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Emilia Oleszak

  • Emilia Oleszak
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • 302h Mills Godwin Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3763
  • eoleszak@odu.edu
  • Education

    Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy Of Science, 1979
    Major: Virology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Medical School of Wroclaw, Division of Pharmacy, 1973
    Major: Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    Degree: M.S.
  • Expertise

    Biology
    Neurovirology, Immunology
  • 1983: Commonwealth Fellow, Yale University
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    T Cells in the Pathogenisis of Systemic Sclerosis
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health
    Date: 2001 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.; D, C.; Platsoucas,
    Research start-up funds for the laboratories of Drs. Platsoucas and Olezak
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2007
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.; Platsoucas,
    T-cell receptors in Acute Multiple Sclerosis, grant RG2942
    Sponsoring Organization: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Date: 1998 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.
    Estrogen and autoimmune disease
    Sponsoring Organization: Wyeth-Ayerst Research
    Date: 2000 - 2002
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.; Platsoucas, C. D.
    Program Project: Immunopathogenesis of chronic cardiac graft rejection, grant PO1 AI40160
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health
    Date: 1996 - 2002
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.
    Hematopoietic Stem Cell Chimerism to Treat Diabetes
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institutes of Health
    Date: 1998 - 2001
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.; Ildstad, S. T.
    Identification of Virus(es) Responsible for Schizophrenia by Analysis of T-cell Receptor Clonal Expansions in the Cerebrospinal Fluid
    Sponsoring Organization: Stanley Foundation
    Date: 1998 - 2000
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.
    Tumor Antigens Recognized by T Cells in Malignant Glioma
    Sponsoring Organization: The Brain Tumor Society
    Date: 1996 - 1998
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.
    Prevention and treatment of virally-induced MS-like autoimmune demyelinating disease by bone marrow transplantation
    Sponsoring Organization: Elanor Naylor Dana Charitable Trust (Peer Review)
    Date: 1994 - 1997
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.
    Mouse Hepatitis Virus-induced autoimmune disease: T-cell specificity and T-cell antigen receptors
    Sponsoring Organization: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
    Date: 1992 - 1994
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.
    The Role of Nonstructural Proteins During Infection with MHV-JHM, a Neurotropic Corona Virus
    Sponsoring Organization: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Date: 1990 - 1992
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Oleszak, E. S.; , J.