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Heather Michelle Fritz

TitleSPEC
InstitutionUniversity of California Davis
DepartmentCA ANIMAL HLTH&FOOD SAFETY LAB
AddressONE SHIELDS AVE.
CA 95616
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    Identifying components of Toxoplasma oocysts that confer environmental resistance
    NIH K01OD010917Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Identifying components of Toxoplasma oocysts that confer environmental resistance
    NIH/NCRR K01RR031487Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Lawton SJ, Weis AM, Byrne BA, Fritz H, Taff CC, Townsend AK, Weimer BC, Mete A, Wheeler S, Boyce WM. Comparative analysis of Campylobacter isolates from wild birds and chickens using MALDI-TOF MS, biochemical testing, and DNA sequencing. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2018 May; 30(3):354-361. PMID: 29528812.
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    2. Bowden GD, Land KM, O'Connor RM, Fritz H. High-throughput screen of drug repurposing library identifies inhibitors of Sarcocystis neurona growth. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2018 Apr; 8(1):137-144. PMID: 29547840.
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    3. Guiton PS, Sagawa JM, Fritz H, Boothroyd JC. An in vitro model of intestinal infection reveals a developmentally regulated transcriptome of Toxoplasma sporozoites and a NF-?B-like signature in infected host cells. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0173018. PMID: 28362800.
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    4. Poulsen A, Fritz H, Clifford DL, Conrad P, Roy A, Glueckert E, Foley J. PREVALENCE AND POTENTIAL IMPACT OF TOXOPLASMA GONDII ON THE ENDANGERED AMARGOSA VOLE (MICROTUS CALIFORNICUS SCIRPENSIS), CALIFORNIA, USA. J Wildl Dis. 2017 Jan; 53(1):62-72. PMID: 27690194.
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    5. Lorenzi H, Khan A, Behnke MS, Namasivayam S, Swapna LS, Hadjithomas M, Karamycheva S, Pinney D, Brunk BP, Ajioka JW, Ajzenberg D, Boothroyd JC, Boyle JP, Dardé ML, Diaz-Miranda MA, Dubey JP, Fritz H, Gennari SM, Gregory BD, Kim K, Saeij JP, Su C, White MW, Zhu XQ, Howe DK, Rosenthal BM, Grigg ME, Parkinson J, Liu L, Kissinger JC, Roos DS, Sibley LD. Local admixture of amplified and diversified secreted pathogenesis determinants shapes mosaic Toxoplasma gondii genomes. Nat Commun. 2016 Jan 07; 7:10147. PMID: 26738725; PMCID: PMC4729833.
    6. Girard YA, Johnson CK, Fritz H, Shapiro K, Packham AE, Melli AC, Carlson-Bremer D, Gulland FM, Rejmanek D, Conrad PA. Detection and characterization of diverse coccidian protozoa shed by California sea lions. Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2016 Apr; 5(1):5-16. PMID: 27141438; PMCID: PMC4840268.
    7. Poukchanski A, Fritz H, Tonkin ML, Treeck M, Boulanger MJ, Boothroyd JC. Toxoplasma gondii sporozoites invade host cells using two novel paralogues of RON2 and AMA1. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e70637. PMID: 23940612; PMCID: PMC3734201.
    8. VanWormer E, Fritz H, Shapiro K, Mazet JA, Conrad PA. Molecules to modeling: Toxoplasma gondii oocysts at the human-animal-environment interface. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 May; 36(3):217-31. PMID: 23218130; PMCID: PMC3779781.
    9. Fritz H, Buchholz KR, Chen X, Durbin-Johnson B, Rocke DM, Conrad PA, Boothroyd JC. Transcriptomic analysis of toxoplasma development reveals many novel functions and structures specific to sporozoites and oocysts. PLoS One. 2012; 7(2):e29998. PMID: 22347997; PMCID: PMC3278417.
    10. Fritz H, Bowyer PW, Bogyo M, Conrad PA, Boothroyd JC. Proteomic analysis of fractionated Toxoplasma oocysts reveals clues to their environmental resistance. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e29955. PMID: 22279555; PMCID: PMC3261165.
    11. Buchholz KR, Fritz H, Chen X, Durbin-Johnson B, Rocke DM, Ferguson DJ, Conrad PA, Boothroyd JC. Identification of tissue cyst wall components by transcriptome analysis of in vivo and in vitro Toxoplasma gondii bradyzoites. Eukaryot Cell. 2011 Dec; 10(12):1637-47. PMID: 22021236; PMCID: PMC3232729.
    12. Fritz H, Barr B, Packham A, Melli A, Conrad PA. Methods to produce and safely work with large numbers of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts and bradyzoite cysts. J Microbiol Methods. 2012 Jan; 88(1):47-52. PMID: 22037023; PMCID: PMC4281032.
    13. Shapiro K, Mazet JA, Schriewer A, Wuertz S, Fritz H, Miller WA, Largier J, Conrad PA. Detection of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts and surrogate microspheres in water using ultrafiltration and capsule filtration. Water Res. 2010 Feb; 44(3):893-903. PMID: 19836820.
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    14. Miller WA, Atwill ER, Gardner IA, Miller MA, Fritz H, Hedrick RP, Melli AC, Barnes NM, Conrad PA. Clams (Corbicula fluminea) as bioindicators of fecal contamination with Cryptosporidium and Giardia spp. in freshwater ecosystems in California. Int J Parasitol. 2005 May; 35(6):673-84. PMID: 15862580.
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