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Jeffrey Hall

Title: Research Virologist
Phone: 608-270-2458

Education and/or Training

B.S. 1980 Dana College, Blair Nebraska Biology/Psychology
PhD 2001 University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska Biological Sciences - viral diseases

Areas of Specialization and or Research Interests

Disease ecology
Viral diseases

Current USGS Research and Projects

Avian influenza highly pathogenic H5N1 in shorebirds, raptors and waterbirds
Experimental infection study on AI

Professional Experience

2007 – Present USGS National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, WI Research Virologist
2003 – 2007 USDA APHIS NWRC Ft. Collins, CO Virologist/Laboratory Manager

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

American Society for Virology
University of Nebraska Plant Pathology Graduate Student Association
University of Nebraska Biological Science Graduate Student Association

Selected Publications

Jeffrey S. Hall, Robin E. Russell, J. Christian Franson, Catherine Soos, Robert J. Dusek , R. Bradford Allen, Sean W. Nashold, Joshua L. TeSlaa, Jón Einar Jónsson, Jennifer R. Ballard, Naomi Harms, Justin Brown. Avian influenza ecology in sea ducks: not all ducks are created equal. PLoS One. December 17, 2015; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144524.

Jeffrey S Hall, Robert J Dusek, Erica Spackman. (2015) Rapidly expanding range of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Emerg. Infect. Dis.

Jeffrey S. Hall, Gunnar Þór Hallgrimsson, Kamol Suwannanarn, Srinand Sreevatsen, Hon S. Ip, Ellen Magnusdottir, Joshua L. TeSlaa, Sean W. Nashold, Robert J. Dusek. (2014) Avian influenza virus ecology in Iceland shorebirds: intercontinental reassortment and movement. Inf. Gen. Evol. 28:130-136.

Robert J. Dusek, Gunnar T. Hallgrimsson, Hon S. Ip, Jón E. Jónsson, Srinand Sreevatsan, Sean W. Nashold, Joshua L. TeSlaa, Shinichiro Enomoto, Rebecca A. Halpin, Xudong Lin, Nadia Fedorova, Timothy B. Stockwell, Vivien G. Dugan, David E. Wentworth, and Jeffrey S. Hall. (2014) North Atlantic migratory bird flyways provide routes for intercontinental movement of avian influenza viruses. PLoS One. 9(3): e92075.

Karlsson, E.A., Ip, H.S., Hall, J.S., Yoon, S-W1, Johnson, J, Beck, M.A., Webby, R.J., Schultz-Cherry, S. (2014) ) Respiratory transmission of an avian H3N8 influenza virus isolated from a harbour seal. Nature Communications. 5:4791 doi:10.1038/ncomms5791.

Jeffrey S. Hall, Joshua L. TeSlaa, Sean W. Nashold and Hon S. Ip. (2013) Evolution of a reassortant North American gull influenza virus lineage: drift, shift and stability. Virology J. 10:179.

Wilson HM, Hall JS, Flint PL, Franson JC, Ely CR, Schmutz JA and Samuel MD. (2013) High seroprevalence of antibodies to avian influenza viruses among wild waterfowl in Alaska: implications for surveillance. PLoS One 8(3): e58308. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058308.

Ely CR, Hall JS, Schmutz JA, Pearce JM, Terenzi J, Sedinger JS and Ip HS. (2013) Evidence that life history characteristics of wild birds influence infection rates and exposure to influenza A viruses. PLoS One 8(3): e57614. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057614.

Jeffrey S. Hall, Scott Krauss, J. Christian Franson, Joshua L. TeSlaa, Sean W. Nashold, David E. Stallknecht, Richard J. Webby and Robert G. Webster. (2012) Avian influenza ecology at Delaware Bay, USA: Experimental infection of ruddy turnstones (Arenaria interpres) with low pathogenic and highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses. DOI:10.1111/j.1750-2659.2012.00358.x.

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