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Beate Crossley- DVM, MPVM, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical
California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab

Thurman Lab
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 5662
bschikor@cahfs.ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Diagnostics of emerging viral infectious diseases

Specialty Focus

Diagnostic Virology

Education

2001 MPVM Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California
1997 PhD/Dr.med vet. Veterinary Virology, University of Wisconsin & Free University of Berlin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
1994 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Honors and Awards

2003 Special Recognition - CDFA END Task Force
1999 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) full fellowship dedicated to further education in the U.S.A.
1998 Karl-Pfizer Award, Best dissertation in the experimental-clinical field at the Free University of Berlin
1994-1997 Milwaukee Foundation Shaw Scholarship, University of Wisconsin

Licenses

Diplomate European Union Veterinary Medicine
United States Department of Agriculture - Select Agent Approval
Foreign Animal Disease Training Course, United States Department of Agriculture, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, New York
Real-time rt-PCR Train-the Trainer's Course, Cepheid Smart Cycler Platform for Foot-and-Mouth Disease virus and Classical Swine, Fever virus, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plum Island Animal Disease
High-throughput real time PCR Train-the Trainer's Course, Cepheid Smart Cycler Platform for Foot-and-Mouth Disease virus and Classical Swine, Manhattan, Kansas
National Animal Health Laboratory Network: Training for Foot and Mouth Disease virus, Rinderpest virus and African Swine Fever virus detection using real-time PCR at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center
Media Training Workshop: Working Effectively with the News Media, UC Davis, Davis, CA
Foreign Animal Disease Training Course, United States Department of Agriculture, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, New York
American Association of Laboratory Diagnosticians Auditor training, Las Vegas, NV

Active Research Grants

Principal Investigator, Rapid high-throughput milk assay adaptable to foot and mouth disease and other pathogens, (Principal Investigator), CA Dairy Research Foundation

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2014 Van Eenennaam A, Neibergs H, Seabury C, Taylor J, Wang Z, Scraggs E, Schnabel RD, Decker J, Wojtowicz A, Aly S, Davis J, Blanchard P, Crossley B, Rossitto P, Lehenbauer T, Hagevoort R, Chavez E, Neibergs JS, Womack JE. Results of the BRD CAP project: progress toward identifying genetic markers associated with BRD susceptibility Animal Health Research Reviews,
  • Link Icon 2014 Gaudreault NN, Mayo CE, Jasperson DC, Crossley BM, Breitmeyer RE, Johnson DJ, Ostlund EN, MacLachlan NJ, Wilson WC Whole genome sequencign and phylogenetic analysis of Bluetongue virus serotype 2 strains isolated in the Americas including a novel strain from the western United States Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation,
  • Link Icon 2013 Pitesky M, Cataline K, Crossley B, Poulos M, Ramos G, Willoughby D, Woolcock P, Cutler G, Bland M, Tran J, Jackwood D, Allen L, Breitmeyer R, Jones A, Forsythe K, Sentíes-Cué CG, Charlton B Historical, spatial, temporal, and time-space epidemiology of very virulent infectious bursal disease in California: a retrospective study 2008-2011 Avian Dis,
  • Link Icon 2013 Chigerwe M, Crossley B Bovine Immunoglobulin G does not have an inhibitory effect on diagnostic polymerase chain reaction (PCR) utilizing magnetic bead extraction methods as demonstrated on the detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in dairy calves J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Link Icon 2013 Stoute ST, Jackwood DJ, Sommer-Wagner SE, Crossley BM, Woolcock PR, Charlton BR Pathogenicity associated with coinfection with very virulent infectious bursal disease and Infectious bursal disease virus strains endemic in the United States J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Link Icon 2012 Ostrowski SR, Kubiski SV, Palmero J, Reilly CM, Higgins JK, Cook-Cronin S, Tawde SN, Crossley BM, Yant P, Cazarez R, Uzal FA An outbreak of equine botulism type A associated with feeding grass clippings J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Link Icon 2012 Crossley B, Hietala S, Hunt T, Benjamin G, Martinez M, Darnell D, Rubrum A, Webby R Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in captive cheetah Emerg Infect Dis,
  • Link Icon 2012 Jackwood DJ, Crossley BM, Stoute ST, Sommer-Wagner S, Woolcock, PR, Charlton BR Diversity of genome segment B from infectious bursal disease viruses in the United States. Avian Dis,
  • Link Icon 2012 Crossley BM, Mock RE, Callison SA, Hietala SK Identification and characterization of a novel alpaca respiratory coronavirus most closely related to the human coronavirus 229E Viruses,
  • Link Icon 2012 Smith KL, Li Y, Breheny P, Cook RF, Henney PJ, Sells S, Pronost S, Lu Z, Crossley BM, Timoney PJ, Balasuriya UB New real-time PCR assay using allelic discrimination for detection and differentiation of equine herpesvirus-1 strains with A2254 and G2254 polymorphisms Journal of clinical microbiology,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2010 Hietala S, Crossley B: SOP 15. Realtime RT PCR Detection of Influenza Virus Matrix Gene Realtime RT PCR Detection of Velogenic Newcastle Disease Fusion Protein, Ericka A. Pestana, Sandor Belak, Adama Diallo, John R. Crowther, Gerrit J. Viljoen, (ed), Early, Rapid and Sensitive Veterinary Molecular Diagnostics - Real Time PCR Applications. 147-168.

2008 Hietala SK, Crossley BM: Molecular Testing for Infectious Diseases in Cattle, Sheep, and Goats, Bradford P. Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, St Louis, Missouri. 446-450.

2005 Hietala SK, Schikora BM: Bovine viral diarrhea replication. Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus: Diagnosis, Management, and Control, Goyal and Ridpath, (ed), Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus: Diagnosis, Management, and Control, Ames, IA. .