BS, Jackson State University; MS, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
Dr. Osgood enjoyed a 23 year career as a medical technologist before joining RIT. Following a 3.5 year postdoctoral fellowship in oral microbiology at UAB, he came to RIT. Noted for his student teaching, motivation and mentoring, his research has been published in several scientific journals.
In the News
November 3, 2023
RIT researcher looks for genetic switch to prevent ‘sleeping sickness’ in cattle
RIT researcher Bolaji Thomas is leading a $650,000 study to compare the genetic response in cattle in sub-Saharan Africa to the parasitic disease Trypanosomiasis, or “sleeping sickness,” that attacks their blood and brain. As parasites adapt to a warming world, the biting fly that transmits Trypanosomiasis could someday migrate to northern climates.
August 12, 2022
First RIT cohort in BS/MD program begins first year at SUNY Upstate Medical University
RIT biomedical sciences program graduates Cameron Shuman and Zach Williams represent the first cohort of students admitted to the State University of New York Upstate Medical University.
January 15, 2021
LSAMP and McNair Scholars programs provide important research opportunities
A record 15 students participated in fall research projects thanks to support from the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement programs.