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Yuping W Pridgeon (Julia)
Aquatic Animal Health Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (334) 887-3741 ext. 51
Fax: (334) 887-2983

990 WIRE RD
AUBURN, AL, 36832

Projects
Integrated Aquatic Animal Health Strategies
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418774
Vaccination and Early Pathogen-Detection in Cultured Fish
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418298
DISCOVERY OF NATURAL ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES TO CONTROL FISH DISEASES
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418667
DETERMINE CHARACTERISTICS OF CONCURRENT INFECTIONS IN DISEASE PROCESSES AND EVALUATE IMMUNODIAGNOSTIC ASSAYS FOR THE FISH PATHOGENS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 419072
DETERMINE THE INFLUENCE OF EXTERNAL PARASITIC INFESTATION ON INNATE AND ACQUIRED RESISTANCE OF CULTURED FISH TO INFECTION AND DISEASE
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 420788
Pathogen Surveillance, Control and Vaccine Use on Fish Farms in the Southeastern U.S
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 419064
EVALUATING THE POTENCY OF CPG COMPOUNDS AS VACCINE ADJUVANTS TO ENHANCE THE EFFICACY OF KILLED STREPTOCOCCUS VACCINES FOR USE IN AQUACULTURE
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 420798
Evaluation of Adjuvants/Immunomodulators in Enhancing the Efficacy of Inactivated Streptococcus Agalactiae Vaccines
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 424768

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
An attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Zhang, D., Zhang, L. 2014. An attenuated Sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138spar. Genbank. Accession No. CP007565.1.
Edwardsiella tarda and Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from diseased Southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) are virulent to channel catfish and Nile tilapia - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Mar-14)
Complete genome sequence of a virulent Streptococcus agalactiae strain 138P isolated from disease Nile tilapia - (Other) - (25-Mar-14)
Transcriptional analysis of four family 4 P450s in a Puerto Rico strain of Aedes aegypti compared to an Orlando strain and their possible functional roles in permethrin resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Feb-14)
Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 33.
Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Li, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 43.
Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 43.
Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain. 99th Annual Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p. 44.
Ictalurus punctatus apolipoprotein A-I (ApoA1) mRNA, complete cds - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Ictalurus punctatus apolipoprotein A-I (ApoA1) mRNA, complete cds. Genbank. Accession No. KF017603.1.
Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 425.
Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractons of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractons of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 423.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 419.
Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 420.
Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Li, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 426.
Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Expression analysis, lysozyme activity and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Expression analysis, lysozyme activity and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2014. p. 416.
G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2014. p. 417.
Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 422.
Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 418.
Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Molecular characterization of a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain compared to its virulent parent strain. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 424.
Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2014. Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Proceedings Aquaculture America 2014. p. 421.
Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mu, X., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Comparative transcriptional analysis reveals distinct expression patterns of channel catfish genes after the first infection and re-infection with Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1566-1576.
Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Dominowski, P.J., Yancey, R.J., Kievit, M.S. 2013. Recombinant goose-type lysozyme in channel catfish: Lysozyme activity and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1309-1319.
G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. G-protein coupled receptor 18 (GPR18) in channel catfish: Expression analysis and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1070-1078.
Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Apolipoprotein A1 in channel catfish: Transcriptional analysis, antimicrobial activity, and efficacy as plasmid DNA immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:1129-1137.
Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin - (Abstract Only)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin [abstract]. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop. Paper No. 5.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin - (Abstract Only)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin [abstract]. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop. Paper No. 4.
Identification of gyrB and rpoB gene mutations and differentially expressed proteins between a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain and its virulent parent strain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Yildirim-Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Kojima, K., Mobley, J., Srivastava, K., Reddy, P. 2013. Identification of gyrB and rpoB gene mutations and differentially expressed proteins between a novobiocin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila catfish vaccine strain and its virulent parent strain. Veterinary Microbiology. 166:624-630.
Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: expression analysis, lysozyme activity, and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Dominowski, P.J., Yancey, R.J., Kievit, M.S. 2013. Chicken-type lysozyme in channel catfish: expression analysis, lysozyme activity, and efficacy as immunostimulant against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 35:680-688.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin. 10th International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. p. 56.
Development of live attenuated sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae polyvalent vaccines to protect Nile tilapia - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Development of live attenuated sparfloxacin-resistant Streptococcus agalactiae polyvalent vaccines to protect Nile tilapia. 10th International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. p. 24.
Vaccination against streptococcosis and lactococcosis - (Book / Chapter) - (07-Jun-13)
Vaccination against enteric septicaemia of catfish - (Book / Chapter) - (07-Jun-13)
Expression and activity of recombinant proaerolysin derived from Aeromonas hydrophila cultured from diseased channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Expression and activity of recombinant proaerolysin derived from Aeromonas hydrophila cultured from diseased channel catfish. Veterinary Microbiology. 165:478-482.
Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Li, Y., Aksoy, M.Y., Song, L., Klesius, P.H., Srivastava, K.K., Reddy, P. 2013. Fitness cost, gyrB mutation, and absence of phosphotransferase system fructose specific IIABC component in novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae vaccine strain ISNO. Veterinary Microbiology. 165:384-391.
Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Song, L., Zhang, D., Kojima, K., Mobley, J. 2013. Identification, virulence, and mass spectrometry of toxic ECP fractions of West Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila obtained from a 2010 disease outbreak. Veterinary Microbiology. 164:336-343.
Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Development of live attenuated Streptococcus agalactiae as potential vaccines by selecting for resistance to sparfloxacin. Vaccine. 31:2705-2712.
Biochemical and molecular characterization of the novobiocin and rifampicin resistant Aeromonas hydrophila vaccine strain AL09-71 N+R compared to its virulent parent strain AL90-71 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2013. Biochemical and molecular characterization of the novobiocin and rifampicin resistant Aeromonas hydrophila vaccine strain AL09-71 N+R compared to its virulent parent strain AL90-71. Veterinary Microbiology. 165:349-357.
Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Aksoy, M.Y. 2013. Attempt to develop live attenuated bacterial vaccines by selecting resistance to gossypol, proflavine hemisulfate, novobiocin, or ciprofloxacin. Vaccine. 31:2222-2230.
Identification and virulence of Chryseobacterium indologenes isolated from diseased yellow perch (Perca flavescens) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Garcia, J.C. 2013. Identification and virulence of Chryseobacterium indologenes isolated from diseased yellow perch (Perca flavescens). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 114:636-643.
Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X. 2013. Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish. Proceedings of Aquaculture 2013. p. 875.
An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Song, L. 2013. An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish. Proceeding of Aquaculture America 2013. p. 874.
Major bacterial diseases in aquaculture and their vaccine development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Major bacterial diseases in aquaculture and their vaccine development. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 7(048):1-16.
Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Srivastavae, K., Reddy, G. 2012. Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113:1319-1328.
Enhanced susceptibility of channel catfish to the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Shoemaker, C.A., Martins, M., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Enhanced susceptibility of channel catfish to the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri after parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Veterinary Microbiology. 158:216-219.
Live attenuated bacterial vaccines in aquaculture - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2012. Live attenuated bacterial vaccines in aquaculture. Proceedings of 2nd Symposium on Animal Health at Embrapa. p. 1-13.
Global transcription analysis of vaccinated channel catfish following challenge with virulent Edwardsiella ictaluri Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Yeh, H., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Global transcription analysis of vaccinated channel catfish following challenge with virulent Edwardsiella ictaluri. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 146:53-61.
Global gene expression in channel catfish after vaccination with an attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Yeh, H., Shoemaker, C.A., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Global gene expression in channel catfish after vaccination with an attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 32:524-533.
Efficacy of QCDCR formulated CpG ODN 2007 in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae and identification of upregulated genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Yancey, R.J., Kievit, M.S., Dominowski, P.J. 2011. Efficacy of QCDCR formulated CpG ODN 2007 in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae and identification of upregulated genes. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 145:179-190.
Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in channel catfish - (Proceedings)
Xu, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A. 2012. Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in channel catfish. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2012. p. 119.
Transcriptional profiles of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish vaccinated with an attenuated Aeromonas hydrophila Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mu, X., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Transcriptional profiles of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish vaccinated with an attenuated Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 31:1162-1172.
Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in tissues of channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, D., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A. 2011. Parasitism by protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis enhanced invasion of Aeromonas hydrophila in tissues of channel catfish. Veterinary Parasitology. 184:101-107.
Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X. 2012. Evaluation of an in vitro cell assay to select attenuated bacterial mutants of Aeromonas hydrophila and Edwardsiella tarda to channel catfish. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 111:1310-1318.
Expression profiles of seven channel catfish antimicrobial peptides in response to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Mu, X., Klesius, P.H. 2012. Expression profiles of seven channel catfish antimicrobial peptides in response to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection. Journal of Fish Diseases. 35:227-237.
Development and efficacy of novobiocin and rifampicin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila as novel vaccines in channel catfish and Nile tilapia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development and efficacy of novobiocin and rifampicin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila as novel vaccines in channel catfish and Nile tilapia. Vaccine. 29:7896-7904.
Identification and expression profiles of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to bacterial infections Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Li, Y., Mu, S., Srivastava, K., Reddy, G. 2011. Identification and expression profiles of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to bacterial infections. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 144:111-119.
Susceptibility of Mosquito and Lepidopteran Cell Lines to the Mosquito Iridescent Virus (IIV-3) from Aedes taeniorhynchus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Becnel, J.J., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2011. Susceptibility of Mosquito and Lepidopteran Cell Lines to the Mosquito Iridescent Virus (IIV-3) from Aedes taeniorhynchus. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 108:40-45. DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2011.06.008.
Development and efficacy of a novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) - (Abstract Only)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development and efficacy of a novobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). IN: 17th Annual USFWS Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop, August 1-4, 2011, Bozeman, Montana. Biologics Presentation 1-5.
An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2011. An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish. IN: 17th Annual USFWS Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop, August 1-4, 2011, Bozeman, Montana. General Presentations 1-6.
Development and efficacy of a noviobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development and efficacy of a noviobiocin-resistant Streptococcus iniae as a novel vaccine in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Vaccine. 29: 5986-5993.
Development of a novobiocin-resistant Edwardsiella ictaluri as a novel vaccine in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Development of a novobiocin-resistant Edwardsiella ictaluri as a novel vaccine in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Vaccine. 29: 5631-5637.
Identification and transcriptional profile of multiple genes in the posterior kidney of Nile tilapia at 6h post bacterial infections - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and transcriptional profile of multiple genes in the posterior kidney of Nile tilapia at 6h post bacterial infections. Genbank. Accession Nos. JK006687 to JK006717.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 142:201-206.
Protection induced by a CpG oligonucelotide in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae infection and identification of upregulated genes - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Wu, X., Dominowski, P. 2011. Protection induced by a CpG oligonucelotide in Nile tilapia against Streptococcus iniae infection and identification of upregulated genes. Genbank. Accession Nos. JG772307 to JG772375.
Identification of unique DNA sequences present in highly virulent 2009 Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Carter, D., Fleming, K., Xu, D. 2011. Identification of unique DNA sequences present in highly virulent 2009 Alabama isolates of Aeromonas hydrophila. Veterinary Microbiology. 152:117-125.
An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Mu, X., Song, L. 2011. An in vitro screening method to evaluate chemicals as potential chemotherapeutants to control Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 111:114-124.
Live Attenuated Bacterial Vaccines in Aquaculture - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2011. Live attenuated bacterial vaccines. In: L. Liping and K. Fitzsimmons (Eds). Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. p.18-26.
Virulence of Aeromonas hydrophila to channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus fingerlings in the presence and absence of bacterial extracellular products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Virulence of Aeromonas hydrophila to channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus fingerlings in the presence and absence of bacterial extracellular products. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 95:209-215.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in Nile tilapia in response to formalin killed Streptococcus iniae vaccination. Genbank. Accession Nos. JG391587 to JG391616.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination. Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2011. p. 28.
Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M. 2011. Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Proceedings of Aquaculture America 2011. p. 27.
Molecular identfication and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama (USA) in 2009 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2011. Molecular identfication and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama (USA) in 2009. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 94:249-253.
Molecular identification and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama in 2009 - (Other)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Molecular identification and virulence of three Aeromonas hydrophila isolates cultured from infected channel catfish during a disease outbreak in West Alabama in 2009. Genbank. Accession Nos. HM856359 - HM 856374.
Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M. 2010. Chemotactic factors of Flavobacterium columnare to skin mucus of healthy channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). FEMS Microbiology Letters. 310:145-151.
Identification and expresion profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification and expresion profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry ten minutes after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 138:25-33.
Structure-Activity Relationship Studies on Natural Eremophilanes from Inula helenium as Toxicants Against Aedes aegypti Larvae and Adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cantrell, C.L., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Fronczek, F.R., Becnel, J.J. 2010. Structure-Activity Relationship Studies on Natural Eremophilanes from Inula helenium as Toxicants Against Aedes aegypti Larvae and Adults. Chemistry and Biodiversity. 7:1681-1697.
Control of Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Future Directions - (Abstract Only) - (24-Mar-10)
Fish Vaccines in Aquaculture - (Popular Publication)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Fish Vaccines in Aquaculture. Global Aquaculture Advocate. May/June issue: 18-19.
Expression profiles of toll-like receptors in anterior kidney of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), acutely infected by Edwardsiella ictaluri Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J. W., Russo, R., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Expression profiles of toll-like receptors in anterior kidney of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), acutely infected by Edwardsiella ictaluri. Journal of Fish Diseases 33:497-505.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination - (Other)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in channel catfish fry after modified live Flavobacterium columnare vaccination. Genbank. Accession Nos. GW392457 to GW392488.
The biological activity of a-mangostin, a larvicidal botanic mosquito sterol carrier protein-2 inhibitor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, R.T., Lorch, J.M., Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Lan, Q. 2010. The biological activity of a-mangostin, a larvicidal botanic mosquito sterol carrier protein-2 inhibitor. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2):249-257.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish induced by modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccination - (Proceedings)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish induced by modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccination. Proceedings of Aquaculture 2010. p. 795.
The role of the Flavobacterium columnare chemotactic response to skin mucus in virulence - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Aksoy, M., Shoemaker, C.A., Evans, J.J. 2010. The role of the Flavobacterium columnare chemotactic response to skin mucus in virulence. Aquaculture 2010. p. 528.
Identification of upregulated genes in a modified live vaccine strain of Edwardsiella ictaluri compared to a virulent parent strain and characterization of novel DNA vaccine candidates - (Proceedings)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification of upregulated genes in a modified live vaccine strain of Edwardsiella ictaluri compared to a virulent parent strain and characterization of novel DNA vaccine candidates. In: Proceedings of BIT Life Sciences' 2nd World Vaccine Congress - 2010. March 24-26, 2010, Beijing, China. p. 308.
Streptococcus iniae vaccine - (Proceedings)
Klesius, P.H., Pridgeon, Y.W., Shoemaker, C.A. 2010. Streptococcus iniae vaccine. In: Proceedings of BIT Life Sciences' 2nd World Vaccine Congress - 2010. March 24-26, 2010, Beijing, China. p. 307.
Identification of in vitro upregulated genes in a modified live vaccine strain of Edwardsiella ictaluri compared to a virulent parent strain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Russo, R., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification of in vitro upregulated genes in a modified live vaccine strain of Edwardsiella ictaluri compared to a virulent parent strain. Comparative Immunology Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 33(6):e31-e40.
Evaluation of ULV and thermal fog mosquito control applications in temperate and desert environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Wynn, W.W., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Lothrop, B.B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Lothrop, H.D., Kerce, J.D., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2010. Evaluation of ULV and thermal fog mosquito control applications in temperate and desert environments. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 26(2):183-197.
Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish induced by modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccination. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2010. Identification and expression profile of multiple genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish induced by modified live Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccination. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 134:184-198.
Dod Afpmb and USDA ARS Team Up to Develop New Insecticides for Mosquito Control. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoel, D., Pridgeon, J.W., Bernier, U.R., Chauhan, K., Meepagala, K., Cantrell, C. 2010. Departments of Defense and Agriculture team up to develop new insecticides for mosquito control. Wing Beats. 21(1):29-34.
Mitochondrial gene cytochrome b developmental and environmental expression in Aedes aegypti. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Pridgeon, J.W., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K.J. 2009. Mitochondrial gene cytochrome b developmental and environmental expression in Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(6):1361-1369.
Identification of over-expressed genes in modified live vaccine strain of Edwardsiella ictaluri compared to virulent strain - (Other)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Russo, R., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2009. Identification of over-expressed genes in modified live vaccine strain of Edwardsiella ictaluri compared to virulent strain. Genbank. Accession Nos. GR487953 - GR487993.
Identification of overexpressed immune-related genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish induced by Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccination. - (Other)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Shoemaker, C.A., Klesius, P.H. 2009. Identification of overexpressed immune-related genes in the anterior kidney of channel catfish induced by Edwardsiella ictaluri vaccination. Genbank. Accession Nos. G0898766 to GO898822.
Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Carboxamides as Toxicants Against Female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2010. Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Carboxamides as Toxicants Against Female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2):172-178.
Cytochromr b expression and RNAi knockdown in Aedes aegypti. - (Abstract Only) - (06-Apr-09)
Multiple genes expressed in response to Magnesium stress of Culex quinquefasciatus larvae - (Abstract Only) - (05-Apr-09)
Permethrin Induces Overexpression of Cytochrome c Oxidase Subunit 3 in Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2009. Permethrin Induces Overexpression of Cytochrome c Oxidase Subunit 3 in Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(4):810-819.
Toxicity comparison of eight repellents against four species of female mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J.W., Bernier, U.R., Becnel, J.J. 2009. Toxicity comparison of eight repellents against four species of female mosquitoes. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25(2):168-173.
Permethrin induces overexpression of multiple genes in Aedes aegypti. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2009. Permethrin induces overexpression of multiple genes in Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(3):580-587.
Fipronil as a larvicide against container-inhabiting mosquito, Aedes albopictus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, R.-D., Pridgeon, J.W., Becnel, J.J., Ali, A. 2009. Fipronil as a larvicide against the container inhabiting mosquito, Aedes albopictus. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25(2):224-227.
Identification of genes differentially expressed during heat shock treatment in Aedes aegypti. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Pridgeon, J. W., Becnel, J. J., Clark, G. G., Linthicum, K. J. 2009.Identification of genes differentially expressed during heat shock treatment of Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(3):490-495.
Identification of genes specifically expressed during heat shock treatment in Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only) - (17-Nov-08)
A High Throughput Screening Method to Identify Potential Pesticides for Mosquito Control. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2009. A High Throughput Screening Method to Identify Potential Pesticides for Mosquito Control. Journal of Medical Entomology 46(2):335-341.
Proteomic analysis reveals Hrs ubiquitin-interacting motif-mediated ubiquitin signaling in multiple cellular processes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prdigeon, J.W., Webber, E.A., Sha, D., Li, L., Chin, L.S. 2009. Proteomic analysis reveals Hrs ubiquitin-interacting motif-mediated ubiquitin signaling in multiple cellular processes. The FEBS Journal. 276(1):118-131.
Structure-Activity Relationship Studies on the Mosquito Toxicity and Biting Deterrency of Callicarpenal Derivatives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cantrell, C.L., Klun, J.A., Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Green Iii, S., Fronczek, F.R. 2009. Structure-Activity Relationship Studies on the Mosquito Toxicity and Biting Deterrency of Callicarpenal Derivatives. Chemistry and Biodiversity. 6:447-458.
Permethrin induces overexpression of multiple genes in Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2008. Permethrin induces overexpression of multiple genes in Aedes aegypti. 75th Annual Meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association in New Orleans, LA.
Developmental and environmental regulation of AaeIAP1 transcript in Aedes aegypti. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J.W., Zhao, L., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K.J. 2008. Developmental and environmental regulation of AaeIAP1 transcript in Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(6):1071-1079.
Cytochrome c gene and protein expression: developmental regulation, environmental response and pesticide sensitivity in the Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Pridgeon, J.W., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2008. Cytochrome c gene and protein expression: developmental regulation, environmental response and pesticide sensitivity in the Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(3):401-408.
Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Britch, S.C., Clark, G.G., Cooperband, M.F., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L., Pereira, R.M., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Quinn, B.P., Reinert, J.F., Welch, C.H., Zhao, L. 2007. Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program. California Mosquito and Vector Control Association Proceedings. 75:131-133.
Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus Say, and Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say to 19 Pesticides with Different Modes of Action. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J.W., Pereira, R., Becnel, J.J., Allan, S.A., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2008. Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus Say, and Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say to 19 Pesticides with Different Modes of Action. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45(1):82-87.
Pink1 Protects Against Oxidative Stress by Phosphorylating Mitochondrial Chaperone Trap1 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J.W., Olzmann, J.A., Chin, L.S., Li, L. 2007. PINK1 Protects against Oxidative Stress by Phosphorylating Mitochondrial Chaperone TRAP1. PLoS Biol. 5(7):e172.
Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Britch, S.C., Clark, G.G., Cooperband, M.F., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L., Pereira, R.M., Pridgeon, Y.W., Quinn, B.P., Reinert, J.F., Welch, C.H., Zhao, L. 2007. Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program. Presented 75th Annual Conference Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California; February 4-7, 2009.
Usda-Ars-Cmave Pesticide Research for the Dod: a Needs-Based Program for Vector Control - (Abstract Only) - (11-Dec-06)
Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of 1-undec-10-enoyl-piperidines as adulticides against the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Abstract Only) - (10-Dec-06)
Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Piperidines as Adulticides against Aedes aegypti(Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J.W., Meepagala, K.M., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Pereira, R.M., Linthicum, K. 2007. Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Piperidines as Adulticides against Aedes aegypti(Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 44(2):263-269.
Behavioral change, physiological modification, and metabolic detoxification: mechanisms of insecticide resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nan-Nan, L., Fang, Z., Qiang, X., Pridgeon, J.W., Xi-Wu, G. 2006. Behavioral change, physiological modification, and metabolic detoxification: mechanisms of insecticide resistance. Acta Entomologica Sinica .
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