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Vimr, Eric R

Professor Emeritus, Pathobiology

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College of Veterinary Medicine
2001 South Lincoln Avenue
2435 Vet Med Basic Sciences Bldg.
Urbana, IL  61801


  • PhD, Case Western Reserve University
  • Postdoctoral, University of California-Davis
  • MS, Kent State University


  • Regulation of the Poly Sialic Acid Virulence Factor (Role: PI)
  • Infection Biology Training Grant (Role: Co-PI)

Selected Publications

  • Steenbergen Susan M; Jirik Jamie L; Vimr Eric R, YjhS (NanS) is required for Escherichia coli to grow on 9-O-acetylated N-acetylneuraminic acid. Journal of bacteriology 2009;191(22):7134-9, 2009
  • Vimr Eric R; Steenbergen Susan M, Early molecular-recognition events in the synthesis and export of group 2 capsular polysaccharides, Microbiology (Reading, England) 2009;155(Pt 1):9-15, 2009
  • Steenbergen Susan M; Vimr Eric R, Biosynthesis of the Escherichia coli K1 group 2 polysialic acid capsule occurs within a protected cytoplasmic compartment, Molecular microbiology 2008;68(5):1252-67, 2008
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