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Rohana P Dassanayake
Ruminant Diseases and Immunology Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (515) 337-7311
Fax:

P.O. Box 70
1920 DAYTON AVE
AMES , IA 50010
Projects
Identification of Disease Mechanisms and Control Strategies for Bacterial Respiratory Pathogens in Ruminants
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432020
Identification of Disease Mechanisms and Control Strategies for Viral Respiratory Pathogens of Ruminants
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432021

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Synthetic bovine NK-lysin-derived peptide (bNK2A) does not require intra-chain disulfide bonds for bactericidal activity -
MicroRNA expression in thymus from calves in a coinfection study challenged with bovine viral diarrhea virus and Mycoplasma bovis -
Frequency of bovine viral diarrhea virus detected in subpopulations of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in persistently infected animals and health outcome -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Walz, P., Casas, E., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2019. Frequency of bovine viral diarrhea virus detected in subpopulations of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in persistently infected animals and health outcome. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 207:46-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetimm.2018.11.015.
Low-volume goat milk transmission of classical scrapie to lambs and goat kids -
Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Highland, M.A., Dassanayake, R.P., Zhuang, D., Schneider, D.A. 2018. Low-volume goat milk transmission of classical scrapie to lambs and goat kids. PLoS One. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204281.
Experimental infection of calves with bovine gammaherpesvirus 4 -
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on Mycoplasma bovis -
Dassanayake, R.P., Falkenberg, S.M., Register, K.B., Samorodnitsky, D., Nicholson, E.M., Reinhardt, T.A. 2018. Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on Mycoplasma bovis. PLoS One. 13(5):e0197677. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0197677.
Serological survey for antibodies against pestiviruses in Wyoming domestic sheep -
Silveira, S., Falkenberg, S.M., Elderbrook, M.J., Sondgeroth, K.S., Dassanayake, R.P., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F., Canal, C.W. 2018. Serological survey for antibodies against pestiviruses in Wyoming domestic sheep. Veterinary Microbiology. 219:96-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.04.019.
Characterization of alpha beta and gamma delta T cell subsets expressing IL-17A in ruminants and swine -
Elnaggar, M.M., Abdellrazeq, G.S., Dassanayake, R.P., Fry, L.M., Hulubei, V., Davis, W.C. 2018. Characterization of alpha beta and gamma delta T cell subsets expressing IL-17A in ruminants and swine. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 85:115-124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dci.2018.04.003.
Relationship between viral shedding in the transmission of bovine viral diarrhea virus to naïve calves by direct and indirect exposure routes -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2018. Evaluation of bovine viral diarrhea virus transmission potential to naïve calves by direct and indirect exposure routes. Veterinary Microbiology. 217:144-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2018.03.012.
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on Mycoplasma bovis -
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on bovine respiratory pathogen Histophilus somni Reprint Icon -
Dassanayake, R.P., Falkenberg, S.M., Briggs, R.E., Tatum, F.M., Sacco, R.E. 2017. Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on bovine respiratory pathogen Histophilus somni. PLoS One. 12(8):1-14. doi. 10.1371/journal.pone.0183610.
Improved detection of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in Bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Silveira, S., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2017. Improved detection of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in Bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. 235:77-81. 10.1016/j.virol.2017.06.032.
Antimicrobial activity of bovine NK-lysin-derived peptides on bovine respiratory pathogen Histophilus somni -
Improved detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay Reprint Icon -
Falkenberg, S.M., Dassanayake, R.P., Neill, J.D., Ridpath, J.F. 2017. Improved detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in bovine lymphoid cell lines using PrimeFlow RNA assay. Virology. 509(2017):260-265. doi. 10.1016/j.virol.2017.06.032.
Differential susceptibility of bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis) and domestic sheep (Ovis Aries) neutrophils to Mannheimia Haemolytica Leukotoxin is not due to differential expression of cell surface CD18 Reprint Icon -
Dassanayake, R.P., Shanthalingam, S., Liu, W., Casas, E., Srikumaran, S. 2017. Differential susceptibility of bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis) and domestic sheep (Ovis Aries) neutrophils to Mannheimia Haemolytica Leukotoxin is not due to differential expression of cell surface CD18. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 53(3):625-629. doi: 10.7589/2016-11-244.
Morphological changes in cultured bovine lymphoid cell lines associated with bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) single and dual infections with bovine leukemia virus (BLV) -
Differential susceptibility of bighorn sheep and domestic sheep neutrophils to Mannheimia haemolytica leukotoxin is not due to differential expression of cell surface CD18 -