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Dana N Mitzel (PhD)
Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (785) 537-5540
Fax:
Room 135

USDA-ARS-PA-Center for Grain & Animal Health Res.
Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases/1515 College Ave.
MANHATTAN, KS 66506
Projects
Enhanced Capacity for Cooperative Research Related to Insect Transmission of Pathogens
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 441111
Rift Valley Fever Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431942
Orbivirus Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432252
Japanese Encephalitis Virus Prevention and Mitigation Strategies
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434704
Animal Studies in BSL-3 Containment at Pat Roberts Hall for Comparative Zoonotic Arbovirus Studies
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435561
Mammalian Responses to Arboviruses and Sorghum Polyphenols
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437098
Development of a Population Genetics Pipeline for Characterizing Viral and Vector Population Diversity
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438167
Effects of Arbovirus Infection on Insect Feeding Behavior
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438169
Effects of Environmental Temperature on Arbovirus Vector Competence of Various Mosquito Species
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440363
Detection and Characterization of Potential Emerging Arboviruses in Brazil
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440427
Molecular Characterization of Arbovirus-Mosquito-Vertebrate Host Interactions
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440542
Molecular Characterization and Epidemiological Surveillance of Arboviruses in Kenya’s Livestock
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440543
Investigating Risk Factors of Rift Valley Fever Virus Direct Transmission in Kenya
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440614
Molecular Characterization and Epidemiological Surveillance of Arboviruses in Kenya’s Wildlife
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440616
Molecular Characterization of Arboviruses in South African Livestock
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440618
Characterization of Arbovirus-mosquito-vertebrate Host Interactions
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440631
Development of Diagnostic Reagents and Assays for Arbovirus Surveillance
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440694
Host Cellular Immune Responses to Arboviruses
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440696
Detection and Characterization of Arboviruses and Environmental Influences on Transmission at the U.S. Wildlife and Livestock Interface
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440730

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Examining the potential transmission of SARS-CoV-2 by insect vectors - (Abstract Only)
Mechanical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 by house flies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balaraman, V., Drolet, B.S., Mitzel, D.N., Wilson, W.C., Owens, J.L., Gaultiero, N.N., Meekins, D.A., Bold, D., Trujillo, J.D., Noronha, L.E., Richt, J.A., Nayduch, D. 2021. Mechanical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 by house flies. Parasites & Vectors. 14:214. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-021-04703-8.
Susceptibility of midge and mosquito vectors to SARS-COV-2 by natural route of infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balaraman, V., Drolet, B.S., Gaudreault, N.N., Wilson, W.C., Owens, J.L., Bold, D., Swanson, D.A., Jasperson, D.C., Noronha, L.E., Richt, J.A., Mitzel, D.N. 2021. Susceptibility of midge and mosquito vectors to SARS-COV-2 by natural route of infection. Journal of Medical Entomology. 58(4):1948-1951. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjab013.
Editorial: Emerging arboviruses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Mitzel, D.N., Savini, G., Zientara, S., Richt, J.A. 2020. Editorial: Emerging arboviruses. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 7:593872. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.593872.
Japanese encephalitis virus infects novel Culex cell line ()
Perspectives regarding the risk of introduction of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliveira, A., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Noronha, L.E., Mitzel, D.N., McVey, D.S., Cernicchiaro, N. 2020. Perspectives regarding the risk of introduction of the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in the United States. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.00048.