James Cullor

Professor Emeritus

Population Health & Reproduction

, BS, Kansas State University, Manhattan,
, DVM, Kansas State University, Manhattan,
, PhD, University of California, Davis,
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Dairy Herd Health Endowment Fund, (Principal Investigator), Milk Marketing Advisory Board (MMAB)
Honors and Awards
1993 Outstanding Alumnus: Ft. Scott Community Junior College
1992 SmithKline Beecham Award for Research Excellence
1982-83 Austin Eugene Lyons Research Scholarship
1981 Outstanding Resident Instructor, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, UC Davis
1993 Defensin peptide composition and methods for this use, US Patent #5,242,902, September 7
1994 Broad spectrum antimicrobial compounds and methods of use, US Patent #5,324,176, June 28
1995 Novel antimicrobial peptides from bovine neutrophils, US Patent #5,459,235, October 17
1998 Antimicrobial peptides from bovine neutrophils, US Patent #5,821,224, October 13
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2002 Tyler JW, Cullor JS : Disorders of the mammary gland (Chp 34), BP Smith, (ed), Field Guide to Large Animal Internal Medicine, St Louis, MO. 293-296.
2001 Cullor JS, Tyler JW, Smith BP : Disorders of the mammary gland, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 3rd edition, St Louis, MO. 1177-1197.
2000 Miller EP, Cullor JS : Food Safety, , Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, 4th Ed, Topeka, KS. 183-1194.
1996 Cullor JS : Dilemmas associated with antibiotic residue testing in milk: Choices, Problems, Issues, WA Moats and MB Mediana, (ed), Veterinary Drug Residues: Food Safety, American Chemical Society Symposium Series 636, Washington, DC. 44-57.
1996 Cullor JS, Tyler JW : Mammary gland health and disorders, BP Smith, (ed), Large Animal Internal Medicine, 2nd edition, St Louis, MO. 1177-1197.
Research Focus

Animal health (mastitis, neonatal diseases, vaccines, novel antimicrobial compound development and testing), public health (antibiotic residue avoidance) , food safety (novel methods for controlling pathogens in milk), food defense (detection of and protection from agroterrorism/criminal activity on-farm), food security (developing/testing novel food processing methods), diagnostic assays, and new approaches to breakthrough management techniques for food supply enterprises.

Specialty Focus

Food Safety

Ten Recent Publications

Cenci-Goga BT, Rossitto PV, Sechi P, McCrindle CM, Cullor JS
Toxoplasma in animals, food, and humans: an old parasite of new concern

Heidinger JC, Winter CK, Cullor JS
Quantitative microbial risk assessment for Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus enterotoxin A in raw milk