Selected Publications (Bucknell students underlined)
SM Reeder, JM Palmer, JM Prokkola, TM Lilley, DAM Reeder, KA Field, Pseudogymnoascus destructans transcriptome changes during white-nose syndrome infections, Virulence, doi:10.1080/21505594.2017.1342910 (2017) Open Access Full Text.
MS Moore, KA Field, MJ Behr, GG Turner, ME Furze, DWF Stern, PR Allegra, SA Bouboulis, CD Musante, ME Vodzak, ME Biron, MB Meierhofer, WF Frick, JT Foster, DHowell, JA Kath, A Kurta, G Nordquist, JS Johnson, TM Lilley, BW Barrett, DM Reeder, Energy conserving thermoregulatory patterns and lower disease severity in a bat resistant to the impacts of white-nose syndrome, Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 1-12. doi:10.1007/s00360-017-1109-2 (2017) Full Text.
TM Lilley, JM Prokkola, JS Johnson, EJ Rogers, S Gronsky, A Kurta, DM Reeder*, KA Field*, Immune responses in hibernating little brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus) with white-nose syndrome, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284(1848) 20162232. doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.2232 (2017) *Contributed equally. Full Text.
TM Lilley, CA Wilson, RF Bernard, EV Willcox, EJ Vesterinen, QMR Webber, L Kurpiers, JM Prokkola, I Ejotre, A Kurta, KA Field, DM Reeder, AT Pulliainen, Molecular Detection of Candidatus Bartonella mayotimonensis in North American Bats, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 17(4): 243-246. doi:10.1089/vbz.2016.2080 (2017) Full Text.
TM Lilley, JS Johnson, L Ruokolainen, EJ Rogers, CA Wilson, SM Schell, KA Field*, DM Reeder*, White-nose syndrome survivors do not exhibit frequent arousals associated with Pseudogymnoascus destructans infection, Frontiers in Zoology 13(1) 1. doi:10.1186/s12983-016-0143-3 (2016) *Contributed equally. Open Access Full Text.
KA Field, JS Johnson, TM Lilley, SM Reeder, EJ Rogers, MJ Behr, DM Reeder, The white-nose syndrome transcriptome: Activation of anti-fungal host responses in wing tissue of hibernating little brown myotis, PLoS Pathogens 11(10) e1005168. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005168 (2015) Open Access Full Text.
JS Johnson, DM Reeder, TM Lilley, GA Czirjak, CC Voigt, JW McMichael III, MB Meierhofer, CW Seery, SS Lumadue, AJ Altmann, MO Toro, KA Field, Antibodies to Pseudogymnoascus destructans are not sufficient for protection against white-nose syndrome, Ecology and Evolution 5(11): 2203–2214. doi:10.1002/ece3.1502 (2015) Open Access Full Text.
JS Johnson, DM Reeder, JW McMichael III, MB Meierhofer, DWF Stern, SS Lumadue, LE Sigler, HD Winters, ME Vodzak, A Kurta, JA Kath, KA Field, Host, pathogen, and environmental characteristics predict white-nose syndrome mortality in captive little brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus), PLoS ONE 9(11): e112502. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112502 (2014) Open Access Full Text.
Gaylo AE,Laux KS, Batzel EJ, Berg ME, Field KA. Delayed rejection of MHC class II-disparate skin allografts in mice treated with farnesyltransferase inhibitors. Transplant Immunology 20(3):163-70 (2009). Full Text.
Field KA, Charoenthongtrakul S, Bishop JM, Refaeli Y. Farnesyl transferase inhibitors induce extended remissions in transgenic mice with mature B cell lymphomas. Molecular Cancer. 7:39 (2008). Open Access Full Text.
Refaeli Y, Young RM, Turner BC, Duda J, Field KA, Bishop JM, The B cell antigen receptor and overexpression of MYC can cooperate in the genesis of B cell lymphomas. PLoS Biology. 6(6):e152 (2008). Open Access Full Text.
Refaeli, Y, Field, KA, Turner, BC, Trumpp, A, Bishop, JM, The protooncogene MYC can break B cell tolerance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 102(11):4097-102 (2005). Full Text.
Field, KA, Holowka, D, Baird, B, Compartmentalized activation of the high affinity immunoglobulin E receptor within membrane domains. Journal of Biological Chemistry 272(7):4276-80 (1997). Full Text.
Field, KA, D Holowka, B Baird, Fc-epsilon-RI-mediated recruitment of p53/56-lyn to detergent-resistant membrane domains accompanies cellular signaling. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 92 (20): 9201-9205 (1995). PDF File.
Two recent articles have highlighted the work we are doing with Dan Lindner and Jon Palmer at the US Forest Service: Battling a Deadly Bat Fungus in Chemical & Engineering News Bats May Be Poised for a Comeback From White-Nose Syndrome in Sierra Hopefully we will have something to report from that study soon!
First, our study of the immune response in little brown bats infected with P. destructans came out in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Second, our paper describing the differences in how WNS affects susceptible little brown bats and resistant big brown bats was just published in Journal of Comparative Physiology B. Third, our paper that shows the changes in gene expression when P. destructans is infecting bats compared to when it grows in culture is in press at Virulence. Exciting times for the Bucknell bat lab!
Our first paper studying the remnant bat populations that are persisting in the face of white-nose syndrome has been covered all over the news, thanks to an excellent article written by Michael Hill of the Associated Press. Here are a few of the links (of about 1,080 results as of Apr 13, according to Google): CBS News The Enterprise News in Brief
The Washington Post has an article up here that isn’t very scientifically accurate or well edited, but it does convey the excitement of the discoveries that we made. Phys.org has a nice story here. The Wildlife Society wrote an excellent description of this study here.
Really excited about this paper — http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1005168 This was a huge project and I am grateful for all the help the we received to carry it out.
Our study showing that antibodies to the WNS-causing fungus do not provide protection from WNS is out. You can find the full text here: Ecology and Evolution. Congratulations to Joe, who worked hard on this paper, despite its somewhat disappointing conclusion.
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