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Jennifer Wilson-Welder
Infectious Bacterial Diseases Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (515) 337-7765
Fax: (515) 337-7716

P.O. BOX 70
1920 DAYTON AVE
AMES, IA 50010
Projects
Characterization of the Pathogenesis and Antigen Expression in Spirochete Diseases
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432150
16S Metagenomic Sequencing Analysis
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 439633

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A pseudomolecule assembly of the Rocky Mountain elk genome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Masonbrink, R.E., Alt, D.P., Bayles, D.O., Boggiatto, P.M., Edwards, H., Tatum, F.M., Williams, J.E., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Wood, M., Zimin, A., Severin, A., Olsen, S.C. 2021. A pseudomolecule assembly of the Rocky Mountain elk genome. PLoS ONE. 16(4). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249899.
Bovine immune response to vaccination and infection with Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Alt, D.P., Nally, J.E., Olsen, S.C. 2021. Bovine immune response to vaccination and infection with Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo. mSphere. 6(2). https://doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00988-20.
Bovine immune response to leptospiral antigen in different novel adjuvants and vaccine delivery platforms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Boggiatto, P.M., Nally, J.E., Wafa, E.I., Alt, D.P., Hornsby, R.L., Frank, A.T., Jones, D.E., Olsen, S.C., Bowden, N.B., Salem, A.K. 2020. Bovine immune response to leptospiral antigen in different novel adjuvants and vaccine delivery platforms. Vaccine. 38(18):3464-3473. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.02.086.
Further inquiry into the etiology of hoof disease in elk using bacterial metagenomics analysis - (Abstract Only)
Short communication: Lymphocyte proliferative responses in cattle naturally infected with digital dermatitis consists of CD8+ and gamma delta T cells but lack CD4+ T cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Nally, J.E., Alt, D.P., Humphrey, S.B., Olsen, S.C. 2018. Short communication: Lymphocyte proliferative responses in cattle naturally infected with digital dermatitis consists of CD8plus and gamma delta T cells but lack CD4plus T cells. Journal of Dairy Science. 101(9):8301-8307. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13913.
Isolation and characterization of pathogenic leptospires associated with cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nally, J.E., Hornsby, R.L., Alt, D.P., Bayles, D.O., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Bauer, N.E. 2018. Isolation and characterization of pathogenic leptospires associated with cattle. Veterinary Microbiology. 218:25-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.03.023.
Inbred rats as a model to study persistent renal colonization and associated cellular immune responsiveness Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nally, J.E., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Hornsby, R.L., Palmer, M.V., Alt, D.P. 2018. Inbred rats as a model to study persistent renal colonization and associated cellular immune responsiveness. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2018.00066.
Experimental transmission of bovine digital dermatitis to sheep: development of an infection model. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Nally, J.E., Alt, D.P., Palmer, M.V., Cotaney, J., Plummer, P. 2017. Experimental transmission of bovine digital dermatitis to sheep: development of an infection model. Veterinary Pathology. 55(2):245-257. https://doi.org/10.1177/0300985817736572.
Treponeme-associated hoof disease of wild elk (Cervus elaphus spp.) in southwestern Washington State, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, S., Mansfield, K., Haldorson, G., Bradway, D., Besser, T., Reed, D., Alt, D.P., Wilson-Welder, J.H. 2018. Treponeme-associated hoof disease of wild elk (Cervus elaphus spp.) in southwestern Washington State, USA. Veterinary Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0300985818798108.
Immunogenicity and efficacy of a rough Brucella suis vaccine delivered orally or parenterally to feral swine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olsen, S.C., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Nol, P., Rhyan, J., Srirangathan, N. 2017. Immunogenicity and efficacy of a rough Brucella suis vaccine delivered orally or parenterally to feral swine. International Journal of Vaccine Research. 2(1): 6.
Defective anti-polysaccharide IgG vaccine responses in IgA deficient mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Furuya, Y., Kirimanjeswara, G., Roberts, S., Racine, R., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Sanfilippo, A., Salmon, S., Metzger, D.W. 2017. Defective anti-polysaccharide IgG vaccine responses in IgA deficient mice. Vaccine. 35(37):4997-5005. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.07.071.
Interaction of bovine peripheral blood polymorphonuclear cells and Leptospira species; innate responses in the natural bovine reservoir host. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Frank, A.T., Hornsby, R.L., Olsen, S.C., Alt, D.P. 2016. Interaction of bovine peripheral blood polymorphonuclear cells and Leptospira species; innate responses in the natural bovine reservoir host. Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:1110.
Digital dermatitis in cattle: current bacterial and immunological findings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Alt, D.P., Nally, J.E. 2015. Digital dermatitis in cattle: current bacterial and immunological findings. Animals. 5:114-1135. doi: 10.3390/ani5040400.
Complete genome sequence of Leptospira interrogans serovar Bratislava, strain PigK151 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alt, D.P., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Bayles, D.O., Cameron, C., Adler, B., Bulach, D.M., Seemann, T., Lehane, M.J., Haines, L.R., Darby, A.C., Hall, N., Radford, A.D., Zuerner, R.L. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Leptospira interrogans serovar Bratislava, strain PigK151. Genome Announcements. 3(3):e00678-15. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00678-15.
The etiology of digital dermatitis in ruminants: recent perspectives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Alt, D.P., Nally, J.E. 2015. The etiology of digital dermatitis in ruminants: recent perspectives. Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports. 2015(6):155-164.
Biochemical and molecular characterization of Treponema phagedenis-like spirochetes isolated from a bovine digital dermatitis lesion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Elliott, M.K., Zuerner, R.L., Bayles, D.O., Alt, D.P., Stanton, T.B. 2013. Biochemical and molecular characterization of Treponema phagedenis-like spirochetes isolated from a bovine digital dermatitis lesion. BMC Microbiology. 13:280. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2180-13-280.pdf.
Expansion of the in vitro assay for Leptospira potency testing to other Serovars: Case study with Leptospira hardjo Reprint Icon ()
Alt, D.P., Wilson-Welder, J.H. 2013. Expansion of the in vitro assay for Leptospira potency testing to other serovars: Case study with Leptospira hardjo. Biologicals. 41(5):323-324.
Single immunization with a suboptimal antigen dose encapsulated into polyanhydride microparticles promotes high titer and avid antibody responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huntimer, L., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Ross, K., Carrillo-Conde, B., Pruisner, L., Wang, C., Narasimhan, B., Wannemuehler, M.J., Ramer-Tait, A.E. 2013. Single immunization with a suboptimal antigen dose encapsulated into polyanhydride microparticles promotes high titer and avid antibody responses. Biomedical Materials Research. 101(1):91-98.
Prospects in nasal vaccination against clinically relevant pathogens and select agents ()
Hickey, A.J., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Metzger, D.W. 2011. Prospects in nasal vaccination against clinically relevant pathogens and select agents. Drugs of the Future. 36(8):589-599.