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Cari Hearn
Endemic Poultry Viral Diseases Research
Veterinary Medical Officer

Phone: (269) 325-1023
Fax:

934 COLLEGE STATIO ROAD
ATHENS, GA 30605
Projects
Influence of Vaccines, Host Genetics and Pathogen Mutation Rates on the Evolutionary Dynamics of Infectious Diseases - Purdue
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 439583
Genetic and Biological Determinants of Avian Herpesviruses Pathogenicity, Transmission, and Evolution to Inform the Development of Effective Control Strategies
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432152
Enhancing Genetic Resistance to Marek’s Disease in Poultry
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 433072
Effect of Marek’s Disease CVRM Vaccine on the Enhancement of Spontaneous Avian Leukosis-like Tumors
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 439597

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparison of Marek's disease virus challenge strains and bird types for vaccine licensing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Immune-tolerance mediated neuropathogenicity of Marek's disease vaccines - (Abstract Only)
The Secretion of Type I Interferons as a Primary Determinant of Susceptibility to Marek’s Disease Virus in Chickens - (Abstract Only)
Codon deoptimization of UL54 in meq-deleted Marek's disease vaccine candidate eliminates lymphoid atrophy but reduces vaccinal protection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Conrad, S.J., Hearn, C.J., Silva, R.F., Dunn, J.R. 2020. Codon deoptimization of UL54 in meq-deleted Marek's disease vaccine candidate eliminates lymphoid atrophy but reduces vaccinal protection. Avian Diseases. 64(3):243-246. https://doi.org/10.1637/aviandiseases-D-19-00166.
Role of the Chicken T Cell Receptor-Beta Repertoire in Genetic Resistance to Marek's Disease - (Abstract Only)
Attenuation of Marek’s disease virus by codon pair deoptimization of core herpesvirus genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Conrad, S.J., Silva, R.F., Hearn, C.J., Climans, M., Dunn, J.R. 2018. Attenuation of Marek’s disease virus by codon pair deoptimization of core herpesvirus genes. Virology. 516:219-226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2018.01.020.
Differential TCR Vbeta Usage in the Peripheral T Cells of Chickens Resistant and Susceptible to Marek’s Disease - (Abstract Only)
Expression of Marek's disease virus oncoprotein Meq during infection in the natural host Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tai, S., Hearn, C.J., Umthong, S., Agafitei, O., Cheng, H.H., Dunn, J.R., Niikura, M. 2017. Expression of Marek's disease virus oncoprotein Meq during infection in the natural host. Virology. 503:103-113. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2017.01.011.