Barbara A Byrne

Barbara A Byrne


Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology

4313 VM3A, Davis, CA 95616

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Microbiology, Bacteriology and Mycology
1980, BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
1987, DVM, Colorado State University,
1998, PhD, Washington State University,
Active Research Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, Characterization of biofilm formation and the anti-biofilm effect of a novel coated sustained release chlorhexidine varnish on dental composite material, Boaz Arzi (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Honors and Awards
1984 Tracy Bissette Memorial Scholarship
1986 Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society
1986 Isaac E. Newsom Memorial Scholarship
1987 Pfizer Veterinary Scholarship
1990 The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Hospital Service Award
1994 Washington State University: TA Excellence in Teaching Award
2003 Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Teaching Award
2012 Top 5 Article published in 2011, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
2015 Fellow. Teaching Academy of the Consortium of Western Region Colleges of Veterinary Medicine
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2017 Byrne BA : PCR Diagnostics, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant, 2nd Edition, . .
2017 Byrne BA : Microbiologic Sampling, Chase C, Lutz K, McKenzie E, Tibary A, (ed), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult, Ruminant. 2nd Edition, . .
2014 Byrne BA : Chapter 45: Rational antimicrobial use, Smith BP, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 5e, St Louis. 1391-8.
2014 Byrne BA : Chapter 46: Laboratory diagnosis of fungal infections, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases, 2e, St Louis. 393-91.e1.
2014 Byrne BA : Chapter 27: Laboratory diagnosis of bacterial infections, Sellon DC, Long MT, (ed), Equine Infectious Diseases. 2e, St Louis. 257-65.e1.
Research Focus
Clinical microbiology, marine mammal bacterial disease, ecology of microbial disease
Specialty Focus
Ten Recent Publications

Gardhouse S, Guzman DS, Cox S, Kass PH, Drazenovich TL, Byrne BA, Hawkins MG
Pharmacokinetics and safety of ceftiofur crystalline free acid in New Zealand white rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Miller MA, Burgess TL, Dodd EM, Rhyan JC, Jang SS, Byrne BA, Gulland FM, Murray MJ, Toy-Choutka S, Conrad PA, Field CL, Sidor IF, Smith WA
Isolation and characterization of a novel marine Brucella from a Southern sea otter (Enhydra Lutis Nereis), California, USA

Soto E, Richey C, Reichley CR, Stevens B, Kenelty K, Lewis J, Byrne B, Wiederhold NP, Stacy BA, Waltzek TB, Sheley MF, Murphy B, Camus A, Griffin MJ
Diversity of Veronaea botryosa from different hosts and evaluation of laboratory challenge models for phaeohyphomycosis in Acipenser transmontanus

Reimschuessel R, Gravenstein M, Guag J, Namser SM, Song K, Qui J, Clothier KA, Byrne BA, Marks SL, Cadmus K, Pabilonia K, Sanches S, Rajeev S, Ensley S, Frana TS, Jergens AE, Chappell KH, Thakur S, Byrum B, Cui J, Zhang Y, Erdman MM, Rankin SC, Daly R, Das S, Ruesch L, Lawhon SD, Zhang S, Baszler T, Diaz-Campos D, Hartman F, Okwumabua O
Multilaboratory survey to evaluate Salmonella prevalence in diarrheic and nondiarrheic dogs and cats in the United States between 2012 and 2014

Weis AM, Huang BC, Storey DB, Kong N, Chen P, Arabyan N, Gilpin B, Mason C, Townsend AK, Smith WA, Byrne BA, Taff CC, Weimer BC
Large-scale release of Campylobacter draft genomes: resources for food safety and public health from the 100K Pathogen Genome Project

Weis AM, Storey DB, Taff CC, Townsend AK, Huang BC, Kong NT, Clothier KA, Spinner A, Byrne BA, Weimer BC
Genomic comparison of Campylobacter spp. and their potential for zoonotic transmission between birds, primates, and livestock