No Turkeys Here!
John Belisle, Daniel Gould, and Erica Suchman were inducted into the Glover Gallery on October 22 as faculty that have been instrumental in the progress of the college. Past MIP faculty that have been recognized by the college include; Barry Beaty, Carol Blair, Patrick Brennan, Jon Cheney, Edward Hoover, Ian Orme, Ralph Smith and Mary Anna Thrall. The Glover Gallery is located in the foyer of the Pathology Building.
New MIP Courses for Spring 2005!
MB 563 Biology of Disease Vectors (Brian Foy coordinator)
MB 580 Functional Genomics (John Belisle, Ric Slayden, Dennis Knudson)
MB 680 Immunity and Infection (Steve Dow-coordinator; Anne Avery, Catherine Bosio)
PA 796 V-8 Writing Scientific Manuscripts (Gerry Callahan)
The second edition of the Biology of Disease Vectors book is in production and will be available in early 2005. Editors Bill Black and Bill Marquardt are soliciting donations to provide the book to researchers in 3rd world countries where many of these diseases are endemic. More >>
MIP Graduate Students were actively defending the end of October!
Oct 26, Max Teehee presented his PhD Defense entitled, "Early Pathogenesis of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis in Horses". Max is a Major in the Army and has returned to the Army Veterinary Corps working in the virology section at USAMRIID in Maryland
Oct 26, Emily Travanty presented her PhD Defense entitled, "RNA Interference to Dengue-2 Virus in Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes and Mosquito Cells".
Oct 27, Anita Dennison presented her MS Defense entitled, "An Investigation of Bovine Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome and the Role of Clostridium perfringens". Anita is working with her husband in their veterinary clinic in southern California and expecting her second child in the spring.
Oct 27, Saul Lozano-Fuentes presented his PhD Defense entitled, "Association mapping of segregating sites in the Early Trypsin gene and susceptibility to Dengue-2 virus in the mosquito Aedes aegypti and Vector Compentence and Gene Flow of Aedes aegypti in the state of Veracruz Mexico". Saul has accepted a post doc appointment in California.
October/early November 2004
- Burnett RC, Blake MK, Thompson LJ, Avery PR, Avery AC. Evolution of a B-cell lymphoma to multiple myeloma after chemotherapy. J Vet Intern Med. 2004 Sep-Oct;18(5):768-71.
Brandt L, Skeiky YA, Alderson MR, Lobet Y, Dalemans W, Turner OC, Basaraba RJ, Izzo AA, Lasco TM, Chapman PL, Reed SG, Orme IM. The protective effect of the Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine is increased by coadministration with the Mycobacterium tuberculosis 72-kilodalton fusion polyprotein Mtb72F in M. tuberculosis-infected guinea pigs. Infect Immun. 2004 Nov;72(11):6622-32.
- Marlenee NL, Lorono-Pino MA, Beaty BJ, Blitvich BJ, Fernandez Salas I, Contreras Cordero JF, Gonzalez Rojas JI. Detection of antibodies to West Nile and Saint Louis encephalitis viruses in horses. Salud Publica Mex. 2004 Sep-Oct;46(5):373-5.
- Lorono-Pino MA, Farfan-Ale JA, Zapata-Peraza AL, Rosado-Paredes EP, Flores-Flores LF, Garcia-Rejon JE, Diaz FJ, Blitvich BJ, Andrade-Narvaez M, Jimenez-Rios E, Blair CD, Olson KE, Black W 4th, Beaty BJ. INTRODUCTION OF THE AMERICAN/ASIAN GENOTYPE OF DENGUE 2 VIRUS INTO THE YUCATAN STATE OF MEXICO. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Oct;71(4):485-492.
Kaur D, Brennan PJ, Crick DC. Decaprenyl Diphosphate Synthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Bacteriol. 2004 Nov;186(22):7564-7570.
Marques MA, Espinosa BJ, Xavier da Silveira EK, Pessolani MC, Chapeaurouge A, Perales J, Dobos KM, Belisle JT, Spencer JS, Brennan PJ. Continued proteomic analysis of Mycobacterium leprae subcellular fractions. Proteomics. 2004 Oct;4(10):2942-53.
Specht R, Han B, Wickramasinghe SR, Carlson JO, Czermak P, Wolf A, Reif OW. Densonucleosis virus purification by ion exchange membranes. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2004 Nov 20;88(4):465-73.
Jeffers SA, Tusell SM, Gillim-Ross L, Hemmila EM, Achenbach JE, Babcock GJ, Thomas WD Jr, Thackray LB, Young MD, Mason RJ, Ambrosino DM, Wentworth DE, Demartini JC, Holmes KV. CD209L (L-SIGN) is a receptor for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Nov 2;101(44):15748-53.
Hyatt DR, Weese JS. Salmonella culture: sampling procedures and laboratory techniques.
Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2004 Dec;20(3):577-85.
Izzo AA, Izzo LS, Kasimos J, Majka S. A matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor promotes granuloma formation during the early phase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pulmonary infection. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2004;84(6):387-96.
Lenaerts AJ, Chapman PL, Orme IM. Statistical limitations to the Cornell model of latent tuberculosis infection for the study of relapse rates. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2004;84(6):361-4.
Tangallapally RP, Yendapally R, Lee RE, Hevener K, Jones VC, Lenaerts AJ, McNeil MR, Wang Y, Franzblau S, Lee RE. Synthesis and evaluation of nitrofuranylamides as novel antituberculosis agents. J Med Chem. 2004 Oct 7;47(21):5276-83.
Keller RL, Avery AC, Burnett RC, Walton JA, Olver CS. Detection of neoplastic lymphocytes in peripheral blood of dogs with lymphoma by polymerase chain reaction for antigen receptor gene rearrangement. Vet Clin Pathol. 2004;33(3):145-9.
Schenkel AR, Chew TW, Muller WA. Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule Deficiency or Blockade Significantly Reduces Leukocyte Emigration in a Majority of Mouse Strains.
J Immunol. 2004 Nov 15;173(10):6403-6408.
Mejia JS, Moreno F, Muskus C, Velez ID, Titus RG. The surface-mosaic model in host-parasite relationships. Trends Parasitol. 2004 Nov;20(11):508-11.
Mills JA, Motichka K, Jucker M, Wu HP, Uhlik BC, Stern RJ, Scherman MS, Vissa VD, Pan F, Kundu M, Ma YF, McNeil M. Inactivation of the mycobacterial rhamnosyltransferase, which is needed for the formation of the arabinogalactan-peptidoglycan linker, leads to irreversible loss of viability. J Biol Chem. 2004 Oct 15;279(42):43540-6.
Fritz DT, Bergman N, Kilpatrick WJ, Wilusz CJ, Wilusz J. Messenger RNA decay in mammalian cells: the exonuclease perspective. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2004;41(2):265-78.
"The Daddy of 'em all"
Friday, December 3, 6:30pm
University Park Holiday Inn
Remember to RSVP with payment to either 110 Pathology or B116 Microbiology by Tuesday, November 23!
College Research Day
Be sure to submit your abstracts to Anne Avery by December 6. The Keynote Speaker will be Margaret Wild, wildlife veterinarian for the National Park Service.
January 29, 2005
You'll Be Missed!
Chad Young, Facilities Manager, has left the department to pursue a position as State Director of USSSA Women's Softball.
Valerie Romero, Pathology Facility Office Manager, will be leaving the department on November 24 to pursue an opportunity with the College of Natural Resources.
Chad and Val will be missed for their valuable contributions to the department. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors!
Upcoming Faculty Candidate Interviews
Prion Molecular Biologist:
- Dr. Chongsuk Ryou, Nov 18 & 19
- Dr. Mark Zabel, Dec 2 & 3
November 14th marks the beginning of the 9th week of the University Staying Alive Program. MIP's team "ACID FAST" is hanging strong with participants averaging approximately 160 minutes of exercise per week! The program still has 2 more weeks to go, so keep on moving Acid Fast!
Join the ACID FAST team on Thanksgiving morning for the 2004 Pederson Volvo's Fort Collins Thanksgiving Day Run!
When: Thanksgiving Day, 9:00am
Where: Old Town
What: 4 mile run/walk
You can register early thru Runners Roost or Foot of the Rockies, the fee is $20.
Happy November Birthdays!
- Karen Sellins, Nov 8
- Varalakashmi Vissa, Nov 13
- Carol Wilusz, Nov 13
- Becky Rivoire, Nov 14
- Tara Foos, Nov 18
- Edward Hoover, Nov 18
- Peter Justice, Nov 18
- Kalyani Prithiviraj, Nov 18
- Christopher Bosio, Nov 20
- Jeanette Bishop, Nov 22
- John Belisle, Nov 27
- Jeffrey Root, Nov 29
Welcome New Employees!
Research Associate in A. Avery Lab
Postdoc in Black Lab
Postdoc in Chatterjee Lab
Quote of the Month:
"Basic research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing"
Werner Von Braun
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CVMBS Admin Lunch
Last day of classes!
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