Scholarly Activity Report: April 2014

Apr 15, 2014 / Scholarly Activity

Below is a sampling of faculty activity, including grants funded, publications, scholarly presentations, and honors or awards, for the first quarter of 2014.

Grants Funded | Publications | Presentations | Professional Recognitions/Awards

 


Grants Funded

  • Allender, MC, $500,000: sub-award $73,000, fish and Wildlife Service through the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game, State Wildlife Grants Competitive Grant.
  • Das A, $11,000, Manus Biosynthesis, Boston, Engineering Plant Cytochrome P450s for Natural Product Biosynthesis.
  • Campbell KL (PI), Pieper J (Co-PI), $30,146.16, Zymox otic plus solution for treatment of otitis externa in canines. Pet King Brands, 2014-2015.
  • Phillips, H, $2500, with Anna Stobnicki, VM4, and Rachel Tulipan, SAS Resident, of the 2014 Sam and Nancy Lerner Research Award.
  • Singh, K, $8868, Host and organize 32nd Annual meeting of Midwest Association of Veterinary Pathologists, Eli Lilly Labs, 2013.
  • Singh, K, $1000, Host and organize 32nd Annual meeting of Midwest Association of Veterinary Pathologists, Abbott, 2013.
  • Singh, K, $775, Host and organize 32nd Annual meeting of Midwest Association of Veterinary Pathologists, Bristol Myer’s Squibb, 2013.
  • Stern AW, $2700, ASPCA, Utilization of Semenogelin-1 Strip Tests for Human Semen in Dogs.
  • Whittington JK, National Wildlife Rehabilitators Research Grant Award: Evaluating the effect of isoflurane anesthesia on the leukogram of free-living raptor species.

Publications

  • Allender MC, Mitchell MA, McRuer D, Christian S, Byrd J. Prevalence, Clinical Signs, and Natural History Characteristics of Frog Virus 3-like Infections in Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene Carolina Carolina), Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 2013. Volume 8: 308-320.
  • Blattner, MS, Mahoney MM. Estrogen receptor 1 modulates circadian rhythms in adult female mice. Chronobiol Int. 2014.in press.
  • Borchers A, Wilkins PA, Marsh PM, Axon JE, Read J, Castagnetti C, Pantaleon L, Clark C, Qura’n L, Belgrave R, Trachsel D, Levy M, Bedenice D, Saulez MN, Boston RC. Sequential L-lactate concentration in hospitalized equine neonates: A prospective multicenter study. Equine Veterinary Journal. 2013, 45(S45):4-7.
  • Brower AI, Munson L, Radcliffe RW, Citino SB, Lackey LB, Van Winkle TJ, Stalis I, Terio KA, Summers BA, de Lahunta A. Leukoencephalomyelopathy of mature captive cheetahs and other large felids: A novel neurodegenerative disease that came and went? Vet Pathol. 2013 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Carpenter SK, Mateus-Pinilla N, Singh K, Lehner A, Satterthwaite-Phillips D, Rivera NS, Bluett RD, Novakofski J. Reevaluation of Organohalogenated Compounds in Illinois River otters. 2014. Ecotox and Environ Safety 100:99-104.
  • Cooper E, Anbalagan S, Klumper P, Scherba G, Simonson R and Hause BM. Mobuck virus genome sequence and phylogenetic analysis: Identification of a novel Orbivirus isolated from a white-tailed deer in Missouri, USA. 2014. Journal of General Virology. 2014. 95(1):110-6.
  • Das A, Srivarma S, Mularcyzk C, Meling D. Functional Investigations of Thromboxane Synthase (CYP5A1) in Lipid Bilayers of Nanodiscs, , 2014, ChemBioChem. DOI:10.1002/cbic.201300646.
  • Delaney MA, Singh K, Murphy CL, Solomon A, Nel A, Boy SC. Biochemical Immunohistochemical Characterization of Amyloid-Producing Odontogenic Tumors (APOT) in Three Cats Suggest Ameloblastic Origin. 2013. Vet Path 238-242.
  • Emerson JA, Whittington JK, Allender MC, Mitchell MA. Effects of ultraviolet radiation produced from artificial lights on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration in captive domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculi). Am J Vet Res. 2014;75:380-384.
  • Eubig PA, Noe TE, Floresco SB, Sable JJ, Schantz SL. Sex Differences in Response to Amphetamine in Adult Long-Evans Rats Performing a Delay-Discounting Task. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2014. 118:1-9.
  • Foreman JH, Ruemmler R.Efficacy of intramuscular meperidine hydrochloride versus placebo in experimental foot lameness in horses. Equine Veterinary Journal 2013;45, Supplement S45:48-53.
  • Gutierrez-Nibeyro SD, Santos MP, McKnightc AL, White II NA, Brown JA, Adams MN, Schaeffer DJ. Effects of intrabursal administration of botulinum toxin type b on lameness in horses with degenerative injury to the podotrochlear apparatus. Am J Vet Res (2014) 75 282-289.
  • Hodgson DR, Foreman JH. Comparative aspects of exercise physiology. In: DR Hodgson, KH McKeever, CM McGowan (eds). The Athletic Horse: Principles and Practice of Equine Sports Medicine, 2nd edition, 2013; 9-17.
  • Kong, HJ & Wong, JY. Materials for biological modulation, sensing and imaging. 2014. MRS Bulletin. 39:12-14.
  • Labelle AL, Psutka K, Collins SP, Hamor RE. Use of hydropulsion for the treatment of superficial corneal foreign bodies: 15 cases (1999-2013). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014 Feb 15;244(4):476-9. doi: 10.2460/javma.244.4.476.
  • Laws, MJ, Kannan A, Pawar S, Haschek WM, Bagchi MK, Bagchi IC. Dysregulated estrogen receptor signaling in the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis leads to ovarian epithelial tumorigenesis in mice. 2014. PLoS Genet 10(3): e1004230. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004230.
  • Lonsdorf E, Travis D, Ssuna R, Lantz E, Wilson M, Gamble K, Terio K, Leendertz F, Ehlers B, Keele B, Hahn B, Gillespie T, Pond J, Raphael J, Collins A. Field immobilization for treatment of an unknown illness in a wild chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at Gombe National Park, Tanzania: findings, challenges and lessons learned. Primates. 2014. 55:89-99.
  • McClenahan SD, Scherba G, Borst L, Fredrickson RL, Krause PR and Uhlenhaut C. Discovery of a bovine enterovirus in alpaca. 2014. PLoS One. 2014. 8(8):e6877. http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0068777
  • Meistrich ML, Hess RA. Assessment of Spermatogenesis Through Staging of Seminiferous Tubules. Methods Mol Biol, 927:299-307.
  • Montgomery KW, Labelle AL, Gemensky-Metzler AJ. Trans-corneal reduction of anterior lens luxation in dogs with lens instability: a retrospective study of 19 dogs (2010-2013). Vet Ophthalmol. 2014 Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/vop.12142. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Orlando B, McDougle D, Das A, Malkowski M. Cyclooxygenase-2 Catalysis and Inhibition in Lipid Bilayer Nanodiscs, , 2014, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 546, 33-40.
  • Oyama T, Sasgawa S, Takeda S, Hess RA, Lieberman PM, Cheng EH, Hsieh JJ. Cleavage of TFIIA by Taspase 1Activates TRF2-Specified Mammalian Male Germ Cell Programs, 2013, Dev Cell 27(2):188-200.
  • Ploog, C, Spade, J, Quandt, KM, Swinger, RL, Mitchell, MA. Comparison of lidocaine/bupivicaine infused Gelfoam® to lidocaine/bupivicaine retroulbar injections for post-operative analgesia following canine enucleations. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014; 244(1): 57-62.
  • Saalbach A, Klein C, Miller DJ, Hess R, Nowak RA. Basigin Null Mutant Male Mice are Sterile and Exhibit Impaired Interactions Between Germ Cells and Sertoli Cells. Bi J, Li Y, sun F, 2013, dev Biol 380(2):145-156.
  • Sander S, Whittington JK, Bennett A, Burgdorf-Moisuk A, Mitchell MA. Advancement flap as a novel treatment for a pododermatitis lesion in a red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis). J Avian Med Surg. 2013; 27:294-300.
  • Selmic LE, Burton JH, Thamm DH, Withrow SJ, Lana SE. Comparison of carboplatin and doxorubicin-based chemotherapy protocols in 470 dogs following amputation for treatment of appendicular osteosarcoma. J Vet Intern Med, 28: 554-563.
  • Shi Y, Zhang L, Song S, Teves ME, Li H, Wang Z, Hess RA, Jiang G, Zhang Z .The Mouse Transcription Factor-Like 5 Gene Encodes a Protein Localized in the Manchette and Centriole of the Elongating Spermatid.. 2013, Andrology 1(3): 431-439.
  • Shkumatov A, Baek K, Kong HJ. Matrix rigidity-modulated cardiovascular organoid formation from embryoid body. 2014. PLOS One (Accepted).
  • Smith, C & Kong, H.. Cross-linkable liposomes stabilize a magnetic resonance contrast-enhancing polymeric fastener. 2014. Langmuir (accepted).
  • Sun Y, Li D, Giri S, Prasanth SG, Yoo D. Differential host cell gene expression and the regulation of cell cycle progression by non-structural protein 11 of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. BioMed Res. Intl. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/ 430508
  • Taguchi AT, O’Malley PJ, Dikanov SA. Nuclear Hyperfine and Quadrupole Tensor Characterization of the Nitrogen Hydrogen Bond Donors to the Semiquinone of the QB Site in Bacterial Reaction Centers: A combined X- and S-Band (14, 15)N ESEEM and DFT Study. J Phys Chem B 2014 Feb 13:118(6): 1501-9.
  • Tan R, Singh K, Sandman K. Cutaneous hemangiosarcoma induced by a foreign body (steel staple) in a cat. 2013. Can. Vet Jour 377-380.
  • Tan RM, Kuang Z, Hao Y, Lau GW. Type IV Pilus of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Confers Resistance to Antimicrobial Activities of the Pulmonary Surfactant Protein-A. 2014. J Innate Immun 6:227-39.
  • Turner PV, Haschek WM, Bolon B, Diegel K, Hayes A, McEwen B, Sargeant AM, Scudamore CL, Stalker M, Beust BV, Wancket LM. Commentary: The Role of the Toxicologic Pathologist in Academia. 2014. Vet. Pathol. [Epub 2014 Feb 19] PMID: 24554401.
  • Walling BE, Lau GW. Perturbation of pulmonary immune functions by carbon nanotubes and susceptibility to microbial infection. 2014. J Microbiol 52: 227-234.
  • Walther, FM, Paul, AJ, Allan, MJ, Roepke, RKA, and Nuernberger, MC. Safety of fluralaner, a novel systemic antiparasitic drug, in MDR1(-/-) Collies after oral administration. 2014. Parasites & Vectors 7:86. http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/7/1/86
  • Wormser C, Phillips H, Aronson LR.  Retroperitoneal fibrosis in feline renal transplant recipients: 29 cases (1998-2011).  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2013, 243 (11); 1580-1585.
  • Zhuang T, Hess RA, Kolla V, Higashi M, Raabe TD, Brodeur GM. CHD5 is Required For Spermiogenesis and Chromatin Condensation. 2014, Mech Dev 131:35-46.

Presentations

  • Allender MC, Epidemiology of Ophidiomyces in Free-Ranking Snakes in Tennessee, The Wildlife Society Regional Meeting, March 2014, Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN.  Invited lecture.
  • Allender MC, In the Age of Ranavirus: Integrating Health into an Existing Field Project, Regional Box Turtle Meeting, March 2014, East Lansing, IL.  Invited lecture.
  • Allender MC, Phillips CA, The Power of Collaboration: Integrating Biology, Natural History, and Wildlife Health for Conservation, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Brown Bag Series, January 2014, Springfield, IL.  Invited lecture.
  • Allender MC. Collaborating to Go Beyond Disease Outbreaks to Assess Wellness of Wildlife, Illinois Natural History Survey Seminar Series, February 2014, Champaign, Ill.  Invited lecture.
  • Austin S. “Bandaging Techniques for The Horse,” Illinois Horse Fair, Springfield, Ill., March 8, 2014
  • Austin S. “Does Your Horse have Metabolic Syndrome?” Illinois Horse Fair, Springfield, Ill., March 8, 2014
  • Austin S. “How to Keep a Horse Happy and Healthy,” Illinois Horse Fair, Springfield, Ill., March 8, 2014
  • Austin S. “Keeping Your Horse Healthy,” University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Horseman’s Day, Urbana, Ill., February 1, 2014.
  • Biehl M, “Poisons and Toxins in Your Horse’s Environment”, Illinois Horse Fair, March 7, 2014, Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Ill..
  • Carpenter SK, Singh K, Lehner A, Satterthwaite-Phillips D, Bluett RD, Rivera NA, Novakofski JE, Mateus-Pinilla NE.  Organohalogenated compounds in Illinois River otters.  CVM Research Day, April 19, 2013.
  • Das A, McDougle D, Meling D, Kambalyal A. Elucidating the Molecular Interactins of Dietary Lipids and Endocannbinoids with CYP2J2 Epoxygenase-Nanodiscs, the 15th International Winter Eicosanoid Conference, March 12-14, 2014, Washington DC.
  • Das A, Recombinant Expression of Pharmacologically Relevant Membrane Proteins in Bacteria for Biosynthesis of Drugs, Manus Biosynthesis, 2014, Boston, Mass.
  • DeFrancisco A, Singh K.  Systemic Rhodococcus sp. infection in a goat.  32nd Annual MAVP Meeting, Peoria, Ill., August 8-9, 2013.
  • Eberly J, Singh K.  Cutaneous phaeohyphomycosis by Bipolaris sp in a horse.  32nd Annual MAVP Meeting, Peoria, Ill., August 8-9, 2013.
  • Firkins LD.  Accelerating the Development of Human Capital.  136th PennAg Annual Meeting, Lancaster, PA, March 26, 2014.
  • Firkins LD.  Accelerating The Power of Inclusion and Influence.  DVM Dairy Owner/Manager Networking Meeting, Naperville, Ill., March 20, 2014.
  • Firkins LD.  Creating Synergies.  DVM Dairy Owner/Manager Networking Meeting, Naperville, Ill., March 20, 2014.
  • Firkins LD.  Managing Generational Expectations.  136th PennAg Annual Meeting, Lancaster, Penn., March 26, 2014.
  • Foreman J. Efficacy of intramuscular meperidine hydrochloride versus placebo in experimental foot lameness in horses. 59th Annl Conv Am Assoc Equine Pract, Nashville, Tennessee, December 8, 2013.
  • Garrett L.  Core Communication Skills with Gender and Generational Considerations, Presentation to Veterinary Leadership Circle, March 22, 2014, Cancun Mexico
  • Hamor R. “Ophthalmology” seven hours of continuing education to the Eastern Illinois Veterinary Medical Association, March 27, 2014
  • Herrmann J. “Is there room for One Health in the Veterinary Medicine Curriculum?” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, Arlington, VA. March 15, 2014
  • Herrmann J. “One Community, One Medicine, One Health. Uniting Humana and Animal Health.” Carle Foundation CME series sponsored by Carle Foundation, the Center for One Health Illinois and Champaign Urbana Public Health District. February 20, 2014.
  • Herrmann J. “The Public Engagement Side of One Health” Annual Meeting of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, Arlington, VA. March 14, 2014
  • Hess R, “Abnormalities and Toxicity in the Head of the Epididymis: Effects on Testis and Epididymis Sperm,” Brazilian congress of Animal Reproduction, June 5-7, 2013, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
  • Hu W, Rund LA,Rodrigues FM, Liang Y, Collares T, Seixas FK, Singh K, Counter CM, Schook IB.  An Inducible Transgenic Porcine Model for Human Cancer.  Transgenic Animal Research Conference IX, 2013.
  • Kong HJ.  Nanosoft materials for vascular imaging and treatments.  A*STAR Singapore, February, 2014.
  • Kong HJ.  Nanosoft materials for vascular imaging and treatments.  Mayo Clinic, January, 2014.
  • McKiernan B. Canine Rhinitis: Diagnosis and Treatment, the 7th Leipziger Tierärztekongress, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany, January 2014.
  • McKiernan B. Challenging Tracheobronchial Cases, the 7th Leipziger Tierärztekongress, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany, January, 2014.
  • McKiernan B.  Full day workshop entitled Respiratory Endoscopy in collaboration with Professor Dr. Gerhard Oechtering, Invited speaker at Ear Nose and Throat Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany, January, 2014.
  • McKiernan B. Respiratory Diagnostics, Seminar to house officers and faculty, Invited speaker at Ear Nose and Throat Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany, January, 2014
  • McKiernan B. Strategies for Difficult Respiratory Tract Infections, Invited Speaker at the Bayer Infectious Disease Symposium, 99th Western States Veterinary Conference.
  • McKiernan B, Update on the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Mississippi Valley Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting, Peoria, Ill. March, 2014
  • Miller SP, Ramirez A, Singh K, Knoernschild P, Rosey E.  Mycoplasma hyosynoviae A Case Study: Quantitative Assessment of incidence and severity across time alongside a diagnostic monitoring plan and intervention.  Leman Conference, 2013.
  • Miller GY.  Vaccinology Considerations for Foot and Mouth Disease Preparedness and Response.  Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.  Washington DC, January 14, 2014.
  • Miller GY.  Executive-level course on Tropical Epidemiology to the MPH students and a group of other interested faculty and staff at the Health Sciences campus of Njala University in Bo, Sierra Leone, April 2014.
  • Royston SE,  Kondilis AG, Lord SV, Yasui N, Katzenellenbogen JA, Mahoney MM. “The activational mechanisms underlying the impact of estrogen on the formation and expression of circadian rhythms in mice.” Society for Neuroscience 43rd Annual Meeting. October 2013. San Diego, Cal.
  • Rund LA, Collares T, Seixas FK, Hu W, Rodrigues FM, Liang Y, Singh K, Counter CM, Schook IB.  Development of an Inducible Transgenic Onco-Pig Model.  Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Shanghai, China, October 28-29, 2013.
  • Stern AW.  Veterinary Forensic Science: What Happened to my Pet?  2014 SIVMA Winter Meeting, Effingham, Ill.
  • Wilkins P.  “Colic and gastric ulceration.” Societa Italiana Veterinari per Equina Congress (SIVE), Italian Equine Veterinary Meeting, February 6-10, 2014, Milan, Italy.
  • Wilkins P.  “Premature onset lactation: three major causes and how to manage each.” Societa Italiana Veterinari per Equina Congress (SIVE), Italian Equine Veterinary Meeting, February 6-10, 2014, Milan, Italy.
  • Wilkins P.  “Prognostic indicators for survival of critically in neonatal foals.” Societa Italiana Veterinari per Equina Congress (SIVE), Italian Equine Veterinary Meeting, February 6-10, 2014, Milan, Italy.
  • Wilkins P.  “Renal disease and uroabdomen.” Societa Italiana Veterinari per Equina Congress (SIVE), Italian Equine Veterinary Meeting, February 6-10, 2014, Milan, Italy.
  • Wilkins P.  “The high risk pregnancy: causes and therapies.” Societa Italiana Veterinari per Equina Congress (SIVE), Italian Equine Veterinary Meeting, February 6-10, 2014, Milan, Italy.
  • Wilkins P.  “What can a coordinated dystocia management plan do for you and your clients?” Societa Italiana Veterinari per Equina Congress (SIVE), Italian Equine Veterinary Meeting, February 6-10, 2014, Milan, Italy.
  • Woodburn D, Singh K.  Gross and histologic lesions associated with accidental intra-arterial xylazine administration in a reindeer (Rangifer tarandus).  ACVP and ASVCP Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, November 16-20, 2013.
  • Yoo D.  Uncovering the mystery disease of swine: Interplay between PRRS virus and host innate immunity.  2014.1.23.  College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, Invited seminar.

Professional Recognitions/Awards

  • Hague D, Elected President-Elect Eastern Illinois Veterinary Medical Association (EIVMA), January, 2014.
  • Herrmann J, Recipient of the Senator John Melcher Public Policy Award, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, Arlington, Va. March 15, 2014.
  • Hess R, 2013, Distinguished Service Award, the American Society of Andrology.
  • Lau G, Grant Review Panel Committee Member, American Lung Association, Senior Research Fellowship and Predoctoral Applications.
  • Lowe J, Letter of appreciation from the Deputy Director of the USDA Institute of Bioenergy, Climate and Environment for serving on the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Small Business Innovation Research, SBIR 8.3 Animal Production & Protection Panel.
  • Merema E, Recipient of Dr. Beryl D. and Renee Mell Faculty Award.
  • Mitchell M, Vet Practice News: 14 Veterinarians to watch in 2014; January 2014.
  • Whittington JK, National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association’s Significant Achievement Award recipient for 2014.  The award is given to an individual who has made a major contribution to the field of wildlife rehabilitation within the last two years.