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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

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Projects
Intervention Strategies for Spirochete Diseases
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441160
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.)
First molecular confirmation of Treponema spp. in lesions consistent with digital dermatitis in Chilean dairy cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salgado, M., Canales, N., Bustamante, H., Wilson-Welder, J.H., Thomas, C., Ramirez, E. 2022. First molecular confirmation of Treponema spp. in lesions consistent with digital dermatitis in Chilean dairy cattle. Pathogens. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens11050510.
Evaluation of Treponeme-Associated Hoof Disease of wild elk disease induction and pathogenesis in a sheep dermatitis induction model. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson-Welder, J.H., Olsen, S.C., Alt, D.P., Bayles, D.O., Han, S., Mansfield, K. 2022. Evaluation of Treponeme-Associated Hoof Disease of wild elk disease induction and pathogenesis in a sheep dermatitis induction model.. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. Frontiers Veterinary Science vol 8, article 782149. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.782149.
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 - (Other)
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 - (Review Article)
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.