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Emir Hodzic- DVM, MSci, PhD
Project Scientist
Medicine & Epidemiology

3105 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 2630
ehodzic@ucdavis.edu

   

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Microbiology

Education

1990 PhD Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1984 MSci Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1978 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Treatment of Borrelia burgdorferi persistence and biofilm in vitro, Ying Zhang (Principal Investigator), TR01 NIH

Principal Investigator, Mouse Model for Post-Antibiotic Persistence of Attenuated Borrelia burgdoreri, (Principal Investigator), Bay Area Lyme Foundation

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Emir Hodzic: Single-cell analysis: Advances and future perspectives 2016 Hodzic E Single-cell analysis: Advances and future perspectives Bosn J Basic Med Sci,
  • Emir Hodzic: Lyme Borreliosis: Is there a preexisting (natural) variation in antimicrobial susceptibility among Borrelia burgdorferi strains? 2015 Hodzic E Lyme Borreliosis: Is there a preexisting (natural) variation in antimicrobial susceptibility among Borrelia burgdorferi strains? Bosnian journal of basic medical sciences / Udruz?enje basic?nih mediciniskih znanosti = Association of Basic Medical Sciences,
  • Emir Hodzic: Coinfection with Clostridium piliforme and Felid herpesvirus 1 in a kitten. 2015 Neto RT, Uzal FA, Hodzic E, Persiani M, Jolissaint S, Alcaraz A, Carvallo FR Coinfection with Clostridium piliforme and Felid herpesvirus 1 in a kitten. Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation: official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc,
  • Emir Hodzic: Development and validation of a multiplex reverse transcription quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) assay for the rapid detection of Citrus tristeza virus, Citrus psorosis virus, and Citrus leaf blotch virus. 2015 Osman F, Hodzic E, Kwon SJ, Wang J, Vidalakis G Development and validation of a multiplex reverse transcription quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR) assay for the rapid detection of Citrus tristeza virus, Citrus psorosis virus, and Citrus leaf blotch virus. Journal of virological methods,
  • Emir Hodzic: A real-time PCR assay for differentiating pathogenic Anaplasma phagocytophilum from an apathogenic, woodrat-adapted genospecies from North America. 2015 Stephenson N, Hodzic E, Mapes S, Rejmanek D, Foley J A real-time PCR assay for differentiating pathogenic Anaplasma phagocytophilum from an apathogenic, woodrat-adapted genospecies from North America. Ticks and tick-borne diseases,
  • Emir Hodzic: Methylation and gene expression responses to ethanol feeding and betaine supplementation in the cystathionine beta synthase-deficient mouse 2014 Medici V, Schroeder DI, Woods R, Lasalle JM, Geng Y, Shibata NM, Peerson J, Hodzic E, Dayal S, Tsukamoto H, Kharbanda KK, Tillman B, French SW, Halsted CH Methylation and gene expression responses to ethanol feeding and betaine supplementation in the cystathionine beta synthase-deficient mouse Alcohol Clin Exp Res.,
  • Emir Hodzic: Resurgence of persisting non-cultivable Borrelia burgdorferi following antibiotic treatment in mice 2014 Hodzic E, Imai D, Feng S, Barthold SW Resurgence of persisting non-cultivable Borrelia burgdorferi following antibiotic treatment in mice ,
  • Emir Hodzic: Development and validation of a multiplex quantitative PCR assay for the rapid detection of Grapevine virus A, B and D. 2013 Osman F, Hodzic E, Omanska-Klusek A, Olineka T, Rowhani A Development and validation of a multiplex quantitative PCR assay for the rapid detection of Grapevine virus A, B and D. Journal of virological methods,
  • Emir Hodzic: Assessment of transcriptional activity of Borrelia burgdorferi and host cytokine genes during early and late infection in a mouse model. 2013 Hodzic E, Feng S, Barthold SW Assessment of transcriptional activity of Borrelia burgdorferi and host cytokine genes during early and late infection in a mouse model. Vector borne and zoonotic diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.),
  • Emir Hodzic: Correction: Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Rhesus Macaques following Antibiotic Treatment of Disseminated Infection. 2013 Embers ME, Barthold SW, Borda JT, Bowers L, Doyle L, Hodzic E, Jacobs MB, Hasenkampf NR, Martin DS, Narasimhan S, Phillippi-Falkenstein KM, Purcell JE, Ratterree MS, Philipp MT Correction: Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Rhesus Macaques following Antibiotic Treatment of Disseminated Infection. PloS one,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2004 Hodzic E, Barthold SW: Lyme disease in livestock, Coetzer, J.A.W. & Tustin, R.C., (ed), Infectious Diseases in Livestock, Cape Town . 1440-1444.