Research Products 2011

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works.
Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)


Books/Book Chapters

  1. Baker WS, Gray GC. Swine Influenza Virus Infections in Man. In: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. Richt J and Webby R. Eds. Swine Influenza, Springer, in press 2011.
  2. Kane AS and Brooks R. Field identification guide for common inshore fishes caught along the northern Gulf of Mexico. APL Press, Gainesville, FL. 2011.
  3. Lednicky JA and Butel JS.  Polyomavirus, Polyomaviridae, pp. 1402-1409. In: Tidona, C.A. and Darai, G. (eds.). The Springer Index of Viruses.Springer-Verlag, Berlin. 2011.
  4. Okech BA. Mwandawiro CS Malaria, Bilharzia and Geo-helminth Transmission in Kenya: Environmental Determinants. In: Nriagu JO (ed.) Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, volume 3, pp. 568–576 Burlington: Elsevier 2011.


Journal Articles

  1. Ali A, Yuansha C, Johnson JA, Redden E, Mayette Y, Rashid MH , Stine OC, and Morris JG Jr. Recent clonal Origin of Vibrio cholerae in Haiti. Emerg Infect. Dis. 2011; 17:699-701.
  2. Davis MK, Kamel F, Hoppin JA, Alavanja MC, Freeman LB, Gray GC, Nelson K, Silbergeld EK  Neurologic symptoms associated with raising poultry and swine among participants in the Agricultural Health Study, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2011; 53:190-5.
  3. Ellis AM, Garcia AJ, Focks DA, Morrison AC, and Scott TW. Parameterization and Sensitivity Analysis of a Complex Simulation Model for Mosquito Population Dynamics, Dengue Transmission, and Their Control. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2011; 85:257-264.
  4. Gray GC, Baker WS. The Problem with Pigs: It’s Not about Bacon. Clin Infect Diseases. 2011; 52:19–22
  5. Gray GC, Ferguson DD, Lowther PE, Heil GL, Friary JA . A National Study of US Bird Banders for Evidence of Avian Influenza Virus Infections. J Clin Virology. 2011; 51:132–135
  6. Hamer GL, Kelly PH, Focks DA, Goldberg TL, Walker ED. Evaluation of a Novel Emergence Trap to Study Culex Mosquitoes in Urban Catch Basins. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 2011; 27:142-147.
  7. Hamilton, SB, Wyatt DE, Wahlgren BT, O’Dowd MK, Morrissey JM, Daniels DE, and Lednicky JA. Higher titers of some H5N1 and recent human H1N1 and H3N2 influenza viruses in Mv1 Lu vs. MDCK cells. Virol. J. 2011; 8:e66.
  8. Kane AS and Brooks R. Field identification guide for common inshore fishes caught along the northern Gulf of Mexico. APL Press, Gainesville, FL 2011.
  9. Khuntirat BP, Yoon I, Blair PJ,  Kreuger WS, Chittagarnpitch M, Putnam SD, Gibbons RV, Pattamadilok S, Sawanpanyalert P, Heil GL, Friary JA , Capuano AW, and Gray GC. Evidence for Subclinical Avian Influenza Virus Infections among Rural Thai Villagers Clin Infect Dis. 2011; 53: e107-e116.
  10. Leibler JH, Silbergeld EK, Pekosz A, Gray GC. No evidence of infection with avian influenza viruses among US poultry workers in the Delmarva Peninsula, Maryland and Virginia USA, J Agromedicine. 2011; 16:52–57
  11. McMahon S, Caruso B, Obure A, Okumu F, Rheingans RD. Anal cleansing practices and fecal contamination: A preliminary investigation of behaviors and conditions in schools in rural Nyanza Province, Kenya. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2011; 16:1536-40.
  12. Okech BA. Mwandawiro CS Malaria, bilharzia and geo-helminth transmission in Kenya: Environmental determinants. In: Nriagu JO (ed.) Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. 2011; 3:568–576 Burlington: Elsevire
  13. Qian M, Zhou XN, Fang YY, Liang S, Chen Y.  Strengthening research work on clonorchiasis in China. Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases. 2011; 29(3): 211 – 214
  14. Sabo-Attwood T, Stone J, Murphy CJ,  Goshroy S, Blom D, Bertsch P and Newman L. Plant Uptake, Distribution and Toxicity of gold nanoparticles. Nanotoxicology. May 16 2011.
  15. Sabo-Attwood T, Ramos-Nino M, Eugenia-Ariza M,  MacPherson M, Steele C, Butnor K, Mossman BT. Increased lung epithelial cell expression of osteopontin and altered gene expression, cytokine production and inflammation in an inhalation model of pulmonary injury using osteopontin null mice. Amer. J. Pathology. May 2011; 178:1975-85.
  16. Sithithaworn P, Andrews RH, Van De N, Wongsarroj T, Siunon M, Odermatt P, Nawa Y, Liang S, Brindley P, Sripa B.  The current status of opisthorchiasis and clonorchiasis in the Mekong Basin. Parasitology International, Aug 25 2011.[PMID: 21893213]
  17. Smith ER, Rowlinson EE, Iniguez V, Etienne K, Rivera R, Mamani N, Rheingans R, Leon JS. Cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in Bolivia from the state perspective. Vaccine. 2011
  18. Spear R, Liang S. Mathematical modeling as an aid in developing strategy for sustainable interruption of S. japonicum transmission in the hilly and mountainous regions of China. Journal of Schistosomiasis Control. 2011; 23(3):231-236
  19. Spear RC, Seto EY, Carlton EJ, Liang S, Remais JV, Zhong B, Qiu, D. The challenge of effective surveillance in moving from low transmission to elimination of schistosomiasis in China. Int J Parasitol. 2011; 41(12):1243-7.
  20. Zhong B, Wu Z, Chen L, Liang S, Dong X, Qiu D. Strengthening schistosomiasis control achievements in hilly regions of China. Journal of Schistosomiasis Control. 2011; 23(1):10-13
  21. Zhou YB, Liang S, Chen GX, Rea C, Cui DY, He ZG, Zhang ZJ, Wei JG, Zhao GM, Jiang QW. An integrated strategy for transmission control of Schistosoma japonicum in a marshland area of China: findings from a five-year longitudinal survey and mathematical modeling. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2011; 85(1): 83-88


National/International Scientific Meeting Presentations

  1. Messenger AMFocks DA, Barr KL. Estimating Introductions of Dengue Virus into Key West, Florida Through Airline and Cruise Ship Passengers from Dengue Endemic Locations. 60th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Philadelphia, PA. 3-7 December 2011.
  2. Kane AS. Development of Sustainable Programs for Food, Wellness and Education in Third World Nations (invited). Southeast Regional Center of Excellence for Emerging Infections and Biodefense (SERCEB), Emory University, Atlanta, GA. 2011.
  3. Kane AS, Crozier GF, Grattan L, Mayer B, and Morris JG. Ecosystem health as a basis for human health: Lesions learned from the Deepwater Horizon oilspill. Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Special session on environmental outcomes of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Pensacola, FL. 2011.
  4. Kane AS, St. Martin Francois P,and Redden E. Protein Production and Fish Farming in Gressier, Haiti (invited). Special session on Tilapia Aquaculture in Haiti, International Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, LA.  2011.