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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Robert Hnasko
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research
General Biological Science

Phone: (510) 559-5878
Fax: (510) 559-6429

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-PSM
800 BUCHANAN ST
ALBANY , CA 94710

Projects
Immunodiagnostics to Detect Prions and Other Important Animal Pathogens
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424354
Rapid Assays and Mobile Technologies to Improve Animal Health and Food Safety
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 429174

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rapid microfluidic assay for the detection of botulinum neurotoxin in animal sera -
Babrak, L.M., Lin, A.V., Stanker, L.H., McGarvey, J.A., Hnasko, R.M. 2016. Rapid microfluidic assay for the detection of botulinum neurotoxin in animal sera. Toxins. 8(1):13.
Monoclonal antibody technologies and rapid detection assays -
Hnasko, R.M., Stanker, L.H., Mcgarvey, J.A. 2015. Monoclonal antibody technologies and rapid detection assays.September 23-25, 2015 Carlsbad, CA: p. 1-44.
Bacterial populations on the surfaces of organic and conventionally grown almond drupes Reprint Icon -
Mcgarvey, J.A., Hnasko, R.M., Stanker, L.H., Han, R., Connel, J. 2015. Bacterial populations on the surfaces of organic and conventionally grown almond drupes. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 119:529-538.
ELISA: Methods and Protocols -
Hnasko, R.M. 2015. ELISA: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. Volume 1318. New York: Humana Press. 435 p. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2742-5.
The biochemical properties of antibodies and their fragments -
Hnasko, R.M. 2015. The biochemical properties of antibodies and their fragments. In: Hnasko, R., editor. ELISA: Methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1st edition. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 1-14. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2742-5.
Hybridoma technology -
Hnasko, R.M., Stanker, L.H. 2015. Hybridoma technology. In: Hnasko, R., editor. ELISA: Methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1st edition. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 15-28. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2742-5.
Bioconjugation of antibodies to horseradish peroxidase (hrp) -
Hnasko, R.M. 2015. Bioconjugation of antibodies to horseradish peroxidase (hrp).In: Hnasko, R., editor. ELISA: Methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1st edition. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 43-50. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2742-5.
Affinity purification of antibodies -
Hnasko, R.M., McGarvey, J.A. 2015. Affinity purification of antibodies. In: Hnasko, R., editor. ELISA Methods and Protocols. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 29-41. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2742-5.
The western blot -
Hnasko, R.M., Hnasko, T.S. 2015. The western blot. In: Hnasko, Robert, editor. ELISA: Methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1st edition. New York, NY:Humana Press. p. 87-96. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2742-5.
Rapid detection of E. coli produced shiga-like toxins by lateral flow immunoassay in multiple food matrices -
Ching, K.H., He, X., Stanker, L.H., Lin, A.V., Hnasko, R.M. 2015. Rapid detection of E. coli produced shiga-like toxins by lateral flow immunoassay in multiple food matrices. Toxins. Toxins 7:1163-1173.
Detection of shiga toxins by lateral flow assay -
Ching, K.H., He, X., Stanker, L.H., Lin, A.V., Mcgarvey, J.A., Hnasko, R.M. 2015. Detection of shiga toxins by lateral flow assay. Toxins. 7:1163-1173. doi: 10.3390/Toxins7041163.
Prion extraction methods: comparison of bead beating, ultrasonic disruption and repeated freeze-thaw methodologies for the recovery of functional renilla-prion fusion protein from bacteria -
Hnasko, R.M., Lin, A.V., Stanker, L.H., Bala, K., McGarvey, J.A. 2016. Prion extraction methods: comparison of bead beating, ultrasonic disruption and repeated freeze-thaw methodologies for the recovery of functional renilla-prion fusion protein from bacteria. In: Micic, M., editor. Sample Preparation Techniques for Soil, Plant, and Animal Samples. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 389-399.
A double-sandwich ELISA for identification of monoclonal antibodies suitable for sandwich immunoassays -
Stanker, L.H., Hnasko, R.M. 2015. A double-sandwich ELISA for identification of monoclonal antibodies suitable for sandwich immunoassays. Methods in Molecular Biology. Springer Science and Business Media, New York. 216 pp. 2015. (Book Chapter.
The generation of monoclonal antibodies and their use in rapid diagnostic tests -
Hnasko, R.M., Stanker, L.H., Mcgarvey, J.A., Lin, A.V. 2014. The generation of monoclonal antibodies and their use in rapid diagnostic tests. Proceedings: Microfluidics Regenerated: New Approaches, Applications and Enabling Technologies. Meeting Abstract. 7(1-16).
Bacterial population structure and dynamics during the development of almond drupes Reprint Icon -
McGarvey, J.A., Connell, J., Stanker, L.H., Hnasko, R.M. 2014. Bacterial population structure and dynamics during the development of almond drupes. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 116:1542-1552.
A monoclonal antibody based capture ELISA for botulinum neurotoxin serotype B: toxin detection in food Reprint Icon -
Stanker, L.H., Scotcher, M.C., Cheng, L.W., Ching, K., Mcgarvey, J.A., Hodge, D., Hnasko, R.M. 2013. A monoclonal antibody based capture ELISA for botulinum neurotoxin serotype B: toxin detection in food. Toxins. 5(11):2212-2226.
A polyclonal antibody based immunoassay detects seven subtypes of Shiga toxin 2 produced by escherichia coli in human and environmental samples -
He, X., Patfield, S.A., Hnasko, R.M., Rasooly, R., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. A polyclonal antibody based immunoassay detects seven subtypes of Shiga toxin 2 produced by escherichia coli in human and environmental samples. PLoS One. 8(10):e76368.
Detection of bacterial toxins by lateral flow immunoassay -
Ching, K.H., Stanker, L.H., He, X., Hnasko, R.M. 2013. Detection of bacterial toxins by lateral flow immunoassay. p. 1-28. Irvine, CA; Biodot.
Bacterial population dynamics during the ensiling of Medicago sativa (alfalfa) and subsequent exposure to air Reprint Icon -
McGarvey, J.A., Franco, R., Palumbo, J.D., Hnasko, R.M., Stanker, L.H., Mitloehner, F. 2013. Bacterial population dynamics during the ensiling of Medicago sativa (alfalfa) and subsequent exposure to air. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 114:1661-1670.
Development and characterization of six monoclonal antibodies to hemagglutinin-70 (HA70) of Clostridium botulinum and their application in a sandwich ELISA -
Scotcher, M.C., Cheng, L.W., Ching, K.H., Mcgarvey, J.A., Hnasko, R.M., Stanker, L.H. 2013. Development and characterization of six monoclonal antibodies to hemagglutinin-70 (HA70) of Clostridium botulinum and their application in a sandwich ELISA. Monoclonal Antibodies in Immunodiagnosis and Immunotherapy. 32(1):6-15. doi: 10.1089/mab.2012.0071.
Rapid multiplex immunoassay to distinguish botulinum neurotoxin serotypes on a single lateral flow device(Abstract) -
Novel epitopes identified by Anti-PrP monoclonal antibodies produced following immunization of Prnp0/0 Balb/cJ mice with purified scrapie prions -
Stanker, L.H., Scotcher, M.C., Lin, A.V., Mcgarvey, J.A., Prusiner, S., Hnasko, R.M. 2012. Novel epitopes identified by Anti-PrP monoclonal antibodies produced following immunization of Prnp0/0 Balb/cJ mice with purified scrapie prions. Hybridoma. 31(5):312-324. doi:10.1089/hyb.2012.0022.
Replacement of animals in assays for detection of toxins in food(Abstract) -
Rapid and selective detection of botulinum neurotoxin serotypes-A and –B with a single immunochromatographic test strip Reprint Icon -
Ching, K.H., Lin, A.V., Mcgarvey, J.A., Stanker, L.H., Hnasko, R.M. 2012. Rapid and selective detection of botulinum neurotoxin serotypes-A and –B with a single immunochromatographic test strip. Journal of Immunological Methods. 380:23-29.
A rapid method to improve protein detection by indirect ELISA -
Hnasko, R.M., Lin, A.V., Mcgarvey, J.A., Stanker, L.H. 2011. A rapid method to improve protein detection by indirect ELISA. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 410(4):726-731. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2011.06.005.
Inoculation of Scrapie with the Self-Assembling RADA-Peptide Disrupts Prion Accumulation and Extends Hamster Survival -
Hnasko, R.M., Bruederle, C.E. 2009. Inoculation of Scrapie with the Self-Assembling RADA-Peptide Disrupts Prion Accumulation and Extends Hamster Survival. PLoS ONE. 4(2): http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0004440
Prion infected Meat-and-Bone Meal is still infectious after biodiesel production -
Bruederle, C.E., Hnasko, R.M., Kraemer, T., Garcia, R.A., Haas, M.J., Marmer, W.N., Carter, J.M. 2008. Prion infected Meat-and-Bone Meal is still Infectious After Biodiesel Production. PLoS One 3(8): e2969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002969.
Sensitive, Preclinical Detection of Prions in Brain by nanospray liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry -
Onisko, B.C., Silva, C.J., Dynin, I.A., Erickson, M.L., Vensel, W.H., Hnasko, R.M., Requena, J.R., Carter, J.M. 2007. Sensitive, Preclinical Detection of Prions in Brain by nanospray liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 21(24):4023-4026.
Genetic disruption of dopamine production results in pituitary adenomas and severe prolactinemia -
Hnasko, T.S., Hnasko, R.M., Sotak, B.N., Kapur, R.P. 2007. Genetic disruption of dopamine production results in pituitary adenomas and severe prolactinemia. Neuroendocrinology Journal. 86(1): 48-57
PV-1 LABELS TRANS-CELLULAR OPENINGS IN MOUSE ENDOTHELIAL CELLS AND IS NEGATIVELY REGULATED BY VEGF -
Hnasko, R.M., Carter, J.M., Medina, F., Lisanti, M. 2006. Pv-1 labels trans-cellular openings in mouse endothelial cells and is negatively regulated by vegf. Cell Cycle. 5(17):2021-28.
PV-1 IS NEGATIVELY REGULATED BY VEGF IN THE LUNG OF CAV-1, BUT NOT CAV-2, NULL MICE -
Hnasko, R.M., Philippe, F.G., Ben-Jonathan, N., Lisanti, M.P. 2006. Pv-1 is negatively regulated by vegf in the lung of cav-1, but not cav-2, null mice. Cell Cycle 5(17):2012-20.
Loss of Nkx2.8 deregulates progenitor cells in the large airways and leads to dysplasia -
Tian, J., Radma, M., Hnasko, R.M., Locker, J. 2006. Loss of Nkx2.8 deregulates progenitor cells in the large airways and leads to dysplasia. Cancer Research. 1:66(21):10399-407.
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