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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
bcrossley@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

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, Prevelence, causality, strain identification and co-viral infection pattern of bovine herpervirus-4 among dairy cattle in California, (Principal Investigator), Center for Food Animal Health

Co-Investigator, Understanding New Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Viruses Affecting the U.S. Poultry Industry and their Persistence, Rodrigo Gallardo (Principal Investigator), Egg Industry Center

Co-Investigator, Development of an early-warning system based on real-time risk assessment for the prevention and rapid control of Avian Influenza in California poultry industry, Beatriz Martinez Lopez (Principal Investigator), UCD-Academic Senate

Co-Investigator, Development of an early-warning system based on risk mapping and producers self-assessment of biosecurity practices for the prevention, early detection and rapid control of AI outbreaks in the CA poultry industry., Beatriz Martinez Lopez (Principal Investigator), Critical Agricultural Research and Extension

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Beate Crossley: An outbreak of thyroid hyperplasia (goiter) with high mortality in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) 2015 Loukopoulos P, Bautista AC, Puschner B, Murphy B, Crossley BM, Holser I, Gomes L, Shivaprasad HL, Uzal FA An outbreak of thyroid hyperplasia (goiter) with high mortality in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Beate Crossley: Necrotizing Enteritis and Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy Associated With Equine Coronavirus Infection in Equids 2015 Giannitti F, Diab S, Mete A, Stanton JB, Fielding L, Crossley B, Sverlow K, Fish S, Mapes S, Scott L, Pusterla N Necrotizing Enteritis and Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy Associated With Equine Coronavirus Infection in Equids Vet Pathol,
  • Beate Crossley: A review of traditional and contemporary assays for direct and indirect detection of Equid herpesvirus 1 in clinical samples 2015 Balasuriya UB, Crossley BM, Timoney PJ A review of traditional and contemporary assays for direct and indirect detection of Equid herpesvirus 1 in clinical samples J Vet Diagn Invest,
  • Beate Crossley: Diagnosis and Control of a LPAI H5N8 Outbreak in a Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) Commercial Flock in the Central Valley of California 2015 Carnaccini S, Crossley B, Breitmeyer R, Charlton BR, Bland M, Fowler K, De La Torre F, Torchetti MK, Wong SS, Wilson D, Jones A, Sentíes-Cué CG Diagnosis and Control of a LPAI H5N8 Outbreak in a Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) Commercial Flock in the Central Valley of California Avian Diseases,
  • Beate Crossley: Diagnostic exercise: High mortality in a flock of chukar partridge chicks (Alectoris chukar) in California. 2015 Eckstrand CD, Woods LW, Diab SS, Crossley BM, Giannitti F Diagnostic exercise: High mortality in a flock of chukar partridge chicks (Alectoris chukar) in California. Vet Pathol,
  • Beate Crossley: Results of the BRD CAP project: progress toward identifying genetic markers associated with BRD susceptibility 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,
  • Beate Crossley: Whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of Bluetongue virus serotype 2 strains isolated in the Americas including a novel strain from the western United States 2014 Gaudreault NN, Mayo CE, Jasperson DC, Crossley BM, Breitmeyer RE, Johnson DJ, Ostlund EN, MacLachlan NJ, Wilson WC Whole genome sequencing 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,
  • Beate Crossley: Characterization of a H4N2 virus from quails with a multibasic motif in the hemagglutinin cleavage site 2014 Wong S, Yoon S, Zanin M, Song M, Oshansky-Weilnau C, Zaraket H, Sonnberg S, Rubrum A, Seiler P, Danner A, Krauss S, Webby R, Crossley B Characterization of a H4N2 virus from quails with a multibasic motif in the hemagglutinin cleavage site Virology,
  • Beate Crossley: Evaluation of Fast Technology Analysis (FTA) Cards as an Improved Method for Specimen Collection and Shipment Targeting Viruses Associated with Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex 2014 Liang X, Chigerwe M, Hietala S, Crossley B Evaluation of Fast Technology Analysis (FTA) Cards as an Improved Method for Specimen Collection and Shipment Targeting Viruses Associated with Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex J Virol Methods,
  • Beate Crossley: Evaluation of FTA cards for the diagnosis of BVDV infection in beef cattle 2014 Foster C, Hoar B, Hessman B, Crossley B Evaluation of FTA cards for the diagnosis of BVDV infection in beef cattle Bovine Practitioner,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2013 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. .

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. .