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Dr. Karsten Hueffer

Dr. Karsten Hueffer

University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA


Email: khueffer@alaska.edu


Qualifications

2003 Ph.D., Cornell University, Comparative Biomedical Science

1999 DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary


Publications (Selected)

  1. Lieske C., Moses S., Castellini J.M., Hueffer K., O’Hara T. M.: Toxicokinetics of Total Mercury in Canine Blood. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 53: 66.
  2. De Bruin, O. M., Duplantis B. N., Ludu, J. S., Hare, R. F., Nix, E. B., Schmerk, C. L., Boraston A. B., Hueffer, K., Nano, F. E.: Requirement of Francisella Pathogenicity Island (FPI)-encoded proteins for intracellular growth and biochemical features of the FPI-encoded proteins IglA, IglB, IglC, IglD, PdpB and DotU. Microbiology 2011 epub ahead of print.
  3. Hansen C. M., Castrodale L. J., Vogler A. J., Keim P., Wagner D. M., Hueffer K. (Review): Tularemia in Alaska 1938 – 2010. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 53: 61
  4. Follmann, E. H., Ritter D., Swor R., Hueffer K.: Preliminary evaluation of Raboral V-RG® oral rabies vaccine in Arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 47 (2011): 1032-1035
  5. Hueffer, K., Holcomb, D., Ballweber, L., Gende, S., O’Hara, T. M.: Serologic Surveillance of Multiple Pathogens in a declining Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina) Population in Glacier Bay National Park and a Reference Site. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 47 (2011): 984-988
  6. Hueffer, K., O’Hara T. M., Follmann E. F. (review): Adaptation of Mammalian Host-Pathogen Interactions in a Changing Arctic Environment. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica. 53 (2011): (1):17.
  7. Hueffer, K., Lieske, C. L., McGilvary, L. M., Hare, R. F., Miller, D. L., O’Hara, T. M.: Strectocccus phocae Isolated form a Spotted Seal (Phoca largha) with Pyometra in Alaska. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 42, (2011): 108-112.
  8. Hueffer, K., Armbruster, P., Daehler, C., Ferzli, M., Godwin, J., Mulder, C. P. H., Sherwood, A.: Species Interaction, Advantageous or Not: the Fig-Wasp relationship. EcoEdNet (2010)
  9. Triebenbach, A. N, Vogl, S. J.,Lotspeich-Cole, L., Sikes, D. S., Happ, G. M., Hueffer, K.: Detection of Francisella tularensis in Alaskan Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) and Assessment of a Laboratory Model for Transmission. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47 (2010): 639-648
  10. Patel, J. C., Hueffer, K., Lam, T. T., and Galán, J. E.: Diversification of a Salmonella effector protein function by ubiquitin-dependent differential localization. Cell (137) (2009): 283-294.
  11. Read, A, Vogl, S. J., Hueffer, K., Gallagher, L. A., and Happ, G. M.: Francisella genes required for replication in mosquito cells. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45 (2008):1108-1116.
  12. Hueffer, K., and J. E. Galán. (review): Salmonella-induced macrophage death: multiple mechanisms, different outcomes. Cell Microbiol 6 (2004):1019-1025.
  13. Hernandez, L., Hueffer, K., Wenk, M., Galán, J. E.:Salmonella modulates vesicular trafficking by altering phosphoinositide metabolism. Science 304 (2004): 1805-1807.
  14. Hueffer, K., Palermo, L., Parrish, C.:Parvovirus infection of cells using variants of the feline transferrin receptor altering - clathrin-mediated endocytosis, membrane domain localization and capsid binding domains. Journal of Virology 78 (2004): 5601–5611.
  15. Hueffer, K., Truyen, U., Parrish, C. R. (review):  Evolution und Wirtswechsel des Caninen Parvovirus: Molekulare Grundlagen der Entstehung eines neuen Virus Berliner Muenchner Tieraerztliche Wochenschrift 117 (2004):130 – 135
  16. Parrish C. R. and Hueffer K. (book chapter): Parvovirus host range, cell tropism and evolution — studies of canine and feline parvoviruses, minute virus of mice, porcine parvovirus, and Aleutian mink disease virus. In Parvoviruses: J.R. Kerr, S.F. Cotmore, M.E. Bloom, R.M. Linden and C.R. Parrish, Editors, Hodder Arnold, London (2003), 343–351.
  17. Govindasamy, L., Hueffer, K., Parrish, C. R., Agbandje-McKenna, M.: Structures of host range-controlling regions of the capsids of canine and feline parvoviruses and mutants.  Journal of Virology 77 (2003) 12211-12221.