Jodi D Smith

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Associate Professor
2720 Vet Med
Education & Certifications  

2010   Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists; Anatomic Pathology

2008   Ph.D., Veterinary Anatomy; Iowa State University, Ames, IA. “The effects of abnormal prion protein accumulation on retinal morphology and function in sheep and cattle”

2004   D.V.M., with Distinction; Iowa State University, Ames, IA

2001   B.S., Biology; South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD


Instructor-in-charge, Histopathology of Laboratory Animals (VPTH 679)

Instructor-in-charge, Principles of Pathology (VPTH 503)

Instructor, Necropsy Practicum (VPTH 456)

Anatomic Pathology Resident Training (surgical biopsy, necropsy)

Selected Publications  

Vermette M.S., Schleining J.A., Greenlee J.J., Smith J.D. (2016) Genetic variation of the prion protein gene (PRNP) in alpaca (Vicugna pacos). Gene Reports, doi: 10.1016/j.genrep.2016.06.004.

West Greenlee M.H., Lind M.S., Kokemueller R.D., Mammadova N., Kondru N., Manne S., Smith J.D., Kanthasamy A.G., Greenlee J.J. (2016) Temporal resolution of misfolded prion protein transport, accumulation, glial activation, and neuronal death in the retinas of mice inoculated with scrapie: Relevance to biomarkers of prion disease progression. American Journal of Pathology, 186:2302-2309. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2016.05.018

West Greenlee M.H., Smith J.D., Platt E.M., Juarez J.R., Timms L.L., Greenlee J.J. (2015) Changes in retinal function and morphology are early clinical signs of disease in cattle with bovine spongiform encephalopathy. PLoS ONE, 10(3): e0119431. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119431

Smith J.D. and Greenlee J.J. (2014) Detection of prion protein in retina samples of sheep and cattle by use of a commercially available enzyme immunoassay. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 75(3):268-272.

Smith J.D., Nicholson E.M., Greenlee J.J. (2013) Evaluation of a combinatorial approach to prion inactivation using an oxidizing agent, SDS, and proteinase K. BMC Veterinary Research, 9:151.

Greenlee J.J., Smith J.D., West Greenlee M.H., and Nicholson E.M. (2012) Clinical and pathologic features of H-type bovine spongiform encephalopathy associated with E211K prion gene polymorphism. PLoS ONE, 7(6): e38678.