxoplasma gondii from wildlife in the United States. Journal of Parasitology, 2004, Feb; 90(1):67-71




Graham, D.H., Holmes, J.L., and Black, W.C. IV.  Identification of quantitative trait loci affecting sex determination in the eastern treehole mosquito (Ochlerotatus triseriatus).  Journal of Heredity.  2004, 95(1): 36-46.



Dubey J.P, Navarro I.T., Graham D.H., Dahl E., Freire R.L., Prudencio L.B., Sreekumar C., Vianna M.C., Lehmann T.  Characterization of Toxoplasma gondii isolates from free range chickens from Paraná, Brazil,  Veterinary Parasitology. 2003 Nov 14, 117(3):229-34.




Graham, D.H., Holmes, J.L., and Black, W.C. IV.  Quantitative trait loci conditioning transovarial transmission of La Crosse Virus in the eastern treehole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus Insect Molecular Biology 2003, 12(4), 307-318.



Dubey J.P., Venturini M.C., Venturini L., Piscopo M., Graham D.H., Dahl E., Sreekumar C., Vianna M.C., Lehmann T.  Isolation and genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii from free-ranging chickens from Argentina.  Journal of Parasitology 2003 Oct; 89(5):1063-4.




Dubey J.P., Graham D.H., Dahl E., Sreekumar C., Lehmann T., Davis M.F., Morishita T.Y. Toxoplasma gondii isolates from free-ranging chickens from the United States, Journal of Parasitology 2003 Oct; 89(5):1060-2. 



Dubey J.P., Graham D.H., da Silva D.S., Lehmann T., Bahia-Oliveira L.M. Toxoplasma gondii isolates of free-ranging chickens from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: mouse mortality, genotype, and oocyst shedding by cats. Journal of Parasitology 2003 Aug; 89(4):851-3.



Lehmann, T., Graham, D.H., Dahl, E., Sreekumar, C., Launer, F., Gamble, R. and Dubey, J.P.  Transmission dynamics of Toxoplasma gondii on a pig farm.  Infection, Genetics, and Evolution  2003 Jul. 3(2):135-41.


Dubey, J.P., Graham, D.H., Dahl, E., Hilali, M., El-Ghaysh, A., Sreekumar, C., Kwok, O.C.H, Shen, S.K., Lehmann, T.  Isolation and molecular characterization of Toxoplasma gondii isolates from chickens and ducks from Egypt.  Veterinary Parasitology 2003 May 30;114(2):89-95.




Dubey, J.P.,  Graham, D.H., Blackston, C.B., Lehmann, T., Gennari, S.M., Ragoso, A.M.A., Nishi, S.M., Shen, S.K., Kwok, O.C.H., Hill, D.E., and Thulliez, P., Biological and genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii isolates from chickens (Gallus domesticus) from São Paulo, Brazil: unexpected findings.  International Journal for Parasitology, 2002, 32(1): 99-105.





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