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Christina Sigurdson- BS, PhD, DVM

Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology



1990 BS with honors Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA
1994 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
2001 PhD Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO


Diplomat, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic Pathology)

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 Klingstedt, T, Shirani, H, Aslund, KO, Cairns, NJ, Sigurdson, CJ, Goedert, M, Nilsson, KP The Structural Basis for Optimal Performance of Oligothiophene-Based Fluorescent Amyloid Ligands: Conformational Flexibility is Essential for Spectral Assignment of a Diversity of Protein Aggregates. Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany),
  • Link Icon 2013 Perrott, MR, Sigurdson, CJ, Mason, GL, Hoover, EA Mucosal transmission and pathogenesis of chronic wasting disease in ferrets. The Journal of general virology,
  • Link Icon 2013 Bett, C, Kurt, TD, Lucero, M, Trejo, M, Rozemuller, AJ, Kong, Q, Nilsson, KP, Masliah, E, Oldstone, MB, Sigurdson, CJ Defining the conformational features of anchorless, poorly neuroinvasive prions. PLoS pathogens,
  • Link Icon 2012 Sajnani, G, Silva, CJ, Ramos, A, Pastrana, MA, Onisko, BC, Erickson, ML, Antaki, EM, Dynin, I, Vázquez-Fernández, E, Sigurdson, CJ, Carter, JM, Requena, JR PK-sensitive PrP is infectious and shares basic structural features with PK-resistant PrP. PLoS pathogens,
  • Link Icon 2012 Bett, C, Fernández-Borges, N, Kurt, TD, Lucero, M, Nilsson, KP, Castilla, J, Sigurdson, CJ Structure of the ß2-a2 loop and interspecies prion transmission. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology,
  • Link Icon 2012 Mitchell, GB, Sigurdson, CJ, O'Rourke, KI, Algire, J, Harrington, NP, Walther, I, Spraker, TR, Balachandran, A Experimental oral transmission of chronic wasting disease to reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus). PloS one,
  • Link Icon 2012 Masliah, E, Rockenstein, E, Inglis, C, Adame, A, Bett, C, Lucero, M, Sigurdson, CJ Prion infection promotes extensive accumulation of a-synuclein in aged human a-synuclein transgenic mice. Prion,
  • Link Icon 2012 Bett, C, Joshi-Barr, S, Lucero, M, Trejo, M, Liberski, P, Kelly, JW, Masliah, E, Sigurdson, CJ Biochemical properties of highly neuroinvasive prion strains. PLoS pathogens,
  • Link Icon 2012 Cao, K, Farahi, M, Dakanali, M, Chang, WM, Sigurdson, CJ, Theodorakis, EA, Yang, J Aminonaphthalene 2-cyanoacrylate (ANCA) probes fluorescently discriminate between amyloid-ß and prion plaques in brain. Journal of the American Chemical Society,
  • Link Icon 2012 Perrott, MR, Sigurdson, CJ, Mason, GL, Hoover, EA Evidence for distinct chronic wasting disease (CWD) strains in experimental CWD in ferrets. The Journal of general virology,