Scholarly Activity Report: January 2014

Jan 15, 2014 / Scholarly Activity

Below is a sampling of faculty activity, including grants funded, publications, scholarly presentations, and honors or awards, for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Grants Funded | Publications | Presentations | Professional Recognitions/Awards

 


Grants Funded

  • Das A, $19,000, Research Board Grant: Mechanisms of Membrane Bound Metalloenzymes in Eicosanoid Biosynthesis.
  • Das A, (PI), Zelasko (co-PI) $4000, American Heart Association Summer Grant.
  • Das A, (co-PI), Periyannan (PI), $7500, EIU/PIF grant Incorporation of a Bacterial Transporter Protein into Liposomes as a First Step towards Solar Energy Conversion.
  • Fischer BL (PI), Aldridge BM, Dirikolu L, Mitchell MA, Lowe JF, Bichi E, $14,326, Pharmacokinetics of OroCAM transmucosal spray in piglets, USDA Hatch Funds, 12/01/13-9/30/14.
  • Fischer BL, (project leader), Aldridge B, Lowe J, Dirikolu L., Mitchell M, $18,000, USDA-HATCH, Pharmacokinetic evaluation of OroCAM™ (meloxicam) transmucosal oral spray following oral and rectal mucosal administration in piglets.
  • French D, Po E, Wilkins P, Aldridge B, Austin S, Lascola K, $15,802 Hatch Grant, The Effects of Equine Plasma Transfusion on Markers of Inflammation in Neonatal Foals, Section 1433 AHD.
  • French DD. et al., $6,000, The Impact of Nuisance Flies on Growing Dairy Heifers: Multistate Research Fund Allocations SDC 355. November 2013.
  • Gutierrez-Nibeyro SD (PI), Santos MP, Wagoner Johnson AJ, Horn GP, Schaeffer DJ, $1,840, In-vitro mechanical evaluation of the equine laryngeal tie-forward. Arthrex, 2012-2013.
  • Gutierrez-Nibeyro SD (PI), Santos MP, Wagoner Johnson AJ, Horn GP, Schaeffer DJ, $4,774, In-vitro mechanical evaluation of the equine laryngeal tie-forward. Illinois Equine Industry Research and Promotion Board, 2013-2014.
  • Hoyer LL, $59,022, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Summer Training in Translational Biomedical Research.
  • Hoyer LL, $15,000, Merial, 2014 Merial Veterinary Scholars Program.
  • Johnson YJ (PI), Nadler Y, Myint MS, Field G, Herrmann JA, Miller GY, Ruiz M, $143,000, USDA APHIS, Animal Emergency Management Exercises, Zoo Ready US: National Emergency Preparedness and Functional Exercises of FAD Outbreak Response in Zoos and Aquariums, Grant period: Sept 2013 – August 2014.
  • Johnson YJ (PI), Nadler Y, Myint MS, Field G, Herrmann JA, Miller GY, Ruiz M, $81,469, Department of Homeland Security Flow-through Funds to Illinois Department of Public Health. Building the Capacity of Illinois’ Food Safety System to Protect Public Health in an Emergency Response Project Research Strategy, Project Period: November 2013-November 2014.
  • Kuhlenschmidt MS, $100,000. Grand Challenges Explorations Grant, A Continuous in vitro Culture System for Cryptosporidium.
  • Maddox CW, $33,913, USDA NIFA FY2014 Hatch program, Role of M-protein in protection and virulence of Streptococcus equi subsp. equi.
  • Rock DL, $100,000, Grand Challenges Explorations Grant, One-Dose Vaccine That Prevents Viral Disease in Perpetuity.

 

Publications

  • Almeida JS, Liu Y, Song M, Lee JJ, Gaskins HR, Maddox CW, Osuna O and Pettigrew JE. Escherichia coli challenge and one type of smectite alter intestinal barrier of pigs. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. Accepted December 5, 2013, MS #: 1136186758103935.
  • Austin SM. Assessment of the equine neonate in ambulatory practice. Equine Veterinary Education 25(11), 585-589.
  • Awobode HO, Paul AJ, Sengoku-Graham H, Clem RW, Mateus-Pinilla NE and McAllister MM. (2013). Serial monoxenous transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in cats. Journal of Parasitology, 99(6), 1122-1124. doi: 10.1645/13-280.1.
  • Botham, RC, Fan, TM, Im, I, Borst, LB, Dirikolu, L, Hergenrother, PJ. “Dual Small-Molecule Targeting of Procaspase-3 Dramatically Enhances Zymogen Activation and Anticancer Activity.” J Am Chem Soc., 2014 Jan 2.
  • Brewer K, Dirikolu L, Hughes CG, Tobin T,  “Scopolamine in racing horses: Trace identifications associated with dietary or environmental exposure.” Vet J. 14-DEC-2013 DOI information: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.12.013.
  • Chan, CM, Ridgway MD, Mitchell MA, Maddox CW. Association between Mycoplasma-specific polymerase chain reaction assay results and oral bacterial contamination of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid samples from dogs with respiratory tract disease: 121 cases (205-2012). J. Amer. Vet. Med. Assoc. Dec. 2013 243(11):1573-1579.
  • Clark M, Thomaseth K, Dirikolu L, Ferguson DC, Hoenig M. “Effects of pioglitazone on insulin sensitivity and serum lipids in obese, insulin-resistant cats.” JVIM, 2013, in press.
  • Collins SP, Matheson JS, Hamor RE, Mitchell MA, Labelle AL, O’Brien RT.  Comparison of the diagnostic quality of computed tomography images of normal ocular and orbital structures acquired with and without the use of general anesthesia in the cat. Vet Ophthalmol. 2013 Sep;16(5):352-8.
  • Das A, Srivarma S, Mularcyzk C, Meling D. “Self-Assembly of Thromboxane Synthase in Lipid Bilayers of Nanodiscs for Functional Studies”, 2013, ChemBioChem. Accepted.
  • Dirikolu L, Foreman JH, Tobin T.  Current therapeutic approaches to equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2013;242:482-491.
  • Dumas SE, Grandys TM, Stern AW, Garrett EF, Ridgway MD.  Primary hyperparathyroidism with chronic renal failure in a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig (Sus scrofa). Vet Quart. 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01652176.2013.864429.
  • Eberly J, Hague D, Singh K, Lezmi S. Path. in Pract. Necrotizing Leukoencephalitis in a Yorkshire Terrier. JAVMA, 2013.
  • Elhanafy MM, French DD,  Braun U. Understanding Jejunal Hemorrhage Syndrome. 2013 J Am Vet Med Assoc. 243(3):352-358.
  • 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.
  • Hicks JA, Yoo D, Liu HC. 2013. Characterization of changes in microRNA expression and function in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV)-infected macrophages. PLoS One 10.1371/journal.pone.0082054.
  • 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.
  • Kubai MA, Labelle AL, Hamor RE, Mutti DO, Famula TR, Murphy CJ. Heritability of lenticular myopia in english springer spaniels. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Nov 8;54(12):7324-8. doi: 10.1167/iovs.12-10993.
  • Lascola KM, O’Brien RT, Wilkins PA, Clark-Price SC, Hartman SK, Mitchell MA. Qualitative and quantitative interpretation of computed tomography of the lungs in healthy neonatal foals. Am J Vet Res. 2013 Sep;74(9):1239-46
  • Liu Y, Song M, Che TM, Bravo D, Maddox CM, Pettigrew JE.  Effects of capsicum oleoresin, garlic botanical, and turmeric oleoresin on gene expression profile of ileal mucosa in weaned pigs. Journal of Animal Science. Accepted August 14, 2013. MS #: E-2012-6194.R2.
  • McDougle D, Palaria,A, Magnetta E, Meling D, Das A. “Functional Studies of N-terminally modified  CYP2J2 epoxygenase in model lipid bilayers”, 2013, Protein Science, 22, 964–979.
  • McGovern KF, Lascola KM, Smith SA, Clark-Price SC, Wilkins PA, Schaeffer DJ, Foreman JH.  The effects of hyperglycemia and endotoxemia on coagulation parameters in healthy adult horses. J Vet Intern Med 2013;27:347-353.
  • Mayer J, Wagner R, Mitchell MA, Fecteau K. Use of recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone for thyrotropin stimulation testing in euthyroid ferrets., J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Nov 15;243(10):1432-5
  • Miller GY.  Current Vaccinology Considerations In North American Foreign Animal Disease Events – Implications For Foot-And-Mouth Disease (FMD) Preparedness And Response.  Proceedings of the 117th Annual meeting of the USAHA, San Diego, CA, October 17-23, 2013 5 pages.
  • Mitchell MA, Walden MR. Chrysosporium anamorph Nannizziopsis vriesii: an emerging fungal pathogen of captive and wild reptiles. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2013 Sep;16(3):659-68.
  • Orlando B, McDougle D, Das A,  Malkowski M. “Role of membranes in modulating the activity and conformation of cyclooxygenase-2” 2013 Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Accepted.
  • Santoro D,  Maddox C. Canine antimicrobial peptides are effective against resistant bacteria and yeasts. Vet Dermatol. 2013 Nov 12. doi: 10.1111/vde.12091. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:24215268.
  • Shi M, Lemey P, Brar MS, Suchard MA, Murtaugh MP, Carman S, D’Allaire S, Delisle B, Lambert M, Gagnon CA, Ge L, Yoo D, Holmes EC, Leung FC. 2013. The spread of type 2 porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in North America: a phylogeographic approach. Virology 447:146-154. (highlighted article: This article has been chosen and featured as a Virology Highlight: http://www.virologyhighlights.com/?p=158)
  • Sieklucki U, Oh S-H, Hoyer LL. Frequent isolation of Arthroderma benhamiae from dogs with dermatophytosis. Vet Dermatol. 2013. doi: 10.1111/vde.12095.
  • Stern AW. 2013. Clinical Snapshot: fluid dripping from the prepuce of a paint horse.  Compendium: Continuing Education for Veterinarians. 35(8):E5.
  • Strakovsky R, Lezmi S, Flaws J, Pan Y, Helferich W. Genistein exposure during the early postnatal period favors the development of obesity in female, but not male rats. Tox Sci, 2013.
  • Tan RM, Stern AW, White AG, Campbell KL, Novak K. Pathology in practice. Calcinosis cutis. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Aug 1;243(3):347-9. doi: 10.2460/javma.243.3.347.
  • Tobin T, Dirikolu L, Brewer K, Hughes CG. “A clinician’s guide to factors affecting withdrawal times for equine therapeutic medications.” Vet J. 2013 Nov; 198(2):313-21. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.07.002. Epub 2013 Aug 6.
  • Voie KL, Lucas BE, Schaeffer D, Kim D, Campbell KL, Lavergne SN. The effect of ‘allergenic’ and ‘nonallergenic’ antibiotics on dog keratinocyte viability in vitro. Vet Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 24(5):501-e119. doi: 10.1111/vde.12060.
  • Wu S, Divall S, Nwaopara A, Radovick S, Wondisford F, Ko C, Wolfe A. Obesity induced infertility and hyperandrogenism are corrected by deletion of the insulin receptor in the ovarian theca cell. Diabetes, December 2013.
  • Zelasko S, Palaria A, and Das,A. “Optimizations to achieve high-level expression of cytochrome P450 proteins using Escherichia coli expression systems” 2013, Protein Expression and Purification, 92, 77–87.
  • Zimmerman DM, Mitchell MA, Perry BH. Collection and characterization of semen from green iguanas (Iguana iguana). Am J Vet Res. 2013 Dec;74(12):1536-41.

 

Presentations

  • Bergstrom BE, Labelle AL, Myrna KE, Pyde ME, Hamor RE. Prevalence of ophthalmic disease in blue-eyed horses. 44th Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, November 4-9, 2013, Puerto Rico (Poster)
  • Cacioppo JA,  Lin P, Gal A, Koo YB, Ko C. “Edn2-iCre transgenic mouse shows strong heterogeneous expression in the ovary, oviduct, and uterus,” Illinois Symposium for Reproductive Science, October 13-14, 2013, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (Poster).
  • Cacioppo JA,  Lin P, Gal A, Koo YB, Ko C. “Generation of Edn2-iCre transgenic mice,” International Conference on Endothelin, September 8-12, 2013, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus, Tokyo, Japan (Poster).
  • Cacioppo JA,  Lin P, Gal A, Ko C. “Changes in ovarian constriction by Endothelin-2/receptor system in the feline ovary,” International Conference on Endothelin, September 8-12, 2013, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus, Tokyo, Japan (Poster).
  • Collins SP, Labelle AL, Driskell EA, Hamor RE.  Bilateral corneal sequestrum in a horse treated with superficial keratectomy. 44th Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, November 4-9, 2013, Puerto Rico (Poster).
  • Das A, Invited Lecture, “Recombinant Expression of Pharmacologically Relevant Membrane Proteins in bacteria for biosynthesis of drugs”, 2013, Manus Biosynthesis, Boston.
  • Das A, Invited Lecture, “CYP2J2 epoxygenase – a cardiotoxic drug target”, American Chemical Society, Division of Chemical Toxicology, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Das A, Invited Lecture “Elucidating the structure and function of membrane proteins using Nanotechnology” NIH (NICHD) – Structural and Chemical Biology of Membrane Proteins, 2013, Bethesda, Washington, DC.
  • Das A, Invited Lecture “Elucidation of the function of membrane proteins using lipid bilayers Nanodiscs”, 2013, Eastern Illinois University.
  • Das A, Invited Lecture, Moog Lecture Series, “Elucidating the Function of Membrane Proteins using Phospholipid Bilayer Nanodiscs”, 2013, Woodward Hauptmann Center and SUNY Buffalo. http://www.bioinformatics.buffalo.edu/src/cmsfiles/brochures/HWI_Seminar_2012.pdf
  • DeBaene K, Nadler Y, Herrmann JA, Johnson-Walker Y, Ruiz M, Sorley E, Martin, BT.  poster presentation at the 94th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases on December 8-10, 2013, Chicago, IL.
  • Demeter Z, Hague D, Coleman D, Rando H, Hekman J, Johnson J, Kukekova A, Lezmi S. Congenital spongiform leukodystrophy in two female littermate German shepherd puppies. American College of Veterinary Pathology Annual Meeting. Montréal, Canada, 2013.
  • Disney JL, Labelle AL, Mitchell MA,  Hamor RE. Nasolacrimal transit time of fluorescein sodium solution in normal horses. 44th Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, November 4-9, 2013, Puerto Rico (Abstract)
  • Fischer B. Anesthetizing the “Healthy” Patient, CanWest Veterinary Conference 2013, Alberta Association of Animal Health Technologists, October 19, 2013, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
  • Foreman JH. 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.
  • Foreman JH. Invited facilitator. Medical pain management. Table Topic. 59th Annl Conv Am Assoc Equine Pract, Nashville, Tennessee, December 10, 2013.
  • Gal A, Cacioppo JA, Lin P, Ko C. Hyperandrogenemia and the progesterone receptor expression and function in kisspeptin neurons. 5th Annual Illinois Symposium on Reproductive Science (ISRS) 2013, Carbondale, IL (platform presentation).
  • Han M, Kim C, Sun Y, Kim D, Rowlandnd RR, Fang Y, Yoo D. 2013. Biogenesis of non-structural protein 1 of arteriviruses and their role in host innate immunity. North American PRRS Symposium. Chicago, IL, Dec 7-8.
  • Han M, Kim C, Sun Y, Kim D, Rowland RR, Fang Y, Yoo D. 2013. Non-structural protein 1-mediated interferon modulation as a common strategy for porcine, equine, murine, and simian arteriviruses. 94th CRWAD, Chicago, IL, Dec. 8-10.
  • Johnson YJ (presenter), Nadler Y, Myint MS, Herrmann JA, Field E, Miller GY, Ruiz M, Ernst M, Briscoe J, Olson S.  Development and implementation of an internet-based avian influenza response exercise for zoological personnel. 94th Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases.  Abstract O21 December 8-10, 2013.
  • Kim, C, Han, M, Yoo, D. 2013. Genetic characterization of the Urbana strain of lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus and comparative analyses with other member viruses in the family Arteriviridae. 94th CRWAD, Chicago, IL, Dec. 8-10.
  • Labelle AL,  Psutka K, Collins SP, Hamor RE. Saline hydropulsion for the removal of superficial corneal foreign bodies. 44th Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, November 4-9, 2013, Puerto Rico (Abstract).
  • Lezmi S, Saint-Macary G, Pino M, Sallez V, Thévenard F, Rokh N, Roome N, Rosolen S. Chloroquine causes similar electroretinogram modifications, neuronal phospholipidosis and marked impairment of synaptic vesicle transport in albino and pigmented rats. ACVP Annual Meeting. Montréal, Canada, 2013.
  • McKiernan B. Respiratory Medicine (6 hrs), presented at Chicago VMA, October 9, 2013, Chicago, IL.
  • Maddox CW.  Meeting Increasing Demands upon Veterinary Diagnostic Services. A.L. Bortree Lecture (Invited Lecture ) Penn State University, University Park, PA. September 11, 2013.
  • Maddox CW. Organized and moderated, AAVLD Mini‐Symposium on Actinomyces. AAVLD National Meeting, San Diego, CA. Friday, October 18, 2013.
  • Miller GY. “Current Vaccinology Considerations In North American Foreign Animal Disease Events – Implications For Foot-And-Mouth Disease (FMD) Preparedness And Response”. USAHA, Committee on Animal Emergency Management, San Diego, CA, October 19, 2013.
  • 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.  44th Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, November 4-9, 2013, Puerto Rico (Abstract).
  • Portela R, Pondenis H, Fan T, Lezmi S, Wypij J. Investigation of the Beta 2 Adrenergic Receptor pathway in canine hemangiosarcoma. Veterinary Cancer Society Annual Meeting, St. Louis, USA, 2013.
  • Stern AW. Veterinary Anesthetic-Related Deaths. ASPCA The Cutting Edge Annual Meeting, September 2013, Manhattan NY.
  • Stern AW. Veterinary Forensic Investigations and Forensic Science. University of Illinois China Executive Leadership Program, September 2013, Urbana IL.
  • Yoo D. 2013. Type I interferon response during PRRS infection. North American PRRS Symposium. Chicago, IL, Dec 7-8.

 

Professional Recognitions/Awards

  • Cacioppo J, August 2013, Travel Grant Award, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Cacioppo J, September 2013, Young Investigator Award, The Thirteenth International Conference on Endothelin, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo.
  • Das A, 2013, Moog Lecturer at Hauptmann Woodward Center.
  • Das A, 2013, American Chemical Society Travel Award.
  • Das A, 2013, Pew Scholar’s Award Nominee (One person from the UIUC campus).
  • Das A, 2013, Best poster award to our poster at the 13th International Conference of Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation and related diseases.
  • Demeter Z, November 16-20, 2013, First Place in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists Young Investigator Award in Diagnostic Pathology poster competition, ACVP/ASVCP 2013 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Gal A, 2013, The Best Oral Presentation Award, The 5th Annual Illinois Symposium on Reproductive Science (ISRS), Carbondale, IL
  • Han M, December 8-10, 2013, won the overall student award from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists for his oral presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) in Chicago.
  • Haschek-Hock WM. October 12, 2013, 2013 SUGUNA Jim Wolfensohn Award,  Sydney University Graduates Union North America, “for a person who has made significant contributions for the betterment of society and his,  or her, profession, business, academia.”
  • Maddox CM, Promotion to Full Professor with tenure – August 15, 2013.
  • Mularcyzk C, 2013, High Distinction Thesis Award (student award)
  • Paul AJ, Elected to Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice and the Veterinary Medicine Academy as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow, National Academies of Practice, October 2013.
  • Wycislo KL, November 16-20, 2013, 2013 Charles Louis Davis, D.V.M. Foundation Student Scholarship Award, ACVP/ASVCP 2013 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Zelasko, S, 2013, American Heart Fellowship (student award).
  • Zelasko, S, 2013, MCB Summer Fellowship Awarded (student award).
  • Zuckermann F. His company was featured in UIUC OTM’s Fiscal 2013 Annual Report: http://otm.illinois.edu/node/5173
  • Zuckermann F. – was a featured faculty speaker giving a presentation at the UIUC Office of Technology Management Share the Vision 2013 event on October 10, 2013 at the I-Hotel & Conference Center, section: “Life Sciences: Enabling Systems”, presentation: Innovation in Vaccine Development. http://otm.illinois.edu/node/5096