Organization profile

Organization profile

Disease-causing microorganisms that find their way into feeds and foods or farms and homes can pose a threat to the health of the animal and human hosts. The Host - Pathogen Interface research cluster seeks to uncover both the common and unique ways that micro-organisms act to gain entry and produce disease in their hosts, and understand how protective barriers and defense mechanisms in animal tissues and cells work to combat bacterial, viral, and parasitic infectious agents. Through their discoveries, our investigators develop innovative approaches to prevent or ameliorate outbreaks of infectious diseases in humans, companion animals, and livestock.

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Lawsonia Bacteria Medicine & Life Sciences
Swine Medicine & Life Sciences
Lawsonia intracellularis Agriculture & Biology
Enteritis Medicine & Life Sciences
swine Agriculture & Biology
enteritis Agriculture & Biology
Chickens Medicine & Life Sciences
digestive system diseases Agriculture & Biology

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Projects 1998 2022

BELIEVE

Skinner, P. J.

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

7/1/176/30/18

Project: Research project

Immunity
Lassa Fever
Lassa virus
Virulence
plasma protein Z

Research Output 1978 2017

5 Citations

A New Combination of a Pleuromutilin Derivative and Doxycycline for Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii

Siricilla, S., Mitachi, K., Yang, J., Eslamimehr, S., Lemieux, M. R., Meibohm, B., Ji, Y. & Kurosu, M. Apr 13 2017 In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 60, 7, p. 2869-2878 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acinetobacter baumannii
Doxycycline
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Colistin
Tobramycin

Draft Genome Sequences of Biofilm-Forming and Non-Biofilm-Forming Nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica Serovars.

Shetty, D., Grigoryan, A. A., Alshalchi, S., Withana Gamage, N., Roy, J., Lawrence, J. R., Vidovic, S. & Korber, D. Sep 28 2017 In : Genome Announcements. 5, 39, PMID: 28963222

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Salmonella enterica
Biofilms
Salmonella
Genome
Serogroup
2 Citations

Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

Rahe, M. C. & Murtaugh, M. P. Apr 1 2017 In : Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 186, p. 15-18 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome virus
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Humoral Immunity
humoral immunity
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome