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Christina L Swaggerty (Christi)
Food and Feed Safety Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (979) 260-9397
Fax: (979) 260-9332

2881 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION, TX 77845
Projects
Immunological and Practical Approaches to Manipulate the Ecological Niches and Reduce Foodborne Pathogens in Poultry
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439780
Immune and Metabolic Kinome Analysis to Evaluate Salmonella and Campylobacter Colonization in Poultry
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438983
Global Immuno-Metabolism Kinome Profile and Immunological Analysis of Broilers Administered AviPlus®
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 433896

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Controlling the colonization of Clostridium perfringens in broiler chickens by an electron-beam-killed vaccine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jesudhasan, P., Bhatia, S.S., Sivakumar, K.K., Praveen, C., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Droleskey, R.E., Mcreynolds, J.L., Byrd Ii, J.A., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Nisbet, D.J., Pillai, S.S. 2021. Controlling the colonization of Clostridium perfringens in broiler chickens by an electron-beam-killed vaccine. Animals. 11(3). Article 671. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11030671.
The biological effects of microencapsulated organic acids and botanicals induces tissue-specific and dose-dependent changes to the Gallus gallus microbiota Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feye, K.M., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Ricke, S.C., Piva, A., Grilli, E. 2020. The biological effects of microencapsulated organic acids and botanicals induces tissue-specific and dose-dependent changes to the Gallus gallus microbiota. BMC Microbiology. 20:332. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-020-02001-4.
Development of alternatives to feed antibiotics: Interactions at the gut level and their impact on host immunity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dietary supplementation with a microencapsulated blend of organic acids and botanicals alters the kinome in the ileum and jejunum of Gallus gallus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Arsenault, R.J., Johnson, C., Piva, A., Grilli, E. 2020. Dietary supplementation with a microencapsulated blend of organic acids and botanicals alters the kinome in the ileum and jejunum of Gallus gallus. PLoS One. 15(7):e0236950. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0236950.
Inhibition of Salmonella binding to porcine intestinal cells by a wood-derived prebiotic Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Božic, A., Anderson, R.C., Crippen, T.L., Swaggerty, C.L., Hume, M.E., Beier, R.C., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Poole, T.L., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2020. Inhibition of Salmonella binding to porcine intestinal cells by a wood-derived prebiotic. Microorganisms. 8(7):1051. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8071051.
A microencapsulated feed additive containing organic acids, thymol, and vanillin increases in vitro functional activity of peripheral blood leukocytes from broiler chicks Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Callaway, T.R., Kogut, M.H., Piva, A., Grilli, E. 2020. A microencapsulated feed additive containing organic acids, thymol, and vanillin increases in vitro functional activity of peripheral blood leukocytes from broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 99(7):3428-3436. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2020.03.031.
Modulation of the immune response to improve health and reduce foodborne pathogens in poultry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Callaway, T.R., Kogut, M.H., Piva, A., Grilli, E. 2019. Modulation of the immune response to improve health and reduce foodborne pathogens in poultry. Microorganisms. 7(3):65. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms7030065.
Inhibition of calmodulin increases intracellular survival of Salmonella in chicken macrophage cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, L.H., Arsenault, R.J., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Johnson, C., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2019. Inhibition of calmodulin increases intracellular survival of Salmonella in chicken macrophage cells. Veterinary Microbiology. 232:156-161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2019.02.013.
Mechanisms of persistence, survival, and transmission of bacterial foodborne pathogens in production animals Reprint Icon ()
Swaggerty, C.L., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Byrd II, J.A., Kogut, M.H. 2018. Mechanisms of persistence, survival, and transmission of bacterial foodborne pathogens in production animals. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. 130 p. https://doi.org/10.3389/978-2-88945-545-4.
Editorial: Mechanisms of persistence, survival, and transmission of bacterial foodborne pathogens in production animals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Byrd, J.A., Kogut, M.H. 2018. Editorial: Mechanisms of persistence, survival, and transmission of bacterial foodborne pathogens in production animals. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 5: Article 139. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2018.00139.
Mitogen-activated protein kinase p38, not ERK1/2 and JNK, regulates nitric oxide response to Salmonella Heidelberg infection in chicken macrophage HD11 cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2018. Mitogen-activated protein kinase p38, not ERK1/2 and JNK, regulates nitric oxide response to Salmonella Heidelberg infection in chicken macrophage HD11 cells. International Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology. 2018(2):1-5. doi: 10.29011/IJBP-107.000007.
Inflammatory phenotypes in the intestine of poultry: Not all inflammation is created equally Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kogut, M.H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., He, L.H., Broom, L. 2018. Inflammatory phenotypes in the intestine of poultry: Not all inflammation is created equally. Poultry Science. 97(7):2339-2346. https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pey087.
Nigella sativa L. as an alternative antibiotic feed supplement and effect on growth performance in weanling pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petrujkic, B.T., Beier, R.C., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Hume, M.E., Crippen, T.L., Harvey, R.B., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2018. Nigella sativa L. as an alternative antibiotic feed supplement and effect on growth performance in weanling pigs. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 98(8):3175-3181. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.8823.
Differential levels of cecal colonization by Salmonella Enteritidis in chickens triggers distinct immune kinome profiles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Johnson, C., Arsenault, R.J. 2017. Differential levels of cecal colonization by Salmonella Enteritidis in chickens triggers distinct immune kinome profiles. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4(214):1-14. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2017.00214.
The first 30 years of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in cattle production: Preharvest intervention strategies ()
Swaggerty, C.L., Grilli, E., Piva, A., Corcionivoschi, N., Ricke, S.C., Callaway, T.R. 2017. The first 30 years of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in cattle production: Preharvest intervention strategies. In: Ricke, S.C., Atungulu, G.G., Rainwater, C.E., Park, S.H., editors. Food and Feed Safety Systems and Analysis. Academic Press. 1(8):133-151.
The first 30 years of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in cattle production: Incidence, preharvest ecology, and management ()
Swaggerty, C.L., Corcionivoschi, N., Ricke, S.C., Callaway, T.R. 2017. The first 30 years of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in cattle production: Incidence, preharvest ecology, and management. In: Ricke, S.C., Atungulu, G.G., Rainwater, C.E., Park, S.H., editors. Food and Feed Safety Systems and Analysis. Academic Press. 1(7):117-131.
Selection of broilers for increased innate immune markers: Past strategies and looking ahead - (Proceedings)
Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., Taylor Jr., R.L., Ashwell, C.M., Arsenault, R.J., Kogut, M.H. 2017. Selection of broilers for increased innate immune markers: Past strategies and looking ahead. Meeting Proceedings. pp. 20-36.
Nutritional modulation of the immune response in poultry - (Proceedings)
Swaggerty, C.L., Callaway, T.R. 2017. Nutritional modulation of the immune response in poultry. Proceedings of Vetagro International Forum 2017. p. 155-169.
Antagonistic effects of lipids against the bactericidal activity of thymol-beta-D-glucopyranoside - (Abstract Only)
Selection for pro-inflammatory mediators produces chickens more resistant to Campylobacter jejuni Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Kogut, M.H. 2017. Selection for pro-inflammatory mediators produces chickens more resistant to Campylobacter jejuni. Poultry Science. 96(6):1623-1627.
Assessment of Nigella sativa extract as a potential antibiotic alternative feed supplement for weaned swine - (Abstract Only)
Chicken-specific kinome array reveals that Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis modulates host immune signaling pathways in the cecum to establish a persistence infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kogut, M.H., Swaggerty, C.L., Byrd, J.A., Selvaraj, R., Arsenault, R.J. 2016. Chicken-specific kinome array reveals that Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis modulates host immune signaling pathways in the cecum to establish a persistent infection. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 17(8):1-20.
Selection for pro-inflammatory mediators produces chickens more resistant to Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., McReynolds, J.L., Byrd, J.A., Pevzner, I.Y., Duke, S.E., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Kogut, M.H. 2016. Selection for pro-inflammatory mediators produces chickens more resistant to Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis. Poultry Science. 95:370-374.
Effect of Salmonella infection on cecal tonsil regulatory T cell properties in chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shanmugasundaram, R., Kogut, M.H., Arsenault, R.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Cole, K., Reddish, M.J., Selvaraj, R.K. 2015. Effect of Salmonella infection on cecal tonsil regulatory T cell properties in chickens. Poultry Science. 94:1828-1835. doi: 10.3382/ps/pev161.
Electron-beam-inactivated vaccine against Salmonella enteritidis colonization in molting hens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jesudhasan, P.R., McReynolds, J.L., Byrd II, J.A., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Duke, S.E., Nisbet, D.J., Praveen, C., Pillai, S.D. 2015. Electron beam inactivated vaccine against Salmonella enteritidis colonization in molting hens. Avian Diseases. 59:165-170.
Critical role of glycogen synthase kinase-3ß in regulating the avian heterophil response to Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kogut, M.H., Swaggerty, C.L., Chiang, H., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Zhou, H., Arsenault, R.J. 2014. Critical role of glycogen synthase kinase-3ß in regulating the avian heterophil response to Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis. Frontiers in Veterinary Infectious Diseases. 1:Article 10.
Selection for pro-inflammatory mediators yields chickens with increased resistance against Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2014. Selection for pro-inflammatory mediators yields chickens with increased resistance against Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis. Poultry Science. 93:535-544.
Modulation of chicken intestinal immune gene expression by small cationic peptides as feed additives during the first week posthatch Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kogut, M.H., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Swaggerty, C.L., Jiang, Y. 2013. Modulation of chicken intestinal immune gene expression by small cationic peptides as feed additives during the first week posthatch. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 20:1440-1448.
The avian heterophil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H. 2013. The avian heterophil. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 41(3):334-340. doi: 10.1016/j.dci.2013.03.021.
A comparative study on invasion, survival, modulation of oxidative burst, and nitric oxide responses of macrophages (HD11), and systemic infection in chickens by prevalent poultry Salmonella serovars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2012. A comparative study on invasion, survival, modulation of oxidative burst, and nitric oxide responses of macrophages (HD11), and systemic infection in chickens by prevalent poultry Salmonella serovars. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9:1104-1110.
Gene expression analysis of toll-like receptor pathways in heterophils from genetic chicken lines that differ in their susceptibility to Salmonella enteritidis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kogut, M.H., Chiang, H., Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., Zhou, H. 2012. Gene expression analysis of toll-like receptor pathways in heterophils from genetic chicken lines that differ in their susceptibility to Salmonella enteritidis. Frontiers in Genetics. 3:1-10.
Loxoribine pretreatment reduces Salmonella enteritidis organ invasion in 1-day-old chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Duke, S.E., Kogut, M.H. 2012. Loxoribine pretreatment reduces Salmonella enteritidis organ invasion in 1-day-old chickens. Poultry Science. 91:1038-1042.
Co-stimulation with TLR3 and TLR21 ligands synergistically up-regulates Th1-cytokine IFN-gamma and regulatory cytokine IL-10 expression in chicken monocytes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., MacKinnon, K.M., Kogut, M.H. 2011. Co-stimulation with TLR3 and TLR21 ligands synergistically up-regulates Th1-cytokine IFN-gamma and regulatory cytokine IL-10 expression in chicken monocytes. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 36:756-760.
BT cationic peptides: Small peptides that modulate innate immune responses of chicken heterophils and monocytes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kogut, M.H., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Swaggerty, C.L., Jiang, Y. 2011. BT cationic peptides: Small peptides that modulate innate immune responses of chicken heterophils and monocytes. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 145:151-158.
The effects of pre- and probiotics on the host immune response ()
Kogut, M.H., Swaggerty, C.L. 2011. The effects of pre- and probiotics on the host immune response. In: Callaway, T.R., Ricke, S.C., editors. Direct Fed Microbials/Prebiotics for Animals: Science and Mechanisms of Action. New York, NY: Springer Verlag Publishing. p. 61-72.
Systemic response to Campylobacter jejuni infection by profiling gene transcription in the spleens of two genetic lines of chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Chiang, H.I., Wang, Y., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Mccarthy, F., Burgess, S., Pevzner, I.Y., Zhou, H. 2011. Systemic response to Campylobacter jejuni infection by profiling gene transcription in the spleens of two genetic lines of chickens. Immunogenetics. 64:59-69.
Broiler breeders with an efficient innate immune response are more resistant to Eimeria tenella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Duke, S.E., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2011. Broiler breeders with an efficient innate immune response are more resistant to Eimeria tenella. Poultry Science. 90:1014-1019.
SRC protein tyrosine kinase, c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK), and NF-kappaBp65 signaling in commercial and wild-type turkey leukocytes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Protein tyrosine kinase and mitogen-activated protein kinase signalling pathways contribute to differences in heterophil-mediated innate immune responsiveness between two lines of broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2011. Protein tyrosine kinase and mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling pathways contribute to differences in heterophil-mediated innate immune responsiveness between two lines of broilers. Avian Pathology. 40:289-297.
Caecal transcriptome analysis of colonized and non-colonized chickens within two genetic lines that differ in caecal colonization by Campylobacter jejuni - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Chiang, H., Wang, Y., Genovese, K.J., He, L.H., Pevzner, I.Y., Zhou, H. 2011. Caecal transcriptome analysis of colonized and non-colonized chickens within two genetic lines that differ in caecal colonization by Campylobacter jejuni. Animal Genetics. 42:491-500.
Gene expression profiling of the local cecal response of genetic chicken lines that differ in their susceptibility to Campylobacter jejuni colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Chiang, H., Wang, Y., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Zhou, H. 2010. Gene expression profiling of the local cecal response of genetic chicken lines that differ in their susceptibility to Campylobacter jejuni colonization. PLoS One. 5:e11827.
Effect of probiotics and prebiotics on food animal immunity ()
Alfalfa as a nutritive modulator in maintaining the innate immune response during the molting process - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McReynolds, J.L., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Swaggerty, C.L., Byrd II, J.A., Ricke, S.C., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2009. Alfalfa as a nutritive modulator in maintaining the innate immune response during the molting process. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18:410-417.
Chicken scavenger receptors and their ligand-induced cellular immune responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, H., MacKinnon, K.M., Genovese, K.J., Nerren, J.R., Swaggerty, C.L., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. Chicken scavenger receptors and their ligand-induced cellular immune responses. Molecular Immunology. 46:2218-2225.
Selection of broilers with improved innate immune responsiveness to reduce on-farm infection by foodborne pathogens: A review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., He, H., Genovese, K.J., Nisbet, D.J., Kaiser, P., Kogut, M.H. 2009. Selection of broilers with improved innate immune responsiveness to reduce on-farm infection by foodborne pathogens: A review. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6:1-7.
Differential AP-1 and NF-kB expression in polymorphonuclear cells from a non-mammalian species following TLR4-mediated stimulation - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., Street, M.R., Kogut, M.H. 2009. Differential AP-1 and NF-kB expression in polymorphonuclear cells from a non-mammalian species following TLR4-mediated stimulation [abstract]. Keystone Symposia: Pattern Recognition Molecules and Immune Senors of Pathogens, March 29-April 3, 2009, Banff, Alberta. p. 127.
Expression profile of toll-like receptors within the gastrointestinal tract of 2-day-old Salmonella enteriditis-infected broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MacKinnon, K.M., He, H., Nerren, J.R., Swaggerty, C.L., Genovese, K.J., Kogut, M.H. 2009. Expression profile of toll-like receptors within the gastrointestinal tract of 2-day-old Salmonella enteriditis-infected broiler chickens. Infection and Immunity. 137:313-319.
Differential mRNA expression of the avian-specific toll-like receptor 15 between heterophils from Salmonella-susceptible and -resistant chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nerren, J.R., Swaggerty, C.L., MacKinnon, K.M., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Pevzner, I., Kogut, M.H. 2009. Differential mRNA expression of the avian-specific toll-like receptor 15 between heterophils from Salmonella-susceptible and -resistant chickens. Immunogenetics. 61:71-77.
In ovo treatment with CpG oligodeoxynucleotides decreases colonization of Salmonella enteriditis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MacKinnon, K.M., He, H., Swaggerty, C.L., McReynolds, J.L., Genovese, K.J., Duke, S.E., Nerren, J.R., Kogut, M.H. 2009. In ovo treatment with CpG oligodeoxynucleotides decreases colonization of Salmonella enteriditis. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 127:371-375.
Genome-wide gene expression profiling of chicken spleen responding to Campylobacter jejuni infection in broilers - (Abstract Only)
Li, X., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Chiang, H., Ying, W., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Pevzner, I., Zhou, H. 2009. Genome-wide gene expression profiling of chicken spleen responding to Campylobacter jejuni infection in broilers [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XVII Conference, January 10-14, 2009, San Diego, California. p. 511.
Gene expression profiling of innate immune response to Campylobacter jejuni infection in the bursa of broilers - (Abstract Only)
Li, X., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Chiang, H., Ying, W., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Kirita, V.J., Pevzner, I., Zhou, H. 2009. Gene expression profiling of innate immune response to Campylobacter jejuni infection in the bursa of broilers [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XVII Conference, January 10-14, 2009, San Diego, California. p. 509.
Gene expression profiling in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium stimulated heterophils using a chicken 44k agilent microarray - (Abstract Only)
Chiang, H., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Zhou, H. 2009. Gene expression profiling in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium stimulated heterophils using a chicken 44k agilent microarray [abstract]. Plant & Animal Genome XVII Conference, January 10-14, 2009, San Diego, California. p. 513.
Gene expression profiling in chicken heterophils with Salmonella enteritidis stimulation using a chicken 44 K Agilent microarray - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiang, H., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Dowd, S.E., Li, X., Pevzner, I.Y., Zhou, H. 2008. Gene expression profiling in chicken heterophils with Salmonella enteritidis stimulation using a chicken 44 K Agilent microarray. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 9:Article 526.
Profiling pro-inflammatory cytokine and chemokine mRNA expression levels as a novel method for selection of increased innate immune responsiveness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., Kaiser, P., Kogut, M.H. 2008. Profiling pro-inflammatory cytokine and chemokine mRNA expression levels as a novel method for selection of increased innate immune responsiveness. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 126(1-2):35-42.
Towards the selection of chickens resistant to Salmonella and Campylobacter infections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaiser, P., Howell, J., Fife, M., Sadeyen, J.R., Salmon, N., Rothwell, L., Young, J., Burt, D., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H. 2008. Towards the selection of chickens resistant to Salmonella and Campylobacter infections. Bulletin and Transactions of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium. 164:17-25.
The paternal effect of Campylobacter jejuni colonization in ceca in broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Chiang, H., Wang, Y., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Stern, N.J., Pevzner, I.Y., Zhou, H. 2008. The paternal effect of Campylobacter jejuni colonization in ceca in broilers. Poultry Science. 87:1742-1747.
Differential induction of nitric oxide, degranulation, and oxidative burst activities in response to microbial agonist stimulation in monocytes and heterophils from young commercial turkeys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2008. Differential induction of nitric oxide, degranulation, and oxidative burst activities in response to microbial agonist stimulation in monocytes and heterophils from young commercial turkeys. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 123(3-4):177-185.
Gene expression profiling of heterophils from Salmonella-resistant and -susceptible chickens using a 44K agilent microarray - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., Chiang, H.I., Zhou, H., Li, X., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2007. Gene expression profiling of heterophils from Salmonella-resistant and-susceptible chickens using a 44K agilent microarray [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Society for Leukocyte Biology, October 11-13, 2007, Cambridge, Massachusetts. p. 20.
Salmonella induces SRC protein tyrosine kinase, c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK), and NF-kappaBp65 signaling pathways in commercial and wild-type turkey leukocytes - (Abstract Only)
Genovese, K.J., He, H., McReynolds, J.L., Swaggerty, C.L., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2007. Salmonella induces SRC protein tyrosine kinase, c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK), and NF-kappaBp65 signaling pathways in commercial and wild-type turkey leukocytes [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Society for Leukocyte Biology, October 11-13, 2007, Cambridge, Massachusetts. p. 58.
Immune stimulatory CpG oligodeoxynucleotides reduces Salmonella enterica subsp. Arizonae organ colonization and mortality in young turkeys - (Abstract Only)
He, H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H. 2007. Immune stimulatory CpG oligodeoxynucleotides reduces Salmonella enterica subsp. Arizonae organ colonization and mortality in young turkeys [abstract]. Poultry Science. 86:300.
In vivo priming heterophil innate immune functions and increasing resistance to Salmonella enteritidis infection in neonatal chickens by immune stimulatory CpG-ODN - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2007. In vivo priming heterophil innate immune functions and increasing resistance to Salmonella enteritidis infection in neonatal chickens by immune stimulatory CpG-ODN oligodeoxynucleotides. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 117:275-283.
Differential JAK response in polymorphonuclear cells from a non-mammalian species following exposure to Salmonella enteritidis - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2007. Differential JAK response in polymorphonuclear cells from a non-mammalian species following exposure to Salmonella enteritidis [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology - Jaks, Stats and Immunity, January 5-10, 2007, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. p. 66.
THE FEATHERING GENE IS LINKED TO DEGRANULATION AND OXIDATIVE BURST NOT CYTOKINE/CHEMOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION LEVELS OR SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS ORGAN INVASION IN BROILERS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., He, H., Genovese, K.J., Kaiser, P., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2006. The feathering gene is linked to degranulation and oxidative burst not cytokine/chemokine mRNA expression levels or Salmonella enteritidis organ invasion in broilers. Avian Pathology. 35:465-470.
PROPHYLACTIC APPLICATION OF IMMUNE STIMULATORY CPG-ODN REDUCES SALMONELLA ENTERICA SUBSP. ARIZONAE ORGAN COLONIZATION AND MORTALITY IN YOUNG TURKEYS - (Abstract Only)
He, H., Genovese, K.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H. 2006. Prophylactic application of immune stimulatory CpG-ODN reduces Salmonella enterica subsp. Arizonae organ colonization and mortality in young turkeys [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. p. 67.
DIFFERENTIAL HETEROPHIL INTRACELLULAR SIGNALING AND FUNCTIONS IN WILD-TYPE AND COMMERCIAL TURKEYS - (Abstract Only)
Genovese, K.J., He, H., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H. 2006. Differential heterophil intracellular signaling and functions in wild-type and commercial turkeys [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 09th Avian Immunology Research Group Meeting, October 21-24, 2006, Paris, France. p. 51.
THE FEATHERING GENE IS LINKED TO DEGRANULATION AND OXIDATIVE BURST NOT CYTOKINE/CHEMOKINE EXPRESSION OR SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS ORGAN INVASION IN BROILERS - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., He, H., Genovese, K.J., Kaiser, P., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2006. The feathering gene is linked to degranulation and oxidative burst not cytokine/chemokine expression or Salmonella enteritidis organ invasion in broilers [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 09th Avian Immunology Research Group Meeting, October 21-24, 2006, Paris, France. p. 58.
CELL SIGNALING AND HOST INNATE IMMUNE DEFENSES IN WILD-TYPE AND COMMERCIAL TURKEYS - (Abstract Only)
Genovese, K.J., He, H., Lowry, V.K., Swaggerty, C.L., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2006. Cell signaling and host innate immune defenses in wild-type and commercial turkeys [abstract]. 10th International Congress of Developmental and Comparative Immunology. p. 110.
THE FEATHERING GENE INFLUENCES DEGRANULATION AND OXIDATIVE BURST BUT NOT CYTOKINE/CHEMOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION OR SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS ORGAN INVASION IN BROILERS - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., He, H., Genovese, K.J., Kaiser, P., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2006. The feathering gene influences degranulation and oxidative burst but not cytokine/chemokine mRNA expression or Salmonella enteritidis organ invasion in broilers [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 10th International Congress of Developmental and Comparative Immunology, July 1-6, 2006, Charleston, South Carolina. p. 236.
COMPARISON OF HETEROPHIL FUNCTIONS OF MODERN COMMERCIAL AND WILD-TYPE RIO GRANDE TURKEYS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Genovese, K.J., He, H., Lowry, V.K., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H. 2006. Comparison of heterophil functions of modern commercial and wild-type Rio Grande turkeys. Avian Pathology. 35:217-223.
HETEROPHIL CYTOKINE MRNA PROFILE FROM GENETICALLY DISTINCT LINES OF CHICKENS WITH DIFFERENTIAL HETEROPHIL-MEDIATED INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Kaiser, P., Rothwell, L., Pevzner, I., Kogut, M.H. 2006. Heterophil cytokine mRNA profiles from genetically distinct lines of chickens with differential heterophil-mediated innate immune responses. Avian Pathology. 35:102-108.
AVIAN POLYMORPHONUCLEAR CELLS CONTRIBUTE TO A DIFFERENTIAL INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN GENETICALLY DEFINED CHICKENS - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., Lowry, V.K., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2005. Avian polymorphonuclear cells contribute to a differential innate immune response in genetically defined chickens [abstract]. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. (Suppl. 2005):38.
DIFFERENTIAL CYTOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION BY HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM CHICKENS THAT VARY IN SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DIVERSE PATHOGENS - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Pevzner, I.Y., Kaiser, P. 2005. Differential cytokine mRNA expression by heterophils isolated from chickens that vary in susceptibility to diverse pathogens [abstract]. Chicken Genomics and Development. p. 44.
DISPARITY IN SUSCEPTIBILITY TO VANCOMYCIN-RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCUS ORGAN INVASION IN COMMERCIAL BROILER CHICKENS THAT DIFFER IN INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSIVENESS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Lowry, V.K., Ferro, P.J., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2005. Disparity in susceptibility to vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus organ invasion in commercial broiler chickens that differ in innate immune responsiveness. Food and Agricultural Immunology. 16:1-15.
HETEROPHILS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH RESISTANCE TO SYSTEMIC SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS INFECTIONS IN GENETICALLY DISTINCT CHICKEN LINES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Ferro, P.J., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2005. Heterophils are associated with resistance to systemic Salmonella enteritidis infections in genetically distinct chicken lines. FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology. 43:149-154.
RECOMBINANT CHICKEN IL-6 DOES NOT ACTIVATE HETEROPHILS ISLOATED FROM DAY-OLD CHICKENS IN VITRO - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferro, P.J., Swaggerty, C.L., He, H., Rothwell, L., Kaiser, P., Kogut, M.H. 2005. Recombinant chicken IL-6 does not activate heterophils isloated from day-old chickens in vitro. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 29:375-383.
PURIFIED BETA-GLUCAN AS AN ABIOTIC FEED ADDITIVE UP-REGULATES THE INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN IMMATURE CHICKENS AGAINST SALMONELLA ENTERICA SEROVAR ENTERITIDIS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lowry, V.K., Farnell, M.B., Ferro, P.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Bahl, A., Kogut, M.H. 2005. Purified beta-glucan as an abiotic feed additive up-regulates the innate immune response in immature chickens against Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 98:309-318.
DIFFERENTIAL CYTOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION IN HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM SALMONELLA-RESISTANT AND -SUSCEPTIBLE CHICKENS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Ferro, P.J., Rothwell, L., Pevzner, I.Y., Kaiser, P. 2004. Differential cytokine mRNA expression in heterophils isolated from Salmonella-resistant and -susceptible chickens. Immunology. 113:139-148.
HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM CHICKENS RESISTANT TO EXTRAINTESTINAL SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS INFECTION EXPRESS HIGHER LEVELS OF PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE MRNA FOLLOWING INFECTION THAN HETEROPHILS FROM SUSCEPTIBLE CHICKENS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferro, P.J., Swaggerty, C.L., Kaiser, P., Pevzner, I.Y., Kogut, M.H. 2004. Heterophils isolated from chickens resistant to extra-intestinal Salmonella enteritidis infection express higher levels of pro-inflammatory cytokine mRNA following infection than heterophils from susceptible chickens. Epidemiology and Infection. 132:1029-1037.
DIFFERENTIAL CYTOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION BY HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM CHICKENS THAT VARY IN THEIR SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DIVERSE PATHOGENS - (Abstract Only)
Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Ferro, P., Rothwell, L., Pevzner, I.Y., Kaiser, P. 2004. Differential cytokine mRNA expression by heterophils isolated from chickens that vary in their susceptibility to diverse pathogens [abstract]. 8th Avian Immunology Research Group Meeting. p. 22.
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE HETEROPHIL, THE AVIAN NEUTROPHIL EQUIVALENT - (Abstract Only)
Kaiser, P., Rothwell, L., Swaggerty, C.L., Ferro, P., Kogut, M.H. 2004. Characterization of the heterophil, the avian neutrophil equivalent [abstract]. Research in Veterinary Science. 76(Suppl. A):47.
DIFFERENTIAL PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION IN HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM SALMONELLA-RESISTANT AND -SUSCEPTIBLE CHICKENS - (Abstract Only)
SWAGGERTY, C.L., FERRO, P.J., ROTHWELL, L., PEVZNER, I.Y., KOGUT, M.H., KAISER, P. DIFFERENTIAL PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION IN HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM SALMONELLA-RESISTANT AND -SUSCEPTIBLE CHICKENS. ARS IMMUNOLOGY WORKSHOP. 2003. ABSTRACT P. 57.
HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM CHICKENS RESISTANT TO EXTRAINTESTINAL SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS INFECTION EXPRESS HIGHER LEVELS OF PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE MRNA FOLLOWING INFECTION THAN HETEROPHILS FROM SUSCEPTIBLE CHICKENS - (Abstract Only)
FERRO, P.J., SWAGGERTY, C.L., KAISER, P., PEVZNER, I.Y., KOGUT, M.H. HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM CHICKENS RESISTANT TO EXTRAINTESTINAL SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS INFECTION EXPRESS HIGHER LEVELS OF PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE MRNA FOLLOWING INFECTION THAN HETEROPHILS FROM SUSCEPTIBLE CHICKENS. ARS IMMUNOLOGY WORKSHOP. 2003. ABSTRACT P. 21.
BETA-GLUCAN SUPPLEMENTED FEED DECREASES SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS ORGAN INVASION IN IMMATURE CHICKS - (Abstract Only)
EFFECTS OF RECOMBINANAT IL-6 ON THE FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OF DAY-OLD CHICKEN HETEROPHILS - (Abstract Only)
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN IN VITRO HETEROPHIL FUNCTION AND THE FEATHERING GENE IN COMMERCIAL BROILER CHICKENS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swaggerty, C.L., Pevzner, I.Y., Ferro, P.J., Crippen, T.L., Kogut, M.H. 2003. Association between in vitro heterophil function and the feathering gene in commercial broiler chickens. Avian Pathology. 32:483-488.
FUNCTIONAL COMPARISON OF HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM COMMERCIAL BROILER CHICKENS - (Abstract Only)
OXIDATIVE BURST MEDIATED BY TOLL LIKE RECEPTORS (TLR) AND CD14 ON AVIAN HETEROPHILS STIMULATED WITH BACTERIAL TOLL AGONISTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
FUNCTIONAL COMPARISON OF HETEROPHILS ISOLATED FROM COMMERCIAL BROILER CHICKENS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DIFFERENTIAL DEGRANULATION RESPONSE OF CHICKEN HETEROPHILS TO GRAM-POSITIVEAND GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA IS NOT MEDIATED BY TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR 4 - (Abstract Only)
DIFFERENTIAL BACTERICIDAL FUNCTIONS STIMULATED BY THE ACTIVATION OF TOLL-LIKE RECEPTORS IN CHICKEN HETEROPHILS - (Abstract Only)
DETECTION OF PROTEIN TYROSINE KINASE IN IMMATURE CHICKEN HETEROPHILS - (Abstract Only)
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