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Jay Schneider

Title:Biological Science Technician
Phone: 608-270-2339
Email: jrschneider@usgs.gov

Education and/or Training

B.S. 1977 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Biology
M.S. 1981 University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse Microbiology

Areas of Specialization and or Research Interests

CWD and the environment

Prion protein

Current USGS Research and Projects

CWD in North American rodents

CWD transmission and adaptation

Professional Experience

2007 – present Biological Laboratory Technician, USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wi., with Dr. D. Heisey
2005 – 2007 Assoc. Researcher w/ Dr. Judd Aiken, Comparative Biosciences, SVM
2002 – 2005 Associate Researcher, Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, with Dr. W. H. McClain
1991 – 2002 Assistant Researcher, Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, with Dr. W. H. McClain

Selected Publications

Aiken J.M., Johnson C.J., McKenzie D., Schneider J., Bakke B. (2007) Degradation of prion protein by earthworm fibrinolytic enzyme. Prion International Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Abstract.

Chad J. Johnson, Jay R. Schneider, Christopher J. Johnson, Natalie A. Mickelsen, Julia A. Langenberg, Philip N. Bochsler, Delwyn P. Keane, Daniel J. Barr, and Dennis M. Heisey. (2009) Chronic Wasting Disease Susceptibility of Four North American Rodents. Third International CWD Symposium, Park City, Utah. USA. Abstract.

Jay R. Schneider, Brock Bakke, Christopher Johnson, Debbie McKenzie and Judd Aiken. (2009) Effect of Invertebrates on Environmental Prion Contamination. Third International CWD Symposium, Park City Utah. USA.

Heisey D., Mickelson N., Schneider J., Johnson C.J., Johnson C., Langenberg J., Bosler P., Keane D., and Barr D. (2010) Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Susceptibility of several North American rodents that are sympatric with cervid CWD epidemics. Journal of Virology, vol. 84, No. 1

Carlson C.M., Schneider J.R., Heisey D.M., Petersen J.A., Johnson C.J. (2010) Transmission and Adaptation of Chronic Wasting Disease to North American voles. International Prion Conference. Salzburg, Austria. Abstract.

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